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Philip Glass

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2nd Perception of Light, Moon, Mist and Rainbow (1)
600 Lines, for ensemble (1)
600 Lines (1)
1957: Award Montage (1)
A Brief History of Time: selections (1)
A Brief History of Time (2)
A Descent into the Maelstrom (1)
A Gentleman's Honor (1)
A Madrigal Opera (2)
» Part 3
A Musical Portrait of Chuck Close (1)
A Secret Solo 2 (1)
Aguas da Amazonia (arr. Third Coast Percussion) (1)
Aguas da Amazonia (orchestral version) (2)
Akhnaten (7)
Always Neverwas (1)
Analog (1)
Anima Mundi (1)
Another Look at Harmony Part 4 (1)
Another Look at Harmony (1)
Arabesque in memoriam (1)
A secret solo (2)
A sip of wine (1)
Bent: Suite for String Quartet (3)
» II
» IV
Book of Longing (2)
Brass Sextet (1)
Cabin in the Rockies (1)
Candyman Revisited (1)
Candyman Suite (1)
Candyman (2)
Cassandra's Dream (film score) (1)
Cello Concerto no.2 'Naqoyqatsi' (1)
Cello Concerto (2)
Changing Opinion (1)
Channels and Winds (1)
Chaotic harmony (1)
Choral plainchant elaborated with Choral re-entry in repeated quaver movement (1)
Company (1)
Concert Overture (2012) (1)
Concerto Fantasy for two timpanists and orchestra (transc. Mark Lortz for wind band) (1)
Concerto Fantasy for two timpanists and orchestra (1)
Concerto Grosso (1)
Concerto for Saxophone Quartet (version for four saxophones without orchestra) (4)
» IV
Contrary Motion (1969) (1)
Dance no.2 (3)
Dance no.4 (6)
Dance no.9 (1)
Dance (1)
Descent into the Maekstrom (arr. Aleksander Waaktaar for orch.) (1)
Distant Figure (Passacaglia for piano) (4)
Dracula Suite (arr. Michael Riesman) (1)
Dracula Suite (2)
Dracula (2)
Dreaming awake (3)
Dressed Like An Egg (1)
Duo no.1 for violin and cello (1)
EOB (1)
Echorus (2)
Einstein on the Beach (highlights) (1)
Einstein on the Beach (8)
» Aria
» Bed
Etoile Polaire (1)
Etude no.1 (2)
Etude no.2 (arr. Martynas Levickis) (1)
Etude no.2 (reworked by Christian Badzura) (2)
Etude no.2 (13)
Etude no.3 (arr. Martynas Levickis) (1)
Etude no.3 (3)
Etude no.4 (1)
Etude no.5 (arr. Martynas Levickis) (1)
Etude no.5 (reworked by Christian Badzura) (1)
Etude no.5 (8)
Etude no.6 (arr. Martynas Levickis) (1)
Etude no.6 (12)
Etude no.8 (2)
Etude no.9 (reworked by CFCF) (1)
Etude no.9 (10)
Etude no.10 (1)
Etude no.11 (3)
Etude no.12 (2)
Etude no.13 (3)
Etude no.14 (2)
Etude no.15 (2)
Etude no.16 (8)
Etude no.17 (3)
Etude no.18 (5)
Etude no.20 (8)
Etudes for Piano nos.1-10 (9)
Etudes for Piano nos.11-20 (5)
Facades (arr. James Strauss for flute and strings) (1)
Facades (trans. for 4 double basses, harpsichord & piano) (1)
Facades (6)
Feeding frenzy (1)
Glassworks 2 (2)
Glassworks (17)
» Floe
Gradus, for bass clarinet (1)
Gradus for trumpet (1)
Harpsichord Concerto (2)
Head On (1)
Houston Skyline (1)
How Now (5)
How much I love you (1)
Ife Songs (3) (1)
In the Penal Colony (1)
In the Summer House (1)
In the Upper Room (2)
Itaipu (1)
Jenipapo no.14 (1)
Jenipapo (1)
Kabul (1)
Kepler (2)
King Lear (incidental score) (1)
Koyaanisqatsi (Soundtrack) (3)
Koyaanisqatsi (1)
La Belle et la Bete (arr. Michael Riesman for piano duet) (2)
La Belle et la Bete (1)
