Classical Music Home

Welcome to Naxos Records

Email Password  
Not a subscriber yet?  
Keyword Search
 in   
Classical Music Home > GLASS, P.: Symphonies Nos. 2 and 3

GLASS, P.: Symphonies Nos. 2 and 3

    



Back Cover Image 
Reviews
About this Recording
Marin Alsop's Naxos Interview
Tim Handley earns Producer of the Year for Naxos Work
Discovering Bartók: Marin Alsop talks to Jeremy Siepmann
Swing That Beat: Marin Alsop talks to Jeremy Siepmann
A Requiem in Reverse?: Marin Alsop talks to Jeremy Siepmann

GLASS, P.: Symphonies Nos. 2 and 3

Philip Glass has enjoyed a degree of popularity unusual among contemporary composers. A pupil of Nadia Boulanger, he was also influenced by the Indian sitar player Ravi Shankar and has won a reputation as an exponent of minimalism, based on the systematic repetition of a motif, modified or extended. In both the epically-proportioned Second Symphony and the smaller scale Third Symphony (for chamber orchestra), Glass returns, in his own way, to his roots at the Juilliard School, writing polyharmonies, rousing finales, and fully formed symphonic paragraphs. They are true symphonies in scope, structure and seriousness of purpose.


Glass, Philip

  Symphony No. 3
1.   I. - - 00:04:27
2.   II. - - 00:06:17
3.   III. - - 00:09:38
4.   IV. - - 00:03:32
  Symphony No. 2
5.   I. - - 00:16:42
6.   II. - - 00:13:23
7.   III. - - 00:13:08

Total Playing Time: 01:07:07






Composer(s):
Glass, Philip

Conductor(s):
Alsop, Marin

Orchestra(s):
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra

Label: Naxos

Series: American Classics

Genre: Orchestral

Period: Contemporary

Catalogue No: 8.559202

Barcode: 0636943920220

Boxset: 8.504040; 8.503202

Physical Release: 10/2004

ClassicsOnLine
For Germany and Europe:
Buy from www.jpc.de
For Germany only:
Buy from Amazon.de
For U.S. and Canada:
Buy from arkivmusic.com
For Worldwide:
Buy from Presto Classical
For U.S. and Canada:
Naxos Direct
Buy from J&R
For France:
Abeille Musique
For U.S. only:
Buy from Tower.com
For U.S.:
Barnes & Nobles
For U.K. Only:
Buy from NaxosDirect.co.uk
For Sweden:
Buy from Ginza
For Worldwide:
Buy from Itunes
For Sweden:
Buy from Naxos Sweden
For Germany:
Buy from NaxosDirekt.de

 

Naxos Records, a member of the Naxos Music Group