Philip Glass: Opening Piece From Glassworks

Books | Piano

Composer: Philip Glass
Format: Sheet Music | Instrumental Album
The short opening piece from Philip Glass's masterpiece, constructed from layers of repeating musical 'cells', written for the solo Piano.
ISBN: 5020679548363
Skill Level: Intermediate-Advanced Explain this
No of pages: 4
Language: English
Catalogue No: DU10023

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        Scores 6.7 out of 10 based on 3 reviews
        4 out of 10


        Halifax, West Yorkshire. GB
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        Way overpriced. Was considering a refund.
        Confirmed purchase: 23 January 2018
        Published on: 16 February 2018

        Good morning Martin, thank you for your feedback, I am sorry to hear that your disappointed with your purchase, We have a 30 day return and refund policy. If you would like to return this please email or call on 01284 725725 and we can arrange this please quote order no 6221065 in all emails kind regards Seb.

        7 out of 10


        loughborough GB piano lover
        good cover if you appreciate this piece much
        only this piece with 4 page.
        Confirmed purchase: 30 November 2015
        Published on: 15 January 2016

        Musicroom Reviews

        Having heard all of Glass' suite, Glassworks; I enjoyed listening to the opening piece so much that I decided to buy the music. My main instrument is viola, and I am relatively self-taught at piano. However, if you can grasp the polyrhythm in the piece (straight quavers in the left hand against quaver triplets in the right hand), then the rest is quite simple. I was suprised at only seeing 2 pages of music considering the piece is around 7 minutes long - but such is the genius of Philip Glass. It is only made up of a few sections that are repeated (with a da capo x2), but the mesmerising pianistic texture combined with the way in which the tension builds makes this very enjoyable to play. I would certainly disagree with anyone that classes Glass' work as monotonous. Repetitive yes - but that is the beauty of this piece.
        Anonymous - (Southampton, United Kingdom)
        Very good indeed
        Anonymous - (wigan, United Kingdom)

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