Les Enfants terribles (arr. Michael Riesman for piano duet) (3)
Les Enfants terribles (3)
» Suite
Let the letter read you (1)
Life: A Journey Through Time (1)
Lightning (1)
Love Divided By (1)
» no.4
Low Symphony (2)
» III
Mad Rush (arr. Anthony Fiumara) (1)
Mad Rush (18)
Melodies for saxophone (4)
» no.10
» no.11
Melodies for trumpet (1)
Metamorphoses I-V (4)
Metamorphosis I (arr. Gerard Cousins for guitar) (1)
Metamorphosis II (arr. P Glass and James Strauss for flute, strings and harp) (1)
Metamorphosis II (version for solo piano) (3)
Metamorphosis III (arr. Gerard Cousins for guitar) (1)
Metamorphosis III (3)
Metamorphosis II (7)
Metamorphosis IV (2)
Metamorphosis I (4)
Metamorphosis V (arr. Gerard Cousins for guitar) (1)
Metamorphosis V (1)
Metamorphosis (2)
Mishima (arr. David Le Page) (1)
Mishima (arr. Michael Riesman) (1)
Modern Love Waltz (6)
Monsters of Grace (2)
Movements (4) for two pianos (2)
Music for Voices (1)
Music in Contrary Motion (6)
Music in Fifths (8)
Music in Similar Motion (arr. Anthony Fiumara) (1)
Music in Similar Motion (7)
Music in Twelve Parts (2)
» no.1
» no.2
» no.7
» no.8
» no.9
» no.10
Music with Changing Parts (4)
Naqoyqatsi (Life as War) (film score) (5)
Neverwas (2)
No Reservations Combine (1)
North Star: Etoile polaire (arr. James McVinnie) (1)
Notes on a Scandal (3)
Olympian (2)
One+One (1st version) (1968) (1)
Opening Section: choral plainchant (1)
Opening (2)
Orbit (1)
Organ interlude on C pedal in minims with gentle cross-rhythms (1)
Orphee (arr. Michael Riesman for piano duet) (2)
Orphee: Suite (arr. James Strauss for flute, strings and percussion) (1)
Orphee: Suite (arr. Paul Barnes for piano) (1)
Orphee (1)
Overture to La Belle Et La Bete (1)
Overture (1)
Partita for solo violin (1)
Partita no.1 for solo cello 'Songs and Poems' (1)
Partita no.2 for solo cello (1)
Passages (2)
Pendulum (1)
Perpetulum (1)
Piano Concerto no.2, After Lewis and Clark (arr. P Barnes for solo piano) (1)
Piano Concerto no.2, After Lewis and Clark (2)
Piano Concerto no.3 (2)
Piano Quintet 'Annunciation' (2)
» Part 1
Piano Sonata (2)
Piano Sonatina no.2 (1)
Piece in the Shape of a Square, for two flutes (1)
Piece in the Shape of a Square for two trumpets (1)
Pieces (3) for four hands (1)
Pieces (3) from Appomattox (1)
Planctus (1)
Portraits (1)
Powaqqatsi (Soundtrack) (2)
Prelude to Endgame (1)
Quartet Satz (1)
Samurai Marathon (film soundtrack) (1)
Sarabande in Common Time (1)
Satyagraha (9)
» Act II
» Act I
Saxophone Quartet (arr. Brooklyn Rider) (1)
Scenes (6) from 'Les Enfants Terribles' (1)
Sequences with organ obligato (1)
Songs (3) for baritone and piano (1)
Songs (3) for choir a capella (2)
Songs and Poems for Solo Cello (1)
Songs of Milarepa (1)
Spinning (1)
Spuren der Verirrten (The Lost) (2)
Streets of Berlin (1)
String Quartet no.1 (3)
String Quartet no.2 'Company' (11)
String Quartet no.3 'Mishima' (arr. Pekka Kuusisto for string orchestra) (1)
String Quartet no.3 'Mishima' (10)
String Quartet no.4 'Buczak' (5)
String Quartet no.5 (5)
String Quartet no.6 (1)
String Quartet no.7 (1)
String Quartet no.8 (1)
String Sextet (1)
Strung Out, for amplified violin (2)
Symphony for Solo Piano (Symphony no.8, arr. P Markiewicz) (1)
