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Glass, Philip - Heroes Symphony - Alsop, Marin (conductor)



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• Although he remains best known for the works he wrote for his own ensemble, orchestral music has been at the forefront of Philip Glass’s activities for much of the last two decades.



• Having achieved success in 1993 with his Low Symphony, a reworking of David Bowie and Brian Eno’s classic rock album Low, three years later Glass repeated the experiment with another Bowie/Eno collaboration, Heroes, an album that drew its inspiration from the then-divided city of Berlin. The six movements of Heroes Symphony function as independent pieces that between them build into a self-sufficient musical work.



• The Light has its inspiration in a very different source: the Michelson-Morley experiment confirming the uniform speed of light. Seeking a musical corollary, Glass’s piece has an expressive introduction followed by an energetic main movement: a ‘before’ and ‘after’ mirroring the onset of modern scientific research.



• Marin Alsop and the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra received fabulous reviews for their previous release of Glass Symphonies 1 & 2: “Marin Alsop's Glass is assured, almost relaxed when the score permits, occasionally laconic and shot through with a lightness of spirit which is extremely uplifting.” BBC Music Magazine on 8.559202

Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra/Marin Alsop

Philip Glass

1. The Light



Symphony No. 4, 'Heroes'

2. I. Heroes

3. II. Abdulmajid

4. III. Sense of Doubt

5. IV. Sons of the Silent Age

6. V. Neukoln

7. VI. V2 Schneider
Tietoja
Tuotenumero 8559325
Viivakoodi 0636943932520
Julkaisupäivä 25.4.2007
Kategoria Klassinen
Levymerkki Naxos
Formaatti CD
Tuotteiden lukumäärä 1
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Artistit Alsop, Marin (conductor)
Säveltäjät Glass, Philip
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