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The Orange Mountain Music Philip Glass Sampler

Glass,Philip
Release Date: 04/13/2010 
Label:  Orange Mountain Music   Catalog #: 64   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Philip Glass
Performer:  Philip GlassAndrew StermanRichard PeckJon Gibson,   ... 
Conductor:  Michael RiesmanDennis Russell DaviesGerard SchwarzRalf Gothóni
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Raschèr Saxophone QuartetConjunto Iberico Cello Octet
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 8 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Orange Mountain Music presents a sampler which surveys the great variety of Philip Glass' music drawn from the label's expansive catalog. This 21-track disc presents Glass' music written for an incredible assortment of media including film (Koyaanisqatsi, The Hours, Dracula, Candyman, The Fog of War, The Thin Blue Line), opera (Orphée, Waiting for the Barbarians, The Witches of Venice), concert works (Saxophone Quartet Concerto, Piano Concerto No.2) and much more! Orange Mountain Music presents a sampler which surveys the great variety of Philip Glass' music drawn from the label's expansive catalog. This 21-track disc presents Glass' music written for an incredible assortment of media including film (Koyaanisqatsi, The Hours, Dracula, Candyman, The Fog of War, The Thin Blue Line), opera (Orphée, Waiting for the Barbarians, The Witches of Venice), concert works (Saxophone Quartet Concerto, Piano Concerto No.2) and much more! Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Etudes (10) for Piano: Etude no 2 by Philip Glass
Performer:  Philip Glass (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
Length: 2 Minutes 44 Secs. 
2.
Candyman: Music Box by Philip Glass
Conductor:  Michael Riesman
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1992 
Length: 1 Minutes 6 Secs. 
3.
Concerto for Saxophone Quartet and Orchestra: 4th movement by Philip Glass
Performer:  Andrew Sterman (), Richard Peck (), Jon Gibson ()
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Raschèr Saxophone Quartet
Period: Contemporary 
Written: 1995 
Length: 3 Minutes 46 Secs. 
4.
The Thin Blue Line: Help Me by Philip Glass
Conductor:  Michael Riesman
Period: Contemporary 
Written: 1988 
Length: 2 Minutes 30 Secs. 
5.
The Orphée Suite for Piano: Orphée's Bedroom by Philip Glass
Performer:  Paul Barnes (Piano)
Period: Modern 
Written: 2000 
Length: 1 Minutes 38 Secs. 
6.
The Fog of War: 100,000 People by Philip Glass
Conductor:  Michael Riesman
Period: Contemporary 
Written: 2003 
Length: 2 Minutes 58 Secs. 
7.
Passages: Channels and Winds by Philip Glass
Conductor:  Dennis Russell Davies
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Raschèr Saxophone Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1990; USA 
Length: 4 Minutes 58 Secs. 
8.
The Hours: Escape! by Philip Glass
Performer:  Michael Riesman (Piano)
Period: Contemporary 
Length: 4 Minutes 0 Secs. 
9.
Concerto Fantasy: 1st movement by Philip Glass
Performer:  Jonathan Haas (Timpani), Evelyn Glennie (Timpani)
Conductor:  Gerard Schwarz
Period: Contemporary 
Written: 2000 
Length: 5 Minutes 28 Secs. 
10.
Undertow: The Chase by Philip Glass
Conductor:  Michael Riesman
Period: Contemporary 
Written: 2004 
Length: 3 Minutes 2 Secs. 
11.
North Star: Etoile Polaire by Philip Glass
Performer:  Philip Glass (Keyboards), Gene Rickard (Voice), Joan La Barbara (Voice),
Dickie Landry (Saxophone), Dickie Landry (Flute)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
Length: 2 Minutes 38 Secs. 
12.
Piano Concerto No. 2: The Vision by Philip Glass
Performer:  R. Carlos Nakai (Native American Fl.), Paul Barnes (Piano)
Conductor:  Ralf Gothóni
Period: Contemporary 
Written: 2004 
Length: 4 Minutes 0 Secs. 
13.
The Witches of Venice: The Plant-Boy's Song by Philip Glass
Period: Contemporary 
Written: 1995 
Length: 4 Minutes 8 Secs. 
14.
Dracula: Renfield by Philip Glass
Performer:  Michael Riesman (Piano)
Period: Contemporary 
Written: 1999; United States of Ame 
Length: 3 Minutes 15 Secs. 
15.
Akhnaten: Funeral of Amenhotep III by Philip Glass
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Conjunto Iberico Cello Octet
Period: Contemporary 
Written: 1983 
Length: 2 Minutes 34 Secs. 
16.
Cassandra's Dream: A Drive in the Country by Philip Glass
Conductor:  Michael Riesman
Period: Contemporary 
Written: 2007 
Length: 1 Minutes 36 Secs. 
17.
Waiting for the Barbarians: Dreamscape No. 3 by Philip Glass
Conductor:  Dennis Russell Davies
Period: Modern 
Written: 2004-2005 
Length: 2 Minutes 46 Secs. 
18.
In the Summer House: Molly Is a Dreamer by Philip Glass
Performer:  Krista Bennion-Feeney (Violin), Richard Sher (Cello)
Period: Contemporary 
Written: 1993; United States of Ame 
Length: 1 Minutes 2 Secs. 
19.
Neverwas: Neverwas Restored by Philip Glass
Conductor:  Michael Riesman
Written: 2005 
Length: 2 Minutes 0 Secs. 
20.
Koyaanisqatsi: The Grid by Philip Glass
Conductor:  Michael Riesman
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1981; USA 
Length: 6 Minutes 35 Secs. 

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