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Best Of Philip Glass


Release Date: 02/20/2007 
Label:  Sony   Catalog #: 705119   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Philip Glass
Performer:  Janice PendarvisDouglas PerryBernard FowlerLinda Ronstadt,   ... 
Conductor:  Michael RiesmanChristopher KeeneDennis Russell DaviesRobert Shaw
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philip Glass EnsembleKronos QuartetThe Roches (Folk),   ... 
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

2007 issued double CD anthology of recordings by one the most influential classical composers of the 20th Century commemorating his 70th birthday.

Tracks:
1. GLASS, PHILIP - LIGHTING
2. GLASS, PHILIP - FACADES
3. GLASS, PHILIP - EVENING SONG
4. GLASS, PHILIP - A GENTLEMAN'S HONOR
5. GLASS, PHILIP - HYMN TO THE SUN
6. GLASS, PHILIP - METAMORPHOSIS FOUR
7. GLASS, PHILIP - OPEN THE KINGDOM
8. GLASS, PHILIP - DANCE II
9. GLASS, PHILIP - GLASSPIECE NO. 1
10. GLASS, PHILIP - CHANGING OPINION
11. GLASS, PHILIP - OPENING
12. GLASS, PHILIP - FLOE
13. GLASS, PHILIP - KNEE PLAY
14. GLASS, PHILIP - FUNERAL FO AMENHOTEP
15. GLASS, PHILIP - WICHITA SUTRA VORTEX
16. GLASS, PHILIP -
Read more FORGETTING
17. GLASS, PHILIP - DANCE IX
18. GLASS, PHILIP - DAM
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Works on This Recording

1.
Songs from Liquid Days: no 2, Lightning by Philip Glass
Performer:  Janice Pendarvis (Voice)
Conductor:  Michael Riesman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philip Glass Ensemble
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1986; USA 
2.
Songs from Liquid Days: no 5, Open the Kingdom (Liquid Days Part 2) by Philip Glass
Performer:  Douglas Perry (Tenor)
Conductor:  Michael Riesman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philip Glass Ensemble
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1986; USA 
3.
Songs from Liquid Days: no 1, Changing Opinion by Philip Glass
Performer:  Bernard Fowler (Voice)
Conductor:  Michael Riesman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philip Glass Ensemble
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1986; USA 
4.
Songs from Liquid Days: no 6, Forgetting by Philip Glass
Performer:  Linda Ronstadt (Soprano)
Conductor:  Michael Riesman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philip Glass Ensemble,  Kronos Quartet,  The Roches (Folk)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1986; USA 
5.
Satyagraha: Evening Song by Philip Glass
Performer:  Douglas Perry (Tenor)
Conductor:  Christopher Keene
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York City Opera Orchestra,  New York City Opera Chorus
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1977-1978; USA 
6.
Akhnaten: Hymn to the Aten [Sun] by Philip Glass
Performer:  Paul Esswood (Countertenor)
Conductor:  Dennis Russell Davies
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Stuttgart State Opera Chorus,  Stuttgart State Opera Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1983; USA 
7.
Akhnaten: Funeral by Philip Glass
Conductor:  Dennis Russell Davies
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Stuttgart State Opera Chorus,  Stuttgart State Opera Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1983; USA 
8.
In the Upper Room: Dance no 2 by Philip Glass
Conductor:  Michael Riesman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philip Glass Ensemble
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
9.
In the Upper Room: Dance no 9 by Philip Glass
Conductor:  Michael Riesman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philip Glass Ensemble
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
10.
Facades by Philip Glass
Conductor:  Michael Riesman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philip Glass Ensemble
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1981; USA 
11.
The Photographer: A Gentleman's Honor by Philip Glass
Conductor:  Michael Riesman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philip Glass Ensemble
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1982; USA 
12.
Rubric by Philip Glass
Conductor:  Michael Riesman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philip Glass Ensemble
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1981; USA 
13.
Floe by Philip Glass
Conductor:  Michael Riesman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philip Glass Ensemble
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1981; USA 
14.
Einstein on the Beach: Knee Play 1 by Philip Glass
Conductor:  Michael Riesman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philip Glass Ensemble
Written: 1975 
15.
Wichita Vortex Sutra by Philip Glass
Performer:  Philip Glass (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1988; USA 
16.
Opening by Philip Glass
Performer:  Philip Glass (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1981; USA 
17.
Metamorphoses (5): no 4 by Philip Glass
Performer:  Philip Glass (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1988; USA 
18.
Itaipu: The Dam by Philip Glass
Conductor:  Robert Shaw
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Atlanta Symphony Orchestra,  Atlanta Symphony Chorus
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1988; USA 

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