Piano Music of Philip Glass ()

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Piano Music of Philip Glass - Aleck Karis (piano)
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  1. Wichita Vortex Sutra, for piano
  2. Metamorphosis, for piano
  3. Mad Rush, for piano (or organ)
  4. Opening, for chamber ensemble or piano
  5. Modern Love Waltz, for piano & variable instrumentation
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This CD presents several piano works by Philip Glass, played with grace and enthusiasm by Aleck Karis. Wichita Vortex Sutra (1988) was inspired by the poem of the same title by Allen Ginsburg from 1966, which alternates between images of a road across the U.S. and a protest against the war in Vietnam. The basis of the music is a simple Protestant-like hymn tune with chromatic passing tones. This is treated to rhythmic syncopation and, at other times, is surrounded by quickly arpeggiated patterns. The Metamorphosis (1988), ...

Piano Music of Philip Glass 2000, Romeo Entertainment

UPC: 675754253325

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