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Title: Two Pages : Contrary Motion : Music in fifths : Music in similar motion
Otros títulos: Dos Páginas: Movimiento Contrario: Música en Quintas: Música en Movimiento Similar
Instrumental Music : La Música Instrumental
Intérprete/ Colaborador: Philip Glass; Michael Riesman; Jon Gibson; Dickie Landry; Kurt Munkacsi; Steve Chambers; Art Murphy; Robert Prado
Código CDU: Glass.03
Forma Musical: Electronic organ and piano music. Electronic organ music. Quartets (Electronic organ, saxophones (2), electronics) Septets (Electronic organs (3), flute, saxophones (2), electronics)
Abstract: Philip Glass is generally regarded as one of the most prominent composers associated with the minimalist school, the other major figures being Steve Reich, Terry Riley, and John Adams. His style is quite recognizable, owing to its seeming simplicity of repeated sounds, comprised of evolving patterns of rhythms, which are often quite complex, and rhythmic themes. In some of his early works, like Two Pages (1967), the whole of the piece evolves from a single unit or idea that expands as notes are added. In later works, expansion comes via the lengthening of note values or through other inventive processes. Many describe his music in the minimalist vein as mesmerizing; others hear it as numbingly repetitive and devoid of variety in its simplicity. The latter view of his style is itself simplistic and fails to take into account the many subtleties and complexities found in his methods. Glass' mature style embraces more than just minimalism and thus must be viewed being more eclectic and far ...


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