All Philip-Glass articles
The Strad Issue: January 2018 Description: Contemporary quartets that are in good… company Musicians: Borusan Quartet Works: PÄRT Summa, UÇARSU String Quartet no.2 ‘The Untold’, GLASS String Quartet no.2 ‘Company’, VASKS String Quartet no.4 Catalogue Number: ONYX 4171 ...
Following the emergence of minimalist music in 1960s America, some of the style’s most enduring works have been written for strings, among them Steve Reich’s Different Trains. Pwyll ap Siôn finds out how performers overcome the technical and psychological challenges of playing this music
The Strad Issue: August 2016 Description: Recent minimalism realised with theatricality by the Chun sisters Musicians: Angela and Jennifer Chun (violins) Nico Muhly (organ, keyboards) Composer: Philip Glass, Nico Muhly Catalogue number: HARMONIA ...