Publisher: Chester Music
The Canyon (1988)
commissioned by the Voorheen ADM Oudegracht, The Netherlands
Dunvagen Music Publishers Inc
'The Canyon' is the second piece of a series of symphonically conceived "portraits of nature" (preceded by 'The Light' and followed by 'Itaipu'). The composition does not refer to a particular canyon; it is based on an idealized canyon of the imagination.
© Philip Glass
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Atlanta Symphony Orchestra / Atlanta Symphony Chorus