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Philip Glass: Einstein on the Beach (1979, r1990)  

Posted by hopscotch at Feb. 12, 2009
Philip Glass: Einstein on the Beach (1979, r1990)

Philip Glass: Einstein on the Beach (1979, r1990)
Classical | EAC (APE & CUE) | 876 MB

Sit tight and take the journey back to 1979 for a musical shock treatment. In that year, following on the heels of other Minimalist rebels like Terry Riley, Steve Reich and La Monte Young, Philip Glass forged a new style whose radical austerity thumbed its nose at every other music of the day, be it classical or popular.

Philip Glass: Einstein on the Beach  

Posted by peachfuzz at Feb. 6, 2007
Philip Glass: Einstein on the Beach

Philip Glass: Einstein on the Beach (and Bonus DVD)
EAC (APE & CUE) | Classical | 4 CD / 850 MB
Philip Glass - Glass Box. A Nonesuch Retrospective (2008, Nonesuch # 424508-2, 10 CD, box set) [RE-UP]

Philip Glass - Glass Box. A Nonesuch Retrospective
10xCD Box | EAC+LOG+CUE | FLAC (tracks): 3,56 GB | Artwork: 122 MB
Label/Cat#: Nonesuch # 424508-2 | Country/Year: US 2008 | 5% Recovery Info
Genre: Classical, Electronica, Stage & Screen | Style: Minimalism, Chamber Music, Contemporary, Soundtrack

This elegantly packaged 10 disc retrospective surveys four decades of work by Philip Glass, from his earliest solo pieces to his world-renowned operas to his Oscar-nominated film scores. In music, words and pictures, it traces the evolution, as critic Tim Page puts it in his liner notes essay, of 'the first composer to win a wide, multi-generational audience in the opera house, the concert hall, the dance world, in film and in popular music-simultaneously.' The long-awaited release of this set follows this past spring's triumphal new staging of Glass's 1980 Satyagraha at the Metropolitan Opera House…
Philip Glass & Robert Wilson: Einstein on the Beach (Michael Riesman) (2016) [2xDVD9]

Philip Glass & Robert Wilson: Einstein on the Beach (Michael Riesman) (2016)
2xDVD9 | NTSC 16:9 (720x480) | Audio: DTS 5.1 and LPCM 2.0 | Full Scan Booklet | 14.56 GB
Classical | Run Time: 263 minutes

VA - The Essential Philip Glass (Deluxe Edition) (2012)  Music

Posted by tirexiss at Dec. 12, 2016
VA - The Essential Philip Glass (Deluxe Edition) (2012)

VA - The Essential Philip Glass (Deluxe Edition) (2012)
MP3 (CBR 320 kbps) | 03:10:23 | 469 MB
Genre: Modern Classical | Label: Sony Classical

The Essential Philip Glass is a three-disc 2012 compilation not to be confused with the single-disc 1993 album, The Essential Philip Glass. The tracks from both are taken from previous Sony releases. Two of the discs of the 2012 set are made up of single tracks from a number of albums, including Songs from Liquid Days, Glassworks, the film score Naqoyqatsi, the ballet In the Upper Room, and the choral-orchestral piece Itaipu. Stylistically the music represents a fairly narrow range in Glass' career; all the music except for Naqoyqatsi is from the 1980s. There is variety in the musical forces used; the Philip Glass Ensemble led by Michael Riesman figures prominently, but there are also pieces that use chorus, vocalists, and piano. Linda Ronstadt, Yo-Yo Ma, the Kronos Quartet, and Glass himself are among the distinguished soloists.

