Glass, Philip

In-person 1997 mini-poster signed by the modern composer, 2018 Kennedy Center Honors recipient

Price: $40.00

Description:
(B. 1937) Studied with Boulanger and transcribed Ravi Shankar's Indian music into Western notation while in Paris, applied eastern techniques to his own music. By 1974, Glass had his performing group, The Philip Glass Ensemble, and co-founded the Mabou Mines Theater Company. This period culminated in "Music in Twelve Parts", followed by the landmark opera, "Einstein on the Beach", created with Robert Wilson in 1976. His repertoire includes music for opera, dance, theater, chamber ensemble, orchestra, and film. His film scores include classics like "Koyaanisqatsi", "Powaqqatsi", "La Belle et La Bęte", and "Dracula"; Scorsese's "Kundun" and Daldry’s "The Hours" received Oscar nominations, his score for Weir's "The Truman Show" won a Golden Globe. In 2003, Glass premiered opera "The Sound of a Voice" with David Henry Hwang, created score to Errol Morris' Oscar winning documentary "The Fog of War". In 2004 Glass premiered "Orion", collaboration between Glass and six other international artists, for the 2004 Athens Olympics and his "Piano Concerto No. 2 (After Lewis and Clark)" with the Omaha Symphony Orchestra. He will be a recipient of a 2018 Kennedy Center Honor in December 2018. 11 x 8 ˝ signed blue Borders Books & Music mini-poster for Glass' Washington June 11 1997 appearance for signing of his 1997 CD “Heroes” Symphony.

Condition: Very good
Type:Signed Mini-Poster






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