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Philip on Film

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Track Listing

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1.06Pruit igoe7:53
1.07The Grid21:23
2.01Serra Pelada5:02
2.02The Title0:23
2.03Anthem—Part 16:22
2.04That Place4:41
2.05Anthem—Part 23:48
2.06Mosque and Temple4:42
2.07Anthem—Part 38:11
2.08Train to São Paulo3:04
2.09Video dream2:14
2.10New Cities in Ancient Lands, China2:47
2.11New Cities in Ancient Lands, Africa2:56
2.12New Cities in Ancient Lands, India4:42
2.13The Unutterable7:02
2.15Mr. Suso #11:08
2.16From Egypt3:23
2.17Mr. Suso #2 with Reflection1:18
3.02Journey to the Inn0:43
3.03The Inn3:24
3.04The Crypt1:17
3.05Carriage Without a Driver2:13
3.06The Castle3:13
3.07The Drawing Room1:09
3.08“Excellent, Mr. Renfield”2:48
3.09The Three Consorts of Dracula1:31
3.10The Storm1:34
3.11Horrible Tragedy1:22
3.12London Fog1:17
3.13In the Theatre2:51
3.14Lucy’s Bitten2:24
3.15Seward Sanatorium2:57
3.17In His Cell1:32
3.18When the Dream Comes2:09
3.19Dracula Enters4:02
3.20Or a Wolf4:41
3.21Women in White3:12
3.22Renfield in the Drawing Room3:26
3.23Dr. Van Helsing and Dracula2:22
3.24Mina on the Terrace4:41
3.25Mina’s Bedroom / The Abbey3:52
3.26The End of Dracula4:06
4.02Les Soeurs (The Sisters)3:11
4.03La Demande en Mariage d’avenant (Avenant Proposes)3:35
4.04Le Voyage du Père (The Father’s Journey)4:28
4.05Le Domaine de la Bête (The Beast’s Domain)5:13
4.06Le Retour du Père (The Father Returns)2:17
4.07La Belle Va au Château (Beauty Goes To The Chateau)5:21
4.08Le Dîner (Dinner With The Beast)3:32
4.09Les Tourments de la Bête (The Beast’s Anguish)3:48
4.10Promenade dans le Jardin (Promenade in the Garden)9:06
4.11La Saisie des Meubles (The Furniture Is Seized)1:31
4.12La Confiance de la Bête en la Belle (The Beast’s Pledge of Faith)4:33
4.13Belle Retourne Chez Son Père (Beauty’s Return Home)1:56
4.14Belle Raconte Son Histoire (Beauty Tells Her Story)3:52
4.15Le Plan (The Plan)3:32
4.16La Passion d’Avenant (Avenant’s Passion)2:38
4.17Le Magnifique Apparaît (Magnificent Appears)3:08
4.18Le Miroir (The Mirror)4:01
4.19Le Pavillon (The Pavilion)3:43
4.20La Métamorphose (The Transformation)4:14
5.01The Beginning4:10
5.02Perpetual Motion5:34
5.03The Witness4:13
5.04Sand Mandala4:04
5.06Escape to India10:08
5.08Osamu’s Theme: Kyoko’s House3:01
5.09November 25: Ichigaya2:16
5.11Secret Agent4:49
5.12The First Meridian3:19
5.14End Credits3:58
5.15The Man in the Bath7:02

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About this Album

This 2001 five-disc set compiles some of Philip Glass's most innovative work for film, including his groundbreaking soundtrack to Koyaanisqatsi; new scores created for Tod Browning's Dracula and Jean Cocteau's La Belle et la Bête; excerpts from Mishima and Kundun; and sought-after pieces written for short films.


Disc One

Michael Reisman, conductor
Albert DeRuiter, bass vocal
The Western Wind Vocal Ensemble, Members of the Philip Glass Ensemble, additional artists

Disc Two

Michael Reisman, conductor
Foday Musa Suso, Shaikh Fathy Mady, Albert De Ruiter, Joe Passaro, Sue Evans, Roger Squitero, Valerie Naranjo, The Hispanic Young People’s Chorus, additional artists

Disc Three
Kronos Quartet

Disc Four

Michael Reisman, conductor
Beauty: Janice Felty
The Beast, the Port Official, Avenant, Ardent: Gregory Purnhagen
The Father, the Usurer: John Kuether
Félicie: Ana Maria Martinez
Adélaïde: Hallie Neill
Ludovic: Zheng Zhou
The Philip Glass Ensemble, additional artists

Disc Five

Michael Reisman, conductor
Gyuto Monks (4-6)
Monks of the Drukpa Order (4-6)
Kronos Quartet (7-10)
Harry Rabinowitz, conductor (11-13)
The English Chamber Orchestra (11-13)
Jack Kripl, soprano saxophone (16)
The Philip Glass Ensemble: Jon Gibson, soprano saxophone (15, 17); Richard Peck, alto saxophone, tenor saxophone (15, 17); Michael Reisman, keyboards (15-17); Andrew Sterman, flute, piccolo (15, 17)
Guests: Marie Mascari, soprano (15, 17); Mary Nessenger, mezzo-soprano (15); Alexandra Montano, mezzo-soprano (17); Peter Stewart, baritone (15, 17); Frank Cassara, percussion (15); Gordon Gottlieb, percussion (15, 17); Jim Pugh, trombone (15); Alan Raph, bass trombone (15)

Disc One

Produced by Kurt Munkacsi
Recorded and mixed at The Looking Glass Studios, New York, NY
Engineered by Martin Czembor

Disc Two

Produced by Kurt Munkacsi
Recorded and mixed at the Living Room, New York, NY
Engineered by Don Christensen

Disc Three
Produced by Judith Sherman, Michael Reisman, and Kurt Munkacsi
Recorded at Skywalker Sound, Nicasio, California
Engineered by Bob Levy

Disc Four

Produced by Kurt Munkacsi
Recorded and mixed at The Looking Glass Studios, New York, NY
Engineered by Anne Pope and Rich Costey
Mixed by Michael Reisman

Disc Five
Produced by Kurt Munkacsi
Tracks 1-3 recorded and mixed at The Looking Glass Studios, New York City; engineered by Laura Fried; Mixed by Michael Reisman
Track 4-6 recorded at The Looking Glass Studios; engineered by Martin Czembor
Tracks 7-10 recorded at Greene St. Studios and The Living Room, New York City; engineered by Dan Dryden; mixed by Dan Dryden, Kurt Munkacsi, and Michael Reisman
Tracks 11-13 recorded at Whitfield Street Studios, London; engineered by Mike Ross; additional recording and mixed at The Looking Glass Studios, New York City; engineered by Mark Plati and Michael Reisman
Track 14 recorded and mixed at The Living Room, New York City; engineered by Miles Green
Tracks 15, 17 recorded and mixed at The Looking Glass Studios, New York City; engineered by Hector Castillo; assisted by Christian Rutledge
Track 16 recorded and mixed at The Living Room Studio, New York City; engineered by Dan Dryden
Box Set produced and edited for release by Kurt Munkacsi and Michael Reisman

All music by Philip Glass; lyrics for children’s choir on disc two by Bernardo Palumbo

Art Direction: Hugh Brown
Front cover photograph by Anne Leibovitz

Executive Producer: Robert Hurwitz

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