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Glass: Songs From The Trilogy


Release Date: 08/07/1989 
Label:  Cbs Masterworks Catalog #: 45580   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Philip Glass
Performer:  Douglas PerryLucinda ChildsJon GibsonRichard Landry,   ... 
Conductor:  Christopher KeeneMichael RiesmanDennis Russell Davies
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York City Opera OrchestraNew York City Opera ChorusPhilip Glass Ensemble,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 0 Hours 53 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Satyagraha: Protest 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 
Date of Recording: 1984 
Venue:  RCA Studio A, New York 
Length: 4 Minutes 19 Secs. 
2. 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 
Date of Recording: 1984 
Venue:  RCA Studio A, New York 
Length: 4 Minutes 7 Secs. 
3. Einstein on the Beach: Trial/Prison by Philip Glass
Performer:  Lucinda Childs (Spoken Vocals), Jon Gibson (Saxophone), Richard Landry (Bass Clarinet)
Conductor:  Michael Riesman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philip Glass Ensemble
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1975; USA 
Date of Recording: 1978 
Venue:  Big Apple Recording Studios, New York 
Length: 2 Minutes 47 Secs. 
4. Akhnaten: Akhnaten and Nefertiti by Philip Glass
Performer:  Paul Esswood (Countertenor), Milagro Vargas (Alto)
Conductor:  Dennis Russell Davies
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Stuttgart State Opera Chorus,  Stuttgart State Opera Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1983; USA 
Date of Recording: 1987 
Length: 4 Minutes 15 Secs. 
Notes: This selection was recorded at Karlshöhe Church and Tonstudio Bauer, Ludwigsburg, Germany. 
5. Satyagraha: Kuru Field of Justice by Philip Glass
Performer:  Robert McFarland (Baritone), 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 
Date of Recording: 1984 
Venue:  RCA Studio A, New York 
Length: 6 Minutes 4 Secs. 
6. Einstein on the Beach: Knee 1 by Philip Glass
Performer:  Philip Glass (Electric Organ), Sheryl Sutton (Spoken Vocals), Lucinda Childs (Spoken Vocals)
Conductor:  Michael Riesman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philip Glass Ensemble
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1975; USA 
Date of Recording: 1978 
Venue:  Big Apple Recording Studios, New York 
Length: 3 Minutes 32 Secs. 
7. Satyagraha: Tolstoy Farm by Philip Glass
Performer:  Rhonda Liss (Alto), Sheryl Woods (Soprano), Claudia Cummings (Soprano),
Robert McFarland (Baritone), Douglas Perry (Tenor), Scott Reeve (Bass)
Conductor:  Christopher Keene
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York City Opera Orchestra,  New York City Opera Chorus
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1977-1978; USA 
Date of Recording: 1984 
Venue:  RCA Studio A, New York 
Length: 4 Minutes 54 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
8. Akhnaten: Window of Appearances by Philip Glass
Performer:  Paul Esswood (Countertenor), Milagro Vargas (Alto)
Conductor:  Dennis Russell Davies
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Stuttgart State Opera Chorus,  Stuttgart State Opera Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1983; USA 
Date of Recording: 1987 
Length: 4 Minutes 22 Secs. 
Notes: This selection was recorded at Karlshöhe Church and Tonstudio Bauer, Ludwigsburg, Germany. 
9. Einstein on the Beach: Bed by Philip Glass
Performer:  Iris Hiskey (Soprano), George Andoniadis (Organ)
Conductor:  Michael Riesman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philip Glass Ensemble
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1975; USA 
Date of Recording: 1978 
Venue:  Big Apple Recording Studios, New York 
Length: 3 Minutes 40 Secs. 
10. Akhnaten: Epilogue by Philip Glass
Performer:  Paul Esswood (Countertenor), Milagro Vargas (Alto)
Conductor:  Dennis Russell Davies
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Stuttgart State Opera Chorus,  Stuttgart State Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1983; USA 
Date of Recording: 1987 
Length: 4 Minutes 18 Secs. 
Notes: This selection was recorded at Karlshöhe Church and Tonstudio Bauer, Ludwigsburg, Germany. 
11. Einstein on the Beach: Knee 5 by Philip Glass
Performer:  Philip Glass (Electric Organ), Paul Zukofsky (Violin), Samuel Johnson (Spoken Vocals),
Sheryl Sutton (Spoken Vocals), Lucinda Childs (Spoken Vocals)
Conductor:  Michael Riesman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philip Glass Ensemble
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1975; USA 
Date of Recording: 1978 
Venue:  Big Apple Recording Studios, New York 
Length: 5 Minutes 10 Secs. 
12. 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 
Date of Recording: 1987 
Length: 6 Minutes 16 Secs. 
Notes: This selection was recorded at Karlshöhe Church and Tonstudio Bauer, Ludwigsburg, Germany. 

Sound Samples

Protest from Satyagraha
Evening Song from Satyagraha
Hymn To The Sun from Akhnaten
Trial - Prison from Einstein on the Beach (Album Version)
Akhnaten And Nefertiti from Akhnaten
Kuru Field Of Justice from Satyagraha
Knee 1 from Einstein on the Beach (Album Version)
Tolstoy Farm from Satyagraha
Window Of Appearances from Akhnaten (Album Version)
Bed from Einstein on the Beach
Epilogue from Akhnaten (Album Version)
Knee 5 from Einstein on the Beach (Album Version)

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