Words Without Music

Words Without Music

A Memoir

Audiobook CD - 2015
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A world-renowned composer of symphonies, operas, and film scores, Philip Glass has, almost single-handedly, crafted the dominant sound of late twentieth-century classical music. Rapturous in its ability to depict the creative process, Words without Music allows readers to experience that sublime moment of creative fusion when life merges with art. Biography lovers will be inspired by the story of a precocious Baltimore boy, the son of a music-shop owner, who entered college at age fifteen, before traveling to Paris to study under the legendary Nadia Boulanger; Glass devotees will be fascinated by the stories behind Einstein on the Beach and Satyagraha, among so many other works. Whether recalling his experiences working at Bethlehem Steel, traveling in India, driving a cab in 1970s New York, or his professional collaborations with the likes of Allen Ginsberg, Ravi Shankar, Robert Wilson, Doris Lessing, and Martin Scorsese, Words without Music affirms the power of music to change the world.
Publisher: [Ashland, Oregon] : Blackstone Audio, Inc., [2015]
Copyright Date: ℗2015
ISBN: 9781481529167
1481529161
9781481529143
1481529145
Branch Call Number: CDT 780.92 GLASS
Characteristics: 12 audio discs (15 hr.) : digital, CD audio ; 4 3/4 in.
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