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Of Beauty & Light: The Music of Philip Glass - Aaron Shorr (piano); Adele Anthony (violin); Albert Schweitzer Quintet; Ars Nova Copenhagen; Art Nouveau Ensemble;...

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  1. The Light, for orchestra
  2. Symphony No. 4 ("Heroes"), for orchestra
  3. Symphony No. 3, for strings
  4. Symphony No. 2, for orchestra
  5. Company, for string quartet/string orchestra
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  1. The Light, for orchestra
  2. Symphony No. 4 ("Heroes"), for orchestra
  3. Symphony No. 3, for strings
  4. Symphony No. 2, for orchestra
  5. Company, for string quartet/string orchestra
  6. Violin Concerto
  7. Akhnaten, opera: Prelude
  8. Akhnaten, opera: Dance (Act II, Scene III)
  9. Symphony No. 4 ("Heroes"), for orchestra: Neuköln
  10. Threnody (for the Victims of Hiroshima), for 52 strings
  11. Toccata for violin & player piano
  12. Sonatas and Interludes, for prepared piano: First Interlude
  13. Fünf Nachtstücke, for violin & piano: 1. Elegie
  14. Quattro Pezzi su una nota sola (Four Pieces on Only One Note), for 25 musicians: 1.
  15. In C, for unspecified performers:
  16. String Quartet No. 2
  17. Déserts for brass, percussion, piano & tape: Beginning
  18. Songs, Drones and Refrains of Death, for baritone, electric guitar & double bass, amplified piano & harpsichord & 2 percussionists: Death Drone 2
  19. Bagatelles (6) for wind quintet: Allegro grazioso
  20. Silenzio, pieces (5) for bayan, violin & cello: II
  21. Beta, electronic work
  22. Shaker Loops, for 7 strings or string orchestra: A Final Shaking
  23. Piano Concerto No.1
  24. Fratres, for strings & percussion
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Naxos' bargain-priced compilation of three of its previously released discs of music by Philip Glass is especially valuable because it consists entirely of works for orchestra, a genre in which he is not especially well represented on recordings. (Many of his film scores are written for orchestra, but his absolute music -- symphonies and concertos ...

Of Beauty & Light: The Music of Philip Glass 2008, Naxos

UPC: 747313404032

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