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Glass: Einstein On The Beach Highlights - The Changing Image Of Opera [CD & DVD]

Glass / Philip Glass Ensemble
Release Date: 11/13/2012 
Label:  Orange Mountain Music   Catalog #: 83   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Philip Glass
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philip Glass Ensemble
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 17 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

In celebration of the 2012 revival of the seminal modern opera Einstein on the Beach by Philip Glass and Robert Wilson at the Brooklyn Academy of Music, Orange Mountain Music presents this world première recording of highlights from live performances at BAM in 1984 featuring the Philip Glass Ensemble and produced by Kurt Munkacsi. As a special bonus, the disc is paired with the film The Changing Image of Opera, available DVD for the first time. This rare Chris A. Verges film documents the 1984 production of Einstein on the Beach at BAM. In celebration of the 2012 revival of the seminal modern opera Einstein on the Beach by Philip Glass and Robert Wilson at the Brooklyn Academy of Music, Orange Mountain Music presents this world première recording of highlights from live performances at BAM in 1984 featuring the Philip Glass Ensemble and produced by Kurt Munkacsi. As a special bonus, the disc is paired with the film The Changing Image of Opera, available DVD for the first time. This rare Chris A. Verges film documents the 1984 production of Einstein on the Beach at BAM. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Einstein On The Beach (Highlights): Knee 1 by Philip Glass
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philip Glass Ensemble
Period: Contemporary 
Written: 1976; United States of Ame 
Date of Recording: 1984 
Venue:  BAM 
Length: 2 Minutes 26 Secs. 
2.
Einstein On The Beach (Highlights): Train by Philip Glass
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philip Glass Ensemble
Period: Contemporary 
Written: 1976; United States of Ame 
Date of Recording: 1984 
Venue:  BAM 
Length: 6 Minutes 14 Secs. 
3.
Einstein On The Beach (Highlights): Trial pt 1 by Philip Glass
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philip Glass Ensemble
Period: Contemporary 
Written: 1976; United States of Ame 
Date of Recording: 1984 
Venue:  BAM 
Length: 1 Minutes 16 Secs. 
4.
Einstein On The Beach (Highlights): Trial pt 20 by Philip Glass
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philip Glass Ensemble
Period: Contemporary 
Written: 1976; United States of Ame 
Date of Recording: 1984 
Venue:  BAM 
Length: 7 Minutes 24 Secs. 
5.
Einstein On The Beach (Highlights): Trial pt 30 by Philip Glass
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philip Glass Ensemble
Period: Contemporary 
Written: 1976; United States of Ame 
Date of Recording: 1984 
Venue:  BAM 
Length: 2 Minutes 5 Secs. 
6.
Einstein On The Beach (Highlights): Knee 20 by Philip Glass
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philip Glass Ensemble
Period: Contemporary 
Written: 1976; United States of Ame 
Date of Recording: 1984 
Venue:  BAM 
Length: 2 Minutes 11 Secs. 
7.
Einstein On The Beach (Highlights): Dance 10 by Philip Glass
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philip Glass Ensemble
Period: Contemporary 
Written: 1976; United States of Ame 
Date of Recording: 1984 
Venue:  BAM 
Length: 7 Minutes 17 Secs. 
8.
Einstein On The Beach (Highlights): Night Train by Philip Glass
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philip Glass Ensemble
Period: Contemporary 
Written: 1976; United States of Ame 
Date of Recording: 1984 
Venue:  BAM 
Length: 6 Minutes 55 Secs. 
9.
Einstein On The Beach (Highlights): Knee 3 by Philip Glass
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philip Glass Ensemble
Period: Contemporary 
Written: 1976; United States of Ame 
Date of Recording: 1984 
Venue:  BAM 
Length: 2 Minutes 28 Secs. 
10.
Einstein On The Beach (Highlights): Trial-Prison pt 1 by Philip Glass
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philip Glass Ensemble
Period: Contemporary 
Written: 1976; United States of Ame 
Date of Recording: 1984 
Venue:  BAM 
Length: 1 Minutes 6 Secs. 
11.
Einstein On The Beach (Highlights): Trial-Prison pt 2 by Philip Glass
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philip Glass Ensemble
Period: Contemporary 
Written: 1976; United States of Ame 
Date of Recording: 1984 
Venue:  BAM 
Length: 2 Minutes 53 Secs. 
12.
Einstein On The Beach (Highlights): Trial-Prison pt 3 by Philip Glass
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philip Glass Ensemble
Period: Contemporary 
Written: 1976; United States of Ame 
Date of Recording: 1984 
Venue:  BAM 
Length: 1 Minutes 18 Secs. 
13.
Einstein On The Beach (Highlights): Trial-Prison pt 4 by Philip Glass
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philip Glass Ensemble
Period: Contemporary 
Written: 1976; United States of Ame 
Date of Recording: 1984 
Venue:  BAM 
Length: 1 Minutes 15 Secs. 
14.
Einstein On The Beach (Highlights): Dance 2 by Philip Glass
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philip Glass Ensemble
Period: Contemporary 
Written: 1976; United States of Ame 
Date of Recording: 1984 
Venue:  BAM 
Length: 6 Minutes 10 Secs. 
15.
Einstein On The Beach (Highlights): Knee 4 by Philip Glass
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philip Glass Ensemble
Period: Contemporary 
Written: 1976; United States of Ame 
Date of Recording: 1984 
Venue:  BAM 
Length: 3 Minutes 40 Secs. 
16.
Einstein On The Beach (Highlights): Building by Philip Glass
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philip Glass Ensemble
Period: Contemporary 
Written: 1976; United States of Ame 
Date of Recording: 1984 
Venue:  BAM 
Length: 2 Minutes 19 Secs. 
17.
Einstein On The Beach (Highlights): Cadenza by Philip Glass
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philip Glass Ensemble
Period: Contemporary 
Written: 1976; United States of Ame 
Date of Recording: 1984 
Venue:  BAM 
Length: 2 Minutes 23 Secs. 
18.
Einstein On The Beach (Highlights): Bed pt 1 by Philip Glass
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philip Glass Ensemble
Period: Contemporary 
Written: 1976; United States of Ame 
Date of Recording: 1984 
Venue:  BAM 
Length: 1 Minutes 14 Secs. 
19.
Einstein On The Beach (Highlights): Bed pt 2 by Philip Glass
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philip Glass Ensemble
Period: Contemporary 
Written: 1976; United States of Ame 
Date of Recording: 1984 
Venue:  BAM 
Length: 2 Minutes 57 Secs. 
20.
Einstein On The Beach (Highlights): Spaceship by Philip Glass
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philip Glass Ensemble
Period: Contemporary 
Written: 1976; United States of Ame 
Date of Recording: 1984 
Venue:  BAM 
Length: 7 Minutes 47 Secs. 
21.
Einstein On The Beach (Highlights): Knee 5 by Philip Glass
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philip Glass Ensemble
Period: Contemporary 
Written: 1976; United States of Ame 
Date of Recording: 1984 
Venue:  BAM 
Length: 6 Minutes 4 Secs. 

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