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Of Beauty & Light - The Music of Philip Glass

Album Summary

>Glass, Philip : The Light
>Glass, Philip : Heroes Symphony
>Glass, Philip : Symphony no 3
>Glass, Philip : Symphony no 2
>Glass, Philip : Company
>Glass, Philip : Concerto for Violin
>Glass, Philip : Akhnaten
>Penderecki, Krzysztof : Threnody for the Victims of Hiroshima
>Nancarrow, Conlon : Toccata for Violin and Player Piano
>Cage, John : Sonatas and Interludes for Prepared Piano
>Henze, Hans Werner : Nachtstücke (5) for Violin and Piano
>Scelsi, Giacinto : Pezzi (4) for Orchestra
>Riley, Terry [Composer] : In C, for unspecified performers
>Wuorinen, Charles : Quartet for Strings no 2
>Varèse, Edgard : Déserts
>Crumb, George : Songs, Drones and Refrains of Death
>Ligeti, György : Bagatelles (6) for wind quintet
>Gubaidulina, Sofia : Pieces (5) for Accordion, Violin and Cello "Silenzio"
>Plaetner, Jorgen : Beta, electronic work
>Adams, John : Shaker Loops
>Rautavaara, Einojuhani : Concerto for Piano no 1, Op. 45
>Pärt, Arvo : Fratres
Performers Conductors Ensembles Composers

Notes & Reviews:

This beautifully designed 4 CD package contains the complete Naxos recordings of the work of Philip Glass including: The Light, Heroes Symphony, Symphonies 2 & 3, Company, Violin Concerto and Akhnaten. Also includes a special bonus disc: The Sonic Rebellion: Alternative Classical collection which contains works by Part, Penderecki, Cage, Adams, Varese, Riley and more!



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Works Details

>Glass, Philip : The Light
  • Conductor: Marin Alsop
  • Notes: The Concert Hall, Lighthouse, Poole, England (05/16/2006-05/17/2006)
  • Running Time: 23 min. 51 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary
  • Written: 1987

>Glass, Philip : Heroes Symphony
  • Conductor: Marin Alsop
  • Notes: The Concert Hall, Lighthouse, Poole, England (05/16/2006-05/17/2006)
  • Running Time: 51 min. 39 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1997

>Glass, Philip : Symphony no 3
  • Conductor: Marin Alsop
  • Notes: The Concert Hall, Lighthouse, Poole, Dorset, England (07/20/2003/07/21/2003)
  • Running Time: 23 min. 18 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1995

>Glass, Philip : Symphony no 2
  • Conductor: Marin Alsop
  • Notes: The Concert Hall, Lighthouse, Poole, Dorset, England (07/20/2003/07/21/2003)
  • Running Time: 43 min. 5 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1994

>Glass, Philip : Company
  • Conductor: Takuo Yuasa
  • Notes: Ulster Hall, Belfast, Ireland (05/19/1999-05/21/1999)
  • Running Time: 8 min. 20 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary
  • Form: Chamber Music
  • Written: 1983

>Glass, Philip : Concerto for Violin
  • Performer: Adele Anthony (Violin)
  • Conductor: Takuo Yuasa
  • Notes: Ulster Hall, Belfast, Ireland (05/19/1999-05/21/1999)
  • Running Time: 24 min. 11 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1987

>Glass, Philip : Akhnaten :: Prelude
  • Conductor: Takuo Yuasa
  • Notes: Ulster Hall, Belfast, Ireland (05/19/1999-05/21/1999)
  • Running Time: 12 min. 16 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1983

>Glass, Philip : Akhnaten :: Dance (Act II, Scene III)
  • Conductor: Takuo Yuasa
  • Notes: Ulster Hall, Belfast, Ireland (05/19/1999-05/21/1999)
  • Running Time: 5 min. 34 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1983

>Glass, Philip : Heroes Symphony
  • Conductor: Marin Alsop
  • Running Time: 51 min. 39 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1997

>Penderecki, Krzysztof : Threnody for the Victims of Hiroshima
  • Conductor: Antoni Wit
  • Notes: Composition written: 1959-61.
  • Running Time: 8 min. 52 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary
  • Written: 1959-1961

>Nancarrow, Conlon : Toccata for Violin and Player Piano
  • Ensemble: Continuum
  • Running Time: 1 min. 32 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1935

>Cage, John : Sonatas and Interludes for Prepared Piano :: First Interlude
  • Performer: Boris Berman (Prepared Piano)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 24 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1948

>Henze, Hans Werner : Nachtstücke (5) for Violin and Piano :: 1. Elegie
  • Performers: Aaron Shorr (Piano); Peter Skaerved (Violin)
  • Running Time: 3 min. sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1990

>Scelsi, Giacinto : Pezzi (4) for Orchestra :: 1.
  • Conductor: Hans Zender
  • Running Time: 2 min. 29 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1959

>Riley, Terry [Composer] : In C, for unspecified performers :: [Excerpt]
  • Conductor: Paul Hillier
  • Running Time: 5 min. 14 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary
  • Written: 1964

>Wuorinen, Charles : Quartet for Strings no 2
  • Running Time: 5 min. 1 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary
  • Written: 1979

>Edgard Varèse (Conductor/Director) (1883 - 1965) : Déserts :: Beginning
  • Performer: Maryse Castets (Soprano)
  • Conductor: Christopher Lyndon-Gee
  • Running Time: 4 min. 15 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1950-1954

>Crumb, George : Songs, Drones and Refrains of Death
  • Performer: Nicholas Isherwood (Bass)
  • Conductor: Fuat Kent
  • Ensemble: Art Nouveau Ensemble
  • Running Time: 1 min. 51 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1962-1968

>György Ligeti (Composer) (1923 - 2006) : Bagatelles (6) for wind quintet :: Allegro grazioso
  • Ensemble: Albert Schweitzer Quintet
  • Running Time: 2 min. 44 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1953

>Gubaidulina, Sofia : Pieces (5) for Accordion, Violin and Cello "Silenzio" :: II
  • Performers: Elsbeth Moser (Bayan); Kathrin Rabus (Violin); Maria Kliegel (Cello)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 30 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary
  • Written: 1991

>Plaetner, Jorgen : Beta, electronic work
  • Performer: Jorgen Plaetner (Electronics)
  • Running Time: 5 min. 34 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary
  • Written: 1962-1963

>Adams, John : Shaker Loops :: A Final Shaking
  • Performer: Nathan Gunn (Baritone)
  • Conductor: Marin Alsop
  • Running Time: 4 min. 8 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary
  • Written: 1978

>Rautavaara, Einojuhani : Concerto for Piano no 1, Op. 45
  • Performer: Laura Mikkola (Piano)
  • Conductor: Hannu Lintu
  • Running Time: 9 min. 47 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1969

>Arvo Pärt (1935 - ) : Fratres
  • Conductor: Tamás Benedek
  • Running Time: 8 min. 51 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary
  • Written: 1991