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Glass: Satyagraha / Keene, New York City Opera


Release Date: 10/04/2011 
Label:  Sony   Catalog #: 88697527232   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Philip Glass
Performer:  Sheryl WoodsScott ReeveClaudia CummingsRobert McFarland,   ... 
Conductor:  Christopher Keene
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York City Opera OrchestraNew York City Opera Chorus
Number of Discs: 3 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

"The subject here is the early life of Mahatma Gandhi and the text is a selection of verses from the Bhagavadgita, sung in the original Sanskrit and used as another strad in the complex repetitive web of sound. The result is undeniably powerful. The recording is spectacular."

-- Penguine Guide [2003/4 Edition]
"The subject here is the early life of Mahatma Gandhi and the text is a selection of verses from the Bhagavadgita, sung in the original Sanskrit and used as another strad in the complex repetitive web of sound. The result is undeniably powerful. The recording is spectacular."

-- Penguine Guide [2003/4 Edition]
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Works on This Recording

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Satyagraha by Philip Glass
Performer:  Sheryl Woods (Soprano), Scott Reeve (Bass), Claudia Cummings (Soprano),
Robert McFarland (Baritone), Rhonda Liss (Alto), 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 
Venue:   RCA Recording Studios, New York City 
Length: 123 Minutes 9 Secs. 
Language: Sanskrit 
Notes: This work is performed in Sanskrit.  

Customer Reviews

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 Fine performance of a brilliant work April 2, 2016 By R. McNeill (Winston-Salem, NC) See All My Reviews "A hundred years from now, if operas from this period are heard and performed, they will be those of Philip Glass. As innovative to his period as Monteverdi was to his, Glass operas are rich in content and distinctive in style. If any operas from this period survive, my money is on Ahknaten and Satyagraha. Excellent performance, this one." Report Abuse
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