Audiophilia: Glass — Cello Concerto No.2 ‘Naqoyqatsi’/Matt Haimovitz, cello/ Cincinnati Symphony/Dennis Russell Davies

June 3, 2010

The music for Philip Glass’ second concerto for cello and orchestra is cobbled from a 2001 film score, Naqoyqatsi: Life as War. Glass seems to have particular success when using Hopi Indian words as musical inspiration. Remember the famous scores to the films Koyaanisqatsi and Powaqqatsi? …

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by: Anthony Kershaw

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