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Tibet House's 2020 US Benefit Concert Rocked with Iggy Pop and Patti Smith

Patti Smith brought down the house at the annual Tibet House benefit as she first paid tribute to Kurt Cobain and Allen Ginsberg with "About a Boy" and "Don't Say Nothing'".

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NPR Music Host Bob Boilen on the Songs That Impacted Musician's Lives

The radio personality collected artist interviews about their life-changing songs in a new book. He discussed it here with PopMatters.

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26th Annual Tibet House Benefit Featured Iggy Pop's Bowie Tribute and More (Photos)

The annual Tibet House Benefit supports the organization's mission to promote and preserve the cultural and spiritual heritage of Tibet. This year, Iggy Pop channeled Bowie.

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Philip Glass: The Complete Piano Etudes

Philip Glass' collection of 20 etudes, written over a span of 19 years, is given a moving performance by the virtuosic pianist Maki Namekawa.

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Philip Glass - "Etude No. 16" (video)

Leading up to the November 25th release of the complete collection of his piano etudes, Philip Glass plans to drop two tracks from the 20-song collection each week. This week, you can view Maki Namekawa's performance of "Etude No. 16".

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Should Film Music Stand Alone?

In evaluating what makes a great film score, writers, composers, and listeners must ask themselves if the function of cinematic music limits the form it has to take.

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'Quatsi' Director Returns With 'Visitors', A Film That Watches You Back

With Koyaanisqatsi, Godfrey Reggio changed the way we see films. With Visitors, he wanted to make the first film that "returns the viewers look". The result was one of the most riveting films at this year's Toronto International Film Festival.

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No More Words Nowadays: 'The Qatsi Trilogy'

The Qatsi films are artistic ways of raising perceptions in the Irwinian sense: to change the world, we first must know what the world has become by our doing.

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'Music 109: Notes on Experimental Music' Is Simple and Brilliant

Alvin Lucier gives us the book on experimental music that is, conversely, not the book on experimental music.

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Philip Glass: REWORK_Philip Glass remixed

Philip Glass remixes easily. Really, he does.

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Einstein on the Beach

A widely considered masterpiece of avant-guarde theater returns to New York before setting out on an international tour.

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The Best Film Scores of the 2000s

From contemplative science fiction to macabre stop-motion, the 2000s brought forth some excellent film scores that are worth listening to long after the credits have rolled. With this year's Academy Awards just behind us, Sound Affects looks at the top movie scores from the 21 century so far.

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22nd Annual Tibet House Benefit: 13 February 2012 - New York

Philip Glass invites an interesting and engaging selection of artists to perform at the 22nd Annual Tibet House Benefit.

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'Love Goes to Buildings on Fire' Like Its Title, Is Poetry

The most important five years in popular music -- including the birth and rise of CBGB, the birth of disco and hip-hop, Philip Glass’s emergence as a Serious Composer, and the many shades of salsa -- in one volume.

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Sentieri Selvaggi: Sentieri Selvagi Plays Gavin Bryars & Philip Glass

Sentieri Selvaggi reveres these two elder statesmen of minimalism. And that's about all there is to it.

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Philip Glass: Kepler

The iconic American composer gazes at the stars through the opera looking Glass.

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Philip Glass: Violin Concerto No.2 "The American Four Seasons"

Hold on a second... this ain't no Vivaldi concerto!

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Woolf at the Door

Both Virginia Woolf's Mrs. Dalloway and Michael Cunningham's The Hours offer an illuminating look at the choices we make, the roles we play, and the hours that hinge our lives together.

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Various Artists: Healing the Divide

This disc of performances by Tom Waits, Philip Glass, the Dalai Lama, and others for the Tibetan Health Initiative is an admirable but curious release.

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