Philip Glass

Philip Glass

 

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Philip Morris Glass (born January 31, 1937)[1] is an American composer. He is widely regarded as one of the most influential musicians of the late 20th century.[2][3][4]

Glass's compositions have been described as minimal music, similar to other "minimalist" composers including La Monte Young, Steve Reich and Terry Riley.[5] However, Glass has described himself instead as a composer of "music with repetitive structures",[6] which he has helped evolve stylistically.[7][8]

Glass founded the Philip Glass Ensemble, with which he still performs on keyboards. He has written numerous operas and musical theatre works, eleven symphonies, eleven concertos, seven string quartets and various other chamber music, and film scores. Three of his film scores have been nominated for Academy Awards.

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Glass, Glassworks - Arr. for piano and cello: 1. Opening
Song
Glass, Glassworks - Arr. for piano and cello: 1. Opening is a song by musical artist Philip Glass, released on December 15, 2017.
Brooklyn Rider: Philip Glass String Quartets Nos. 6 and 7
Album
Brooklyn Rider: Philip Glass String Quartets Nos.
Glass: Complete Études for Piano
Album
Glass: Complete Études for Piano is an album by musical artist Philip Glass, released on November 17, 2017.
The Complete Piano Etudes - Live in Moscow
Album
The Complete Piano Etudes - Live in Moscow is an album by musical artist Philip Glass, released on November 10, 2017.

Photos - Philip Glass548

Popular Albums162

Album Appearances & References1120

Popular Songs26

Song Appearances & References6

Musical Group References5

Musical Groups6

Films33

Minor Film Appearances & References3

TV Shows3

Musicals9

Minor Musical Appearances & References1

Plays1

Minor Play Appearances & References5

Book References & Influences5

Poetry Appearances & References1

Video Game References2

Collaborators & Influencers150

Other Film-Related Relationships2

Other Music-Related Relationships25

Personal & Professional Relationships23

Commercial & Non-Profit Relationships3

Awards & Nominations6

You May Also Be Interested In50

Videos11

Spotify - Albums & Singles312

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Spotify - Top Tracks10

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

News Articles7

Philip Glass's involvement with New Music Festival 'a huge deal' for Winnipeg symphony conductor
  –  January 27, 2018
Celebrated American composer Philip Glass features heavily in the program for this year's festival, an annual event focused on bringing modern music to Winnipeg audiences — including performing at the festival himself. Glass will join three other ...
Philip Glass Ensemble Presents KOYAANISQATSI LIVE
  –  January 25, 2018
KOYAANISQATSI is a Hopi Indian word meaning "life out of balance." Established by composer Philip Glass, the Philip Glass Ensemble (PGE) held its first performance in May 1969 at the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York City. Embraced first by the ...
Simone Dinnerstein will perform a new concerto by Philip Glass with Princeton Symphony Orchestra
  –  January 19, 2018
When Simone Dinnerstein joins the Princeton Symphony Orchestra for a concert on Jan. 28, she will perform a piano concerto written for her by the renown American composer Philip Glass. Glass is known for his operas, such as "Satyagraha" and "Einstein on ...
Steeped in Guns N' Roses and Philip Glass, Missy Mazzoli is a leading composer of her generation
  –  January 12, 2018
For Christmas this year, Missy Mazzoli's aunt knitted her a black sheep. It was an affectionate gesture. Mazzoli, 37, is one of the top composers of her generation, but to a family of non-musicians in Lansford, Pennsylvania, a small town about an hour from ...
Simone Dinnerstein plays Philip Glass work, written for her, with Boulder Phil
  –  January 5, 2018
As in her 2014 program, she presents a new concerto written for her, this time by one of the most famous of all living composers: 80-year-old American Philip Glass. The Phil was ... of years ago and visited the composer at his home, she said in an interview.
Philip Glass's involvement with New Music Festival 'a huge deal' for Winnipeg symphony conductor
  –  January 27, 2018
And here in North America, [there was] a whole other direction. And in the '60s, this whole movement started with Philip Glass and Steve Reich — minimalism." For anyone unfamiliar with what minimalist music sounds like, Mickelthwate points to most ...
Philip Glass Ensemble Presents KOYAANISQATSI LIVE
  –  January 25, 2018
The Philip Glass Ensemble, conducted by long time music director Michael ... Fun Facts: · Glass' evolving new musical style was eventually dubbed "minimalism." Glass disliked the term and prefers "music with repetitive structures."

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