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Glass: Music in Twelve Parts

Glass: Music in Twelve Parts

by Philip Glass
     
 
Philip Glass' Music in Twelve Parts may be the most seminal work of the minimalist movement. The entire four-hour piece has come to be viewed as a summation of all of Glass' achievements of the period and came to inform many of the composer's later works. A massive piece written for the composer's own group of musicians, the Philip Glass Ensemble, Music in

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Philip Glass' Music in Twelve Parts may be the most seminal work of the minimalist movement. The entire four-hour piece has come to be viewed as a summation of all of Glass' achievements of the period and came to inform many of the composer's later works. A massive piece written for the composer's own group of musicians, the Philip Glass Ensemble, Music in 12 Parts was recorded by the group in Rovereto, Italy in 2006, more than 30 years after the premiere at New York City's Town Hall. For the first time, this four disc boxed set contains a recording of the entire work unabridged performed by the Philip Glass Ensemble with the composer on keyboards. From the Label

Product Details

Release Date:
09/09/2008
Label:
Orange Mountain
UPC:
0801837004922
catalogNumber:
49

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Performance Credits

Philip Glass   Primary Artist,Keyboards
Jon Gibson   Flute,Soprano Saxophone
Martin Goldray   Keyboards
Richard Peck   Alto Saxophone,Tenor Saxophone
Michael Riesman   Conductor,Keyboards,Musical Direction
Andrew Sterman   Flute,Piccolo,Soprano Saxophone
Mick Rossi   Keyboards
Lisa Bielawa   Vocals
Philip Glass Ensemble   Ensemble

Technical Credits

Philip Glass   Composer,Liner Notes,Executive Producer
Jon Gibson   Liner Notes
Don Christensen   Producer,Executive Producer
Dan Dryden   Engineering
Kurt Munkasci   Producer,Executive Producer
Michael Riesman   Producer,Liner Notes,Musical Director
Andrew Sterman   Liner Notes
Dante de Sole   Engineer
James Law   Engineer
Robert Mapplethorpe   Cover Photo
Lisa Bielawa   Liner Notes
Stephen Erb   Live Sound
Mick Rossi   Liner Notes
Frank Stella   Cover Art

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