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Glassmasters / Philip Glass


Release Date: 02/25/1997 
Label:  Sony   Catalog #: 62960   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Philip Glass
Performer:  Paul EsswoodMilagro VargasMelinda LiebermannClaudia Cummings,   ... 
Conductor:  Robert ShawDennis Russell DaviesChristopher KeeneMichael Riesman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Atlanta Symphony OrchestraAtlanta Symphony ChorusStuttgart State Opera Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 3 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 3 Hours 28 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Itaipu: The Dam by Philip Glass
Conductor:  Robert Shaw
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Atlanta Symphony Orchestra,  Atlanta Symphony Chorus
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1988; USA 
Date of Recording: 1990 
Venue:  Symphony Hall, Atlanta, Georgia 
2. Akhnaten: Window of Appearances by Philip Glass
Performer:  Paul Esswood (Countertenor), Milagro Vargas (Alto), Melinda Liebermann (Soprano)
Conductor:  Dennis Russell Davies
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Stuttgart State Opera Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1983; USA 
Date of Recording: 1987 
Venue:  Ludwigsburg, Germany 
3. Satyagraha: Vow by Philip Glass
Performer:  Claudia Cummings (Soprano), 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 City 
4. Songs from Liquid Days: no 5, Open the Kingdom (Liquid Days Part 2) by Philip Glass
Performer:  Douglas Perry (Voice)
Conductor:  Michael Riesman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philip Glass Ensemble
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1986; USA 
Date of Recording: 1985 
Venue:  The Living Room, New York City 
5. Akhnaten: Attack and Fall by Philip Glass
Performer:  Tero Hannula (Baritone), Cornelius Hauptmann (Bass), Helmut Holzapfel (Tenor)
Conductor:  Dennis Russell Davies
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Stuttgart State Opera Chorus,  Stuttgart State Opera Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1983; USA 
Date of Recording: 1987 
Venue:  Ludwigsburg, Germany 
6. Satyagraha: Rescue by Philip Glass
Performer:  Rhonda Liss (Mezzo Soprano), 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 City 
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 
Date of Recording: 1987 
Venue:  Ludwigsburg, Germany 
8. Floe by Philip Glass
Conductor:  Michael Riesman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philip Glass Ensemble
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1981; USA 
Date of Recording: 1981 
Venue:  Greene Street Studio, New York City 
9. Dance: Dance no 5 by Philip Glass
Performer:  Jon Gibson (Soprano Saxophone), Richard Peck (Tenor Saxophone), Michael Riesman (Keyboard),
Dora Ohrenstein (Voice), Jack Kripl (Flute)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1979; USA 
Date of Recording: 1981 
Venue:  Greene Street Studio, New York City 
10. Einstein on the Beach: Spaceship by Philip Glass
Conductor:  Michael Riesman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philip Glass Ensemble,  Chorus
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1975; USA 
Date of Recording: 1978 
Venue:  Big Apple Studios, New York City 
11. The Photographer: Act 3 by Philip Glass
Conductor:  Michael Riesman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philip Glass Ensemble,  Chorus
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1982; USA 
Date of Recording: 1982 
Venue:  Greene Street Studio, New York City 
12. Einstein on the Beach: Building by Philip Glass
Conductor:  Michael Riesman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philip Glass Ensemble,  Chorus
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1975; USA 
Date of Recording: 1978 
Venue:  Big Apple Studios, New York City 
13. Einstein on the Beach: Knee 3 by Philip Glass
Conductor:  Michael Riesman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chorus
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1975; USA 
Date of Recording: 1978 
Venue:  Big Apple Studios, New York City 
14. Facades by Philip Glass
Performer:  Jack Kripl (Soprano Saxophone)
Conductor:  Michael Riesman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philip Glass Ensemble
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1981; USA 
Date of Recording: 1981 
Venue:  Greene Street Studio, New York City 
15. Akhnaten: Epilogue by Philip Glass
Performer:  Paul Esswood (Countertenor), Milagro Vargas (Alto), Melinda Liebermann (Soprano)
Conductor:  Dennis Russell Davies
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Stuttgart State Opera Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1983; USA 
Date of Recording: 1987 
Venue:  Ludwigsburg, Germany 
16. Satyagraha: Evening Song by Philip Glass
Performer:  Douglas Perry (Tenor)
Conductor:  Christopher Keene
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York City Opera Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1977-1978; USA 
Date of Recording: 1984 
Venue:  RCA Studio A, New York City 
17. Einstein on the Beach: Knee 5 by Philip Glass
Performer:  Philip Glass (Electric Organ), Paul Zukofsky (Violin), Samuel Johnson (Spoken Vocals),
Sheryl Sutton (Voice), Lucinda Childs (Voice)
Conductor:  Michael Riesman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chorus
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1975; USA 
Date of Recording: 1978 
Venue:  Big Apple Studios, New York City 
18. Mad Rush by Philip Glass
Performer:  Philip Glass (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1981; USA 
Date of Recording: 1989 
Venue:  The Living Room, New York City 
19. Songs from Liquid Days: no 1, Changing Opinion by Philip Glass
Performer:  Paul Dunkel (Flute), Bernard Fowler (Voice), Michael Riesman (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1986; USA 
Date of Recording: 1986 
Venue:  The Living Room, New York City 
20. Akhnaten: Hymn to the Aten [Sun] by Philip Glass
Performer:  Paul Esswood (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 
Venue:  Ludwigsburg, Germany 

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