Symphony no.1 'Low' (2)
Symphony no.2 (2)
Symphony no.3 (7)
» IV
Symphony no.4 'Heroes' (4)
Symphony no.5 (1)
Symphony no.6 'Plutonian Ode' (1)
Symphony no.7 'Toltec' (1)
Symphony no.8 (2)
» I
Symphony no.9 (1)
Symphony no.10 (1)
Symphony no.11 (2)
Symphony no.12 'Lodger' (1)
Symphony no.13 (1)
Symphony no.14 'The Liechtenstein Suite' (1)
Taoist Sacred Dance (1)
Tea Time (1)
The Building (1)
The Crucible: music for violin and cello for Arthur Miller's play (1)
The Fall of the House of Usher (1)
The Fog of War (2)
The Grid (1)
The Hours (OST) (6)
The Hours (arr. piano solo by Michael Riesman and Nico Muhly) (3)
The Hours: Suite (arr. Michael Riesman) (1)
The Hours: Suite for piano and orchestra (arr. Michael Riesman) (2)
The Hours: Suite (2)
The Hours (4)
The Illusionist: Suite (1)
The Illusionist (2)
» Finale
The Light (2)
The Music of Candyman (1)
The Night of Santiago (1)
The North Star Session (arr. Arturo Stalteri) (1)
The Not-Doings of an Insomniac: Partita for double bass (1)
The Orphee Suite (3)
The Passion of Ramakrishna (1)
The Perfect American (4)
The Photographer (1)
» Act 2
The Screens (2)
The Secret Agent (OST) (1)
The Secret Agent for solo cello (1)
The Sound of a Voice: Suite (1)
The Truman Show (1)
The Voyage (1)
The Windcatcher (1)
The Witches of Venice (1)
The late, great Johnny Ace: Coda (1)
The new rule (1)
Thin Blue Line (3)
Tirol Concerto for piano and strings (3)
Trilogy Sonata (6)
Truman Sleeps (arr. Gerard Cousins for guitar) (1)
Truman Sleeps (arr. Simon Parkin) (1)
Truman Sleeps (2)
Two Pages (7)
Violin Concerto (arr. James Strauss for flute and orcehstra) (1)
Violin Concerto no.2 'The American Four Seasons' (6)
Violin Concerto (3)
» II
Violin Sonata (7)
» III
Visitors (1)
Voices for organ and didgeridoo (1)
Why Are We Here? (1)
Wichita Vortex Sutra (version with narration) (1)
Wichita Vortex Sutra (4)

Philip Morris Glass (born January 31, 1937) is an American composer. He is considered one of the most influential music makers of the late 20th century. His music is also often controversially described as minimal music, along with the work of the other "major minimalists" La Monte Young, Terry Riley and Steve Reich.

Glass has distanced himself from the "minimalist" label, describing himself instead as a composer of "music with repetitive structures". Though his early mature music shares much with what is normally called "minimalist", he has since evolved stylistically. Currently, he describes himself as a "Classicist", pointing out that he is trained in harmony and counterpoint and studied such composers as Franz Schubert, Johann Sebastian Bach and Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart with Nadia Boulanger.

Glass is a prolific composer: he has written works for the musical group which he founded, the Philip Glass Ensemble (with which he still performs on keyboards), as well as operas, musical theatre works, ten symphonies, eleven concertos, solo works, chamber music including string quartets and instrumental sonatas, and film scores. Three of his film scores have been nominated for Academy Awards.

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