Philip Glass: First Classics 1968-1969

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Publisher: Chester Music
Composer: Philip Glass
Format: Sheet Music | Score
Philip Glass, early protagonist of the Minimalist movement, studied with Milhaud and Nadia Boulanger. His first job, assisting Ravi Shankar on a film soundtrack, heralded the start of his own successful cinema career, and to date he has scored over fifty movies.

First Classics contains five of Glass's groundbreaking works from the late 1960s. Performable by anything from solo to large group. Flexible tempo, duration, repeats and ensemble.
ISBN: 9781847729620
Published on: 04 September 2010
No of pages: 48
Language: English
Catalogue No: DU10813

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        Cambridge GB Semi-retired writer and muso
        Although brief, it's very comprehensive and pushed all my buttons :)
        I ended up gagging for more!
        Confirmed purchase: 11 January 2018
        Published on: 10 February 2018

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        I'm not sure why they had to choose such an unappealing picture of Philip Glass for the front cover. No wonder the book was in the sales. That said, I like his music so thought this might be an interesting bargain, & I might be able to use it for piano practice & also transpose it for sax ensemble. Well... I might, if I can convince anyone to play with me, if they want to play the same thing over & over & never pause for breath..! Interesting riffs, lots of parallel 5th/4th harmony. Interesting.
        Anonymous - (London, United Kingdom)

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