Philip Glass Masterpieces

Essential works

1937
Philip Glass
2020
200+ works listed
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Concerto No. 1 for violin and orchestra

Work for orchestra with soloist

1987

Satyagraha

Opera

1979

Akhnaten

Opera

1983
2000

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)

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)

Other renowned works

2005 - Waiting for the Barbarians

1989 - Itaipu

1988 - 1000 Airplanes on the Roof

1984 - The Juniper Tree

1982 - Glassworks

Compositions by Philip Glass (200+) ...

1930 .. 2020 : the essential composers

1882-1971 Igor Stravinsky °

1865-1957 Jean Sibelius °

1873-1943 Sergei Rachmaninoff °

1875-1937 Maurice Ravel °

1928-2020 Ennio Morricone

1935-oooo Arvo Pärt

1863-1945 Pietro Mascagni

1881-1945 Béla Bartók °

1864-1949 Richard Strauss °

1903-1989 Vladimir Horowitz

1918-1990 Leonard Bernstein

1927-2007 Mstislav Rostropovich

° : Masterpieces listed

On stage or recorded, listen these essential works Philip Glass




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