Philip Glass: In the Upper Room

Philip Glass: In the Upper Room

by Michael Riesman
     
 

In the Upper Room is a collaboration between choreographer Twyla Tharp and composer Philip Glass. This new disc marks the first complete recording of the 1986 ballet. The first recording of the work, released on Sony’s Dance Pieces, presented only five of the work’s nine movements. Also, Sony’s disc heavily reinforced the acoustic instruments withSee more details below

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In the Upper Room is a collaboration between choreographer Twyla Tharp and composer Philip Glass. This new disc marks the first complete recording of the 1986 ballet. The first recording of the work, released on Sony’s Dance Pieces, presented only five of the work’s nine movements. Also, Sony’s disc heavily reinforced the acoustic instruments with synthesized tracks, presumably to artificially thicken the orchestral sound. This new, definitive recording uses only acoustic instruments, as the composer originally intended. From the Label

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Release Date:
05/12/2009
Label:
Orange Mountain
UPC:
0801837005622
catalogNumber:
56
Rank:
71563

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