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

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  Music

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 - Glass Box. A Nonesuch Retrospective (2008, 10xCD Box) [Repost]

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…

Tim Fain - Philip Glass: Partita for Solo Violin (2015) [Re-Up]  Music

Posted by Designol at Aug. 15, 2017
Tim Fain - Philip Glass: Partita for Solo Violin (2015) [Re-Up]

Tim Fain plays Philip Glass: Partita for Solo Violin (2015)
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 244 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 118 Mb | Scans included
Classical, Minimalism | Label: Orange Mountain Music | # 0050 | Time: 00:45:53

Violinist Tim Fain has worked extensively with minimalist composer Philip Glass in performances and in the preparation of new pieces, and the most impressive result of their collaboration may be the Partita for solo violin (2010), a seven-movement suite written especially for Fain. Associations with Johann Sebastian Bach's violin partitas are inevitable, and it's clear that Glass has had them in mind while composing in what can be described as an aspirational, rather than a merely imitative, manner. Glass has for the most part avoided his customary ostinatos and static sections, and his use of broken chords only suggests counterpoint, rather than propulsive rhythmic patterns. He has also eschewed any direct references to Bach or Baroque style, yet the Partita's kinship with the older models is certainly felt, and Fain's playing has a lot to do with it. The ebb and flow of tempos and the expressive use of rubato give the Partita an introspective feeling, and the freedom of individual expression is quite removed from the locked-in, high-energy ensemble playing that was Glass' early trademark style.

Philip Glass - The Complete Sony Recordings (2016)  Music

Posted by SERTiL at April 17, 2017
Philip Glass - The Complete Sony Recordings (2016)

Philip Glass - The Complete Sony Recordings
Classical | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 1214:09 min | 2.72 GB
Label: Sony Classical | Tracks: 141 | Rls.date: 2016

To celebrate the 80th birthday of the legendary American composer, The Complete Sony Recordings is the first ever release of Philip Glass Sony Classical recordings together in a limited-edition box set. The 24-CD set includes the first ever release of Glassworks specially mixed for your personal cassette player on CD, a 44 minute interview with Philip Glass on Glassworks.
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.
Nicolas Horvath - Philip Glass: Glassworlds Vol. 3, Metamorphosis (2016)

Nicolas Horvath - Philip Glass: Glassworlds Vol. 3, Metamorphosis (2016)
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 287 Mb (incl 5%) | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 216 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans included
Genre: Classical, Minimalism | Label: Grand Piano | # GP691 | Time: 01:17:01

This program reverses time, revealing the Metamorphosis in Glass’s work from his 1980s film and theatre transcriptions, through The Olympian composed for the Los Angeles Olympiad, to rarities such as the dream-like Coda. The Trilogy Sonata highlights Glass’s renowned operas from the celebratory Akhnaten Dance to the stately Satyagraha and landmark Einstein on the Beach. The dazzling pulse-patterns of Two Pages make it a milestone of minimalism, while the Sonatina No. 2 is a pre-minimalist work composed when Glass was a student of Darius Milhaud at Juilliard.
Philip Glass - Dances & Sonata; performed by Steffen Schleiermacher (2006) [Repost]

Philip Glass - Dances & Sonata; performed by Steffen Schleiermacher (2006)
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 374 Mb (incl 5%) | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 209 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans included
Genre: Classical, Minimalism | Label: Musikproduktion Dabringhaus und Grimm | # MDG 613 1428-2 | Time: 01:05:03

The fact that Philip Glass' music stands up so well in a variety of arrangements is a testament to its durability. German composer and pianist/organist Steffen Schleiermacher offers a recital of two dances from Dance, Glass' monumental 1979 multimedia collaboration with choreographer Lucinda Childs and visual artist Sol Lewitt, arranged for organ, and Sonata, a transcription for piano of one section from each of Glass' three portrait operas, made by Paul Barnes. The dances, which frame the Sonata on the CD, are especially effective when performed on the organ, due to the grandeur of which the organ is capable, its ability to sustain notes without decay, and the fact that its sound is closely related to the electronic keyboards used in the original. There is more of a sonic leap from the wind and electronic sounds of Einstein on the Beach and the orchestras of Satyagraha and Akhnaten to a solo piano.