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New Sounds San Jose:
Philip Glass: 1978

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Item Type: Sound Recording Duration: 90 min
Event Type: Music Program Origin: KPFA

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A live recording of a concert by Philip Glass given on July 2, 1978 as part of the New Sounds San Jose concert series. This program include a number of pieces for organ, written in Glass’ trademark minimalist style, as well as a piece for orchestra and electronics. Born in 1937, Philip Glass is one of the most influential American composers of the late 20th century. He is the best known composer of repetitive or minimalist music, and has produced a number of very successful modern operas, often in collaboration with Robert Wilson, as well as the soundtracks for a number of movies.

Part 1 of 2:  
Musical Selections:  [unidentified piece for orchestra and electronics] (24:00) / Philip Glass -- [unidentified piece for organ] (14:00) / Philip Glass -- [unidentified piece for organ] (13:00) / Philip Glass
Genres:  New Music; Minimalism
Subject:  New music; Minimal music; Chamber orchestra music; Electronic music; Organ music
People:  Glass, Philip
Recording Date:  07/02/1978
 
Part 2 of 2:  
Musical Selections:  [unidentified piece for organ] (15:00) / Philip Glass -- [unidentified piece for organ] (21:00) / Philip Glass
Genres:  New Music; Minimalism
Subject:  New music; Minimal music; Organ music
People:  Glass, Philip
Recording Date:  07/02/1978
 
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