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The Thin Blue Line [Soundtrack]

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  • Philip Glass, Robert Wilson's "Einstein on the Beach" Makes West Coast Debut with Three Sold-Out Berkeley Performances

    Philip Glass and Robert Wilson's groundbreaking opera Einstein on the Beach receives its West Coast premiere, nearly four decades after it was first performed, with three sold-out performances at Berkeley's Zellerbach Hall this weekend. PBS Newshour marked the occasion