Philip Glass Complete works

Vocal music
Instrumental music
Incidental music

not qualified (2)

Work for choir (12)

Song, lied (4)

Opera (17)

Work for soloist (24)

Work for chamber orchestra (58)

Work for orchestra (17)

Work for orchestra with soloist (9)

not qualified (6)

Ballet (1)

Theatrical music (16)

Film score (36)

Creative activity

Creative activity

based on dated works only

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 Duration of the works

(average or estimed)

 Number of works

1952

58 years

2009

 

Number of works

 

Duration of the works (average or estimed)

Dated works

2009

age 72
Work for orchestra with soloist

Concerto No. 2 for violin and orchestra, “The American Four Seasons”


Work for chamber orchestra

String Sextet


Work composed for string sextet

2008

age 71
Work for chamber orchestra

Sonata


Work composed for violin and piano

Work for chamber orchestra

4 Movements


Duet, composed for piano

Theatrical music

The Bacchae


Work for chamber orchestra

Los Paisajes del Rio


2007

age 70
Song, lied

Book of Longing


Work composed for solo voice and chamber ensemble

Work for soloist

Songs and Poems


Work composed for cello

Opera

Appomattox


texts by Christopher Hampton

Film score

Animals in Love

Les Animaux Amoureux


Film score

Cassandra's Dream


Film score

No Reservations


Theatrical music

Beckett Shorts


2006

age 69
Work for choir

The Passion of Ramakrishna


Work composed for chorus and orchestra

Film score

Notes on a Scandal


Film score

A Crude Awakening: The Oil Crash


Film score

The Illusionist


Film score

Roving Mars


Film score

Chaotic Harmony


Film score

The Reaping


2005

age 68
Work for orchestra

Symphony No. 7, “Toltec”


Work composed for orchestra and chorus

Work for orchestra

Symphony No. 8


Work for choir

In the Night Kitchen


Work composed for voice and chamber ensemble

Work for soloist

A Musical Portrait of Chuck Close


Work composed for piano

Opera

Waiting for the Barbarians


texts by Christopher Hampton

Premiere on 2005-09-10

Film score

Neverwas


2004

age 67
Work for orchestra with soloist

Piano Concerto No. 2, “After Lewis and Clark”


Work composed for piano, Native American flute and orchestra

Film score

Undertow


Film score

Taking Lives


Film score

Secret Window


Film score

Going Upriver: The Long War of John Kerry


Work for chamber orchestra

Orion


2003

age 66
Opera

The Sound of a Voice


Chamber opera, composed for voice, pipa and chamber ensemble

Work for chamber orchestra

Music from The Sound of a Voice


Work composed for flute, pipa, violin, cello and percussions

Work for chamber orchestra

Taoist Sacred Dance


Work composed for piano and flute

Work for soloist

Dreaming Awake


Work composed for piano

Film score

The Fog of War


2002

age 65
Work for orchestra with soloist

Concerto for harpsichord and orchestra


Work for chamber orchestra

Tissues (from Naqoyqatsi)


Work composed for cello, percussions and piano

Opera

Galileo Galilei


Film score

The Hours


Film score

The Baroness and the Pig


Film score

Godfrey Reggio's trilogy : Naqoyqatsi


2001

age 64
Work for orchestra

Symphony No. 6, “Plutonian Ode”


Work composed for soprano and orchestra

Work for orchestra with soloist

Concerto for cello and orchestra


Work for chamber orchestra

Voices


Work composed for organ, didgeridoo and narrator

Work for orchestra

Dancissimo


Work composed for orchestra

Film score

Shorts


Theatrical music

The Elephant Man


2000

age 63
Opera

In the Penal Colony


texts by Rudy Wurlitzer

Chamber opera, composed for voice and string quintet

Premiere on 2000-09-17

Work for orchestra with soloist

Piano Concerto No. 1, “Tirol”


Work composed for piano and string orchestra

Work for orchestra with soloist

Concerto Fantasy


Work composed for timpano and orchestra

1999

age 62
Work for orchestra

Symphony No. 5, “Choral”


Work composed for soloist, chorus and orchestra

Work for orchestra

DRA Fanfare


Work composed for orchestra

1998

age 61
Opera

Monsters of Grace


Chamber opera

Published in 1997

Work for choir

Psalm CXXVI (126)


Work composed for orchestra and chorus

Work for chamber orchestra

Dracula


Quartet, composed for string quartet

Work for soloist

The Joyful Moment


Work composed for piano

Film score

Dracula


Film score

The Truman Show


Opera

White Raven


1997

age 60
Song, lied

Planctus


Song, composed for voice and piano

Vocal music

The Streets of Berlin


Song

Song, lied

Songs of Milarepa


Work composed for baritone and chamber orchestra

Work for orchestra

Days and Nights of Rocinha


Work composed for orchestra

Film score

Kundun


Film score

Bent


Ballet

The Witches of Venice


Opera

The marriages between zones three, four, and five


1996

age 59
Work for orchestra

Symphony No. 4, “Heroes”


