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An Interview With Composer Philip Glass

An interview with composer Philip Glass by his cousin Ira Glass, the host of This American Life. The conversation was recorded on-stage in Chicago in 1999. Beginning next week Philip Glass is the featured composer at the Lincoln Center Festival (July 10-27) where his newest opera collaboration, White Raven premieres. Ira Glass was just named America's best radio host by Time magazine.

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Ira Glass Interviews Philip Glass.

An interview with composer Philip Glass by his cousin Ira Glass, the host of "This American Life." The conversation was recorded on-stage in Chicago earlier this month.

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Composer Philip Glass.

Composer Philip Glass. His latest work is a new score for the 1946 Jean Cocteau film adaptation of "La Belle et la Bête" ("Beauty and the Beast"). Glass's score includes four voices who sing a libretto, based on the screenplay. Glass has toured the live music-film event in Europe and the United States. One reviewer called it "a beautiful, superbly integrated work." (Time, Dec. 19, 1994). (The score is available on Nonesuch Records.)

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