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Philip Glass

Publisher: Chester Music

Façades (1981),
Publisher
Dunvagen Music Publishers Inc
Category
Orchestra
Year Composed
1981
Arranger/Editor
Michael Riesman
Duration
7 Minutes
Orchestration
Programme Note
Philip Glass Façades (1981),
The piece was originally written as part of the score for Godfrey Reggio’s film Koyannisqatsi. Although I quite liked the way it turned out, it was not used for the film and ended up on my 1982 album for CBS, Glassworks – It also has become a staple of the live performances of the Philip Glass Ensemble and was included in Glasspieces, the production put on at the New York City Ballet in the spring of 1990, choreographed by Jerome Robbins. Ransome Wilson has recorded this work on the Angel Label.

Philip Glass


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Performances
Date
Title
  • 08 JUL 2012
    Interlochen, MI
    Interlochen
    Octavio Mas-arocas, conductor
  • 21 OCT 2011
    Sydney, AUSTRALIA
    Sydney Conservatorium of Music
  • 19 MAR 2011
    Mobile, AL
    Mobile Symphony
    Stefan Jakiw; Scott Speck, conductor

    Other Dates:
    20 March - Mobile, AL
  • 23 OCT 2010
    Richmond, IN
    Richmond Symphony Orchestra
    Guy Victor Bordo, conductor
  • 07 FEB 2010
    Neuss, Germany
    Deutsche Kammerakademie Neuss
    Lavard Skou-Larsen, conductor
  • 13 OCT 2009
    Old Royal Naval College Chapel, London
    TCM String Ensemble
    Nic Pendlebury, conductor
  • 27 JUN 2009
    Auditorio de Tenerife, Spain
    Orquesta Academica de Tenerife
  • 24 APR 2009
    Teatro Principal, Vitoria, Spain
    Orquesta Sinfonica de Euskadi
    Gabriella de Esteban, conductor

    Other Dates:
    25 April - Auditorio Kursaal, Donostia, Spain

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