Work for chamber orchestra

Six Scenes from Les Enfants Terribles


Duet, composed for piano

Opera

Les Enfants Terribles


Work composed for voice and piano

Film score

The Secret Agent


1995

age 58
Work for orchestra

Symphony No. 3


Work composed for string instrument

Vocal music

Ignorant Sk


Song

Work for orchestra with soloist

Concerto for saxophone quartet and orchestra


Work for chamber orchestra

Echorus


Work composed for violin and string orchestra

Work for orchestra

3 Pieces from “The Secret Agent”


Work composed for orchestra

Work for soloist

Melodies


Melody, composed for saxophone

Work for chamber orchestra

Saxophone Quartet


Work composed for saxophone quartet

Work for soloist

Studies No. 1 for piano


Study

Film score

Jenipapo


Film score

Candyman: Farewell to the Flesh


1994

age 57
Opera

La Belle et la Bête


texts by Philip Glass

Chamber opera, composed for voice and chamber orchestra

Premiere on 1994-06-04

Work for orchestra

Symphony No. 2


Work for choir

Persephone (T.S.E.)


Work composed for orchestra and chorus

1993

age 56
Work for orchestra

Symphony No. 1, “Low”


Opera

Orphée


texts by Philip Glass

Chamber opera, composed for voice and chamber orchestra

Work for chamber orchestra

In the Summer House


Work composed for violin and cello

Work for soloist

12 Pieces for Ballet


Work composed for piano

Work for soloist

Tesra


Work composed for piano

Theatrical music

Woyzeck


Theatrical music

In the Summer House


1992

age 55
Work for chamber orchestra

Concerto grosso


Work composed for chamber orchestra

Work for chamber orchestra

Love Divided By


Work composed for flute and piano

Film score

Candyman


Film score

Anima Mundi


Theatrical music

Henry IV, Parts One and Two


1991

age 54
Work for chamber orchestra

Interlude from Orphée


Work composed for chamber orchestra

Work for chamber orchestra

String Quartet No. 5


Work composed for string quartet

Film score

A Brief History of Time


Theatrical music

Music for Cymbeline


1990

age 53
Work for chamber orchestra

Passages


Work composed for chamber orchestra

Incidental music

Hydrogen Jukebox


texts by Allen Ginsberg

Work composed for voice and ensemble

Work for orchestra

Mechanical Ballet from The Voyage


Work composed for orchestra

Opera

The Voyage


Film score

Mindwalk


Theatrical music

The Screens


1989

age 52
Work for choir

Itaipu


Work composed for chorus and orchestra

Work for chamber orchestra

String Quartet No. 4, “Buczak”


dedicated to Brian Buczak

Work composed for string quartet

Work for soloist

France from The Screens


Work composed for violin

Work for chamber orchestra

The Orchard (from The Screens)


Work composed for cello, piano and percussions

Work for chamber orchestra

Music from The Screens


Work composed for chamber ensemble

Work for soloist

Night on the Balcony from The Screens


Work composed for piano and harpsichord

Work for soloist

The French Lieutenant Sleeps from The Screens


Work composed for piano

1988

age 51
Incidental music

1000 Airplanes on the Roof


Work composed for voice and ensemble

Work for choir

De Cie


Work composed for voice

Work for orchestra

The Canyon, a Dramatic Episode


Work composed for orchestra

Work for soloist

Arabesque In Memoriam


Work composed for flute

Work for soloist

Metamorphosis


Work composed for piano

Film score

The Thin Blue Line


Film score

Godfrey Reggio's trilogy : Powaqqatsi


1987

age 50
Work for orchestra with soloist

Concerto No. 1 for violin and orchestra


Work for orchestra

The Light


Work composed for orchestra

Work for soloist

Cadenza for Mozart's Piano Concerto No. 21


Work composed for piano

Film score

Hamburger Hill


Incidental music

The Fall of the House of Usher


1986

age 49
Work for choir

Songs from Liquid Days


Work composed for voice and ensemble

Work for chamber orchestra

In the Upper Room


Work composed for chamber orchestra

Opera

The making of the representative for Planet


texts by Doris Lessing

Premiere on 1988-07-08

Work for chamber orchestra

A Descent Into the Maelstrom


1985

age 48
Work for chamber orchestra

Runaway Horses from Mishima


Work composed for string orchestra and harp

Work for chamber orchestra

Phaedra


Work composed for string orchestra and percussions

Work for chamber orchestra

String Quartet No. 3, “Mishima”


Work composed for string quartet

Film score

Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters


1984

age 47
Work for orchestra

The Civil Wars, Cologne Section


texts by Robert Wilson

Work composed for orchestra and mixed chorus

Work for choir

3 Songs


Work composed for chorus a cappella

Work for choir

The Olympian: Lighting of the Torch and Closing


Work composed for orchestra and chorus

Work for orchestra

Two Interludes from the CIVIL warS - the Rome Section


Work composed for orchestra

Work for chamber orchestra

Prelude to Endgame


Work composed for double bass and timpano

Work for soloist

The Olympian


Work composed for piano

Incidental music

The Juniper Tree


texts by Arthur Yorinks

Premiere on 1985-12-11

Opera

The Civil Wars, Rome Section


texts by Robert Wilson

Theatrical music

Endgame


Theatrical music

Music for Company


1983

age 46
Work for chamber orchestra

String Quartet No. 2, “Company”


Work composed for string quartet

Song, lied

Hebeve Song


Work composed for soprano, clarinet and bassoon

Work for chamber orchestra

Company


Work composed for string orchestra

Opera

Akhnaten


texts by Philip Glass

Premiere on 1984-03-24

Theatrical music

Music for Cold Harbor


1982

age 45
Incidental music

The Photographer


Work composed for soloist, chorus and orchestra

Work for chamber orchestra

Glassworks


Film score

Godfrey Reggio's trilogy : Koyaanisqatsi


1981

age 44
Work for chamber orchestra

Facades


Work composed for saxophone, flute and string orchestra

Work for chamber orchestra

Music in Similar Motion


Work composed for chamber orchestra

Work for chamber orchestra

Façades


Work composed for saxophone, flute, clarinet and string ensemble

Work for chamber orchestra

Opening from Glassworks


Work composed for piano, cello and percussions

1980

age 43
Incidental music

A Madrigal Opera


Work composed for voice, violin and viola

1979

age 42
Work for soloist

Fourth Series Part Four (Mad Rush)


Work composed for organ

Work for soloist

Mad Rush


Work composed for piano

Opera

Satyagraha


texts by Philip Glass

Published in 1983

Premiere on 1980-09-05

Work for chamber orchestra

Dance


1978

age 41
Work for soloist

Fourth Series Part Two (Dance No.2)


Work composed for organ

Work for chamber orchestra

Fourth Series Part Three


Work composed for violin and clarinet

1977

age 40
Work for choir

Fourth Series Part One


Work composed for chorus and organ

Work for soloist

Modern Love Waltz


Work composed for piano

Film score

Mark di Suvero, sculptor


Theatrical music

Dressed Like an Egg


Work for chamber orchestra

North Star


1976

age 39
Opera

Einstein on the Beach


texts by Philip Glass

Work composed for chamber orchestra

Premiere on 1976-07-25

1975

age 38
Work for choir

Another Look at Harmony, Part IV


Work composed for chorus and organ

Work for chamber orchestra

Another Look at Harmony, Part 3


Work composed for clarinet and piano

Theatrical music

Music for the Saint and the Football Player


Theatrical music

Music for The Lost Ones


Work for chamber orchestra

Another Look at Harmony, Parts I and II


1974

age 37
Work for chamber orchestra

Music in Twelve Parts


1973

age 36
Work for chamber orchestra

Music with Changing Parts


1972

age 35

1971

age 34

1970

age 33
Work for choir

Music


Work composed for voice

1969

age 32
Work for soloist

Two Pages


Work composed for piano and electric organ

Work for chamber orchestra

Music in Contrary Motion


Work for chamber orchestra

Music in Similar Motion


Work for chamber orchestra

Music in Fifths


1968

age 31
Work for soloist

Gradus


Work composed for saxophone

Work for soloist

How Now


Work composed for piano

Theatrical music

Music for the Red Horse Animation


Work for chamber orchestra

How Now


1967

age 30
Work for soloist

Piece in the Shape of a Square


Work composed for flute

Work for soloist

Strung Out


Work composed for violin

Work for chamber orchestra

Piece in the Shape of a Square


Duet, composed for flute

Work for chamber orchestra

Two Down


Duet, composed for saxophone

Work for chamber orchestra

Head On


Work composed for violin, cello and piano

Work for chamber orchestra

In Again Out Again


Duet, composed for piano

Work for chamber orchestra

Piece for chamber orchestra


Work for chamber orchestra

600 Lines


1966

age 29
Work for chamber orchestra

String Quartet No. 1


Work composed for string quartet

1965

age 28
Work for chamber orchestra

Music for Ensemble and Two Actresses


Work composed for wind sextet and narrator

Work for chamber orchestra

Play


Duet, composed for saxophone

Theatrical music

Music for Play


1964

age 27
Work for chamber orchestra

Brass Sextet


Work composed for brass

1963

age 26

1962

age 25

1961

age 24

1960

age 23
Work for orchestra with soloist

Concerto for violin and orchestra


Work for chamber orchestra

3 String Quartets


Work composed for string quartet

1959

age 22

1958

age 21

1957

age 20

1956

age 19

1955

age 18

1954

age 17

1953

age 16

1952

age 15
Work for chamber orchestra

String Trio


Work composed for string trio

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