Philip Glass - Kepler (2011) 2CD + DVD5  Music

Posted by Designol at March 5, 2015
Philip Glass - Kepler (2011) 2CD + DVD5

Philip Glass - Kepler (2011) 2CD + DVD5
Landestheater Linz, Bruckner Orchester Linz, Conducted by Dennis Russell Davies

EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 680 Mb (incl 5%) | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 338 Mb (incl 5%) | Time: 01:54:02
DVD5 | NTSC | 16:9 (720x480) VBR | German-Latin AC3 5.0, 448 kbps or AC3 2.0, 192 kbps | Subs: English, German | 02:00:31 | ~ 4.3 Gb
Genre: Minimalism, Opera | Label: Orange Mountain Music | # 0071/OMM5004 | Scans included

Philip Glass' opera from 2009 explores the life of scientist Johannes Kepler though a series of dramatic scenes with two hours of Glass' music. Kepler in many ways hearkens back to Glass' portrait operas of the early 1980s and continues the composers interest in scientists after having also written operas on Einstein and Galileo. The opera premiered at the Landestheater Linz in 2009 as part of Linz 09, the European Cultural Capital, and continues the amazing 30 year collaboration between Glass and the conductor Dennis Russell Davies, the music director of both the Landestheater Linz and its orchestra, the Bruckner Orchester Linz who has also recorded Glass' music extensively for the Orange Mountain Music label including Glass Symphonies 6, 7, and 8, and Glass' large scale opera The Voyage which was originally written for the Metropolitan Opera.

Philip Glass - Minimal Music  Music

Posted by trackball at Feb. 16, 2010
Philip Glass - Minimal Music

Philip Glass - Minimal Music
Classical | Easy CD-DA, FLAC tracks, No CUE, No Log | 1 CD, Cover, HQ | 335 MB
CD Date: 16. Oktober 2009 | Sony

The Grand Master of minimal music, here portrayed with a cross-section of his major works - including his three undertook a "Portrait Trilogy" became known operas, each one of the personalities of contemporary violence: Akhenaten, Einstein and Gandhi

Philip Glass - Glassworks vol. 2  Music

Posted by trackball at May 6, 2009
Philip Glass - Glassworks vol. 2

Philip Glass - Glassworks Vol. 2
Classical, Soundtrack | Easy CD-DA, FLAC tracks, No CUE, No Log | 1 CD, Covers, LQ | 397 MB
CD Date: 2005 | SONY

Include recopilation works from: 'Akhnaten' 'Einstein on the beach' 'Itaipu' 'Songs from liquid days'' "The photographer'…
Ravi Shankar and Philip Glass - Passages (1990) {Private 260 297}

Ravi Shankar and Philip Glass - Passages (1990) {Private 260 297}
EAC 1.0b3 | FLAC tracks level 8 | Cue+Log+M3U | Full Scans 300dpi | 322MB + 5% Recovery
Genre: Modern Classical, Hindustani Classical Music, Post-Minimalism, World Fusion

A collaboration between an avant-garde modern classical composer and a traditional Indian/Hindi composer/performer seems as unlikely as ice hockey on the River Styx. However, Passages is a collaboration between Philip Glass and Ravi Shankar and it works quite well. Shankar's smooth style fits nicely with Glass' dissonant orchestrations. There is a great deal of technical data involved here. Both of these artists have long taken intellectual approaches to music. Thus, the liner notes are a bit heavy-handed. The music is brilliant. The symphony dominates the soundscapes, but Shankar's atmospheres are integral to the success of this project.
Nicolas Horvath - Philip Glass: Glassworlds, Volume 5: Enlightenment (2016)

Nicolas Horvath - Philip Glass: Glassworlds, Volume 5: Enlightenment (2016)
Mad Rush; Metamorphosis Two; 600 Lines, for ensemble; The Sound of Silence

EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 286 Mb (incl 5%) | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 206 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans included
Genre: Classical, Minimalism | Label: Grand Piano | # GP745 | Time: 01:12:55

The works in this programme demonstrate Philip Glass’s perpetual goal of connecting with his audience. Taking shape as something like a hidden sonata form, Mad Rush contrasts peaceful atmosphere with tempestuousness and mesmerizing beauty. The last of its kind in Glass’s oeuvre, 600 Lines, here receiving its première recording on solo piano, is an obsessive and hypnotically restless toccata that represents the zenith of his experiences while working with Ravi Shankar. These two monumental works are joined by première recordings of the subtly transformed Metamorphosis 2, and Glass’s only transcription in the form of Paul Simon’s The Sound of Silence.