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Philip Glass: Father of minimalist music

One does not merely listen to Glass's compositions but experiences them. In many respects Glass has infused the essence of Wagner into his unique brand of electronic music. If the writers of South Park can incorporate Philip Glass in their Christmas episode then it should not take much longer for Glass becomes mainstream.

Philip glass the justice field of kuru and evening song

I downloaded the songs from the opera
Satyagraha . I am enjoying them very much and listen to them over and over again. these are slightly different versions of these songs than was recently broadcast on the PBS version of Satyagraha from The Met
But despite the slight differences I enjoy this music very much.


Another over priced offering of Glass? Again? And to the previous reviewer, Tom Johnson and Lamonte Young basically invented the genre, not Glass. Years after, their works still hold up, unlike these pieces. -Bz


Born: January 31, 1937 in Baltimore, MD

Genre: Classical

Years Active: '60s, '70s, '80s, '90s, '00s, '10s

Philip Glass was unquestionably among the most innovative and influential composers of the 20th century. Postmodern music's most celebrated and high-profile proponent, his myriad orchestral works, operas, film scores, and dance pieces proved essential to the development of ambient and new age sounds, and his fusions of Western and world musics were among the earliest and most successful global experiments of their kind. Born in Baltimore, MD, on January 31, 1937, Glass took up the flute at the...
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