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Wichita Vortex Sutra (1988). Philip Glass /glass + glass/

5 years agoMusic / Classical : aworks

Ira image by Getty Images via Daylife It’s a Glass family reunion tonight as composer Philip Glass and his cousin Ira Glass, host of National Public Radio’s “This American Life,” present an evening of music and storytelling to raise $300,000...
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Einstein on the Beach (1976). Philip Glass /still has detractors/

Music / Classical : aworks (2 years ago)

Getty Images via @daylife) I suppose it's good to know that not everyone loves Philip Glass: But I have to say that I don't think there's a composer in the history of music who has made such a reputation, or... Read Post

A Descent into the Maelstron (1985). Philip Glass /champagne promenade/

Music / Classical : aworks (4 years ago)

Image by Getty Images via @daylife I wish the SF Symphony good lick with their upcoming "my classic American Composers" concert. It's music by Copland and Gershwin. But wait, there's more:Arrive one hour prior to the concert for a c... Read Post

Wichita Vortex Sutra (1988). Philip Glass /i hereby declare the end of the war/

Music / Classical : aworks (3 years ago)

Allen Ginsberg I'm not sure I really like the voice of Ira Glass but he powerfully reads text by Alan Ginsburg as cousin Philip Glass plays Wichita Vortex Sutra. iTunes only (as far as I know). Wikipedia: Ginsberg juxtaposes images.... Read Post


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