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  1. Philip Glass: Music in Twelve Parts occupies a special place in his enormous catalog; Glass himself has variously stated that it was a breakthrough for him, and, for him, "the end of minimalism." It is a four-hour-long work divided in 12 movements and rendered in a twelve-part texture, here performed by three woodwinds, three keyboards, and the singing voice of Lisa Bielawa/
  2. Music in Twelve Parts () about 4 hours. Music by Philip Glass. CAST: Philip Glass Ensemble (voice, winds, keyboards) PREMIERE: New York Town’s Hall, NOTES: Music in Twelve Parts, written by Philip Glass between and , is a deliberate, encyclopedic compendium of some techniques of repetition the composer had been.
  3. Orange Mountain Music, a label created by Kurt Munkacsi, producer of most Philip Glass recordings, re-[re]-releases a new recording of the classic Music In Twelve Parts as a set of twelve individual [iTunes only] files (upgraded to kbps), scheduled at one per month in celebration of the great composer's 70th birthday year/5(19).
  4. It is a modular work, one of the first such compositions, with twelve distinct parts which can be performed separately in one long sequence, or in any combination or variation.” – Philip Glass Music in Twelve Parts, written by Philip Glass between and , is a deliberate, encyclopedic compendium of some techniques of repetition the.
  5. This 4 hour trip into the mind of a very young Philip glass. He originally wrote this as one piece. However, the colleague he performed the early draft to, asked " where were the 12 parts", after that he wrote more and more parts to it and lastly arrived at the final 12 parts this piece is made of/5(23).
  6. Music in Twelve Parts, written by Philip Glass between and , is a deliberate, encyclopedic compendium of some techniques of repetition the composer had been evolving since the mid s.
  7. Music in Twelve Parts is a set of twelve pieces written between 19by the composer Philip Glass.. This work cycle was originally scored for ten instruments, played by five musicians: three electric organs, two flutes, four saxophones (two soprano, one alto, one tenor) and one female voice.
  8. It was LeWitt that designed the cover for the original recording of Music in Twelve Parts in the s. About the Philip Glass Ensemble: The Philip Glass Ensemble (PGE) comprises the principal performers of the music of Philip Glass. In , Glass founded the PGE in New York City as a laboratory for his music.

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