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Brooklyn Rider Plays Philip Glass

Audio Samples

  1. Suite from "Bent" for String Quartet: I. $0.99 on iTunes
  2. Suite from "Bent" for String Quartet: II. $0.99 on iTunes
  3. Suite from "Bent" for String Quartet: III. $0.99 on iTunes
  4. Suite from "Bent" for String Quartet: IV. $0.99 on iTunes
  5. Suite from "Bent" for String Quartet: V. $0.99 on iTunes
  6. Suite from "Bent" for String Quartet: VI. $0.99 on iTunes
  7. Suite from "Bent" for String Quartet: VII. $0.99 on iTunes
  8. Suite from "Bent" for String Quartet: VIII. $0.99 on iTunes
  9. String Quartet No. 3 "Mishima": I. 1957 Award Montage $0.99 on iTunes
  10. String Quartet No. 3 "Mishima": II. November 25, Ichigaya $0.99 on iTunes
  11. String Quartet No. 3 "Mishima": III. Grandmother and Kimitake $0.99 on iTunes
  12. String Quartet No. 3 "Mishima": IV. 1962: Body Building $0.99 on iTunes
  13. String Quartet No. 3 "Mishima": V. Blood Oath $0.99 on iTunes
  14. String Quartet No. 3 "Mishima": VI. Mishima/Closing $0.99 on iTunes
  15. String Quartet No. 1: Part I $0.99 on iTunes
  16. String Quartet No. 1: Part II $0.99 on iTunes
  17. String Quartet No. 4 "Buczak": I. $0.99 on iTunes
  18. String Quartet No. 4 "Buczak": II. $0.99 on iTunes
  19. String Quartet No. 4 "Buczak": III. $0.99 on iTunes
  20. String Quartet No. 2 "Company": I. $0.99 on iTunes
  21. String Quartet No. 2 "Company": II. $0.99 on iTunes
  22. String Quartet No. 2 "Company": III. $0.99 on iTunes
  23. String Quartet No. 2 "Company": IV. $0.99 on iTunes
  24. String Quartet No. 5: I. $0.99 on iTunes
  25. String Quartet No. 5: II. $0.99 on iTunes
  26. String Quartet No. 5: III. $0.99 on iTunes
  27. String Quartet No. 5: IV. $0.99 on iTunes
  28. String Quartet No. 5: V. $0.99 on iTunes

Album Summary

>Glass, Philip : Bent, film score suite for string quartet
>Glass, Philip : Quartet for Strings no 3 ("Mishima")
>Glass, Philip : Quartet for Strings no 1
>Glass, Philip : Quartet for Strings no 4 ("Buczak")
>Glass, Philip : Quartet for Strings no 2 ("Company")
>Glass, Philip : Quartet for Strings no 5
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Notes & Reviews:

On this new set from Orange Mountain, the fast-rising New York-based ensemble Brooklyn Rider performs the complete works for string quartet by Philip Glass. The set includes the world première recording of a suite from Glass' score to Sean Mathias' 1997 film Bent, which starred Mick Jagger, Clive Owen and Ian McKellen. Most of Glass' string quartets are programmatic in nature. The second quartet was written for the Samuel Beckett play Company and the third accompanied Paul Schrader's film on the life of Japanese writer Yukio Mishima. The fourth is an elegy in remembrance of artist Paul Buczak. Glass' remarkable first quartet was an early work, written in 1966.



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Works Details

>Glass, Philip : Bent, film score suite for string quartet
  • Running Time: 2 min. 24 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary
  • Written: 1997

>Glass, Philip : Quartet for Strings no 3 ("Mishima")
  • Notes: Composition written: 1985.
  • Running Time: 16 min. sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary
  • Form: Chamber Music
  • Written: 1985

>Glass, Philip : Quartet for Strings no 1
  • Running Time: 8 min. 39 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary
  • Written: 1966

>Glass, Philip : Quartet for Strings no 4 ("Buczak")
  • Running Time: 23 min. 33 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary
  • Written: 1989

>Glass, Philip : Quartet for Strings no 2 ("Company")
  • Running Time: 7 min. 42 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary
  • Form: Chamber Music
  • Written: 1983

>Glass, Philip : Quartet for Strings no 5
  • Running Time: 21 min. 30 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary
  • Written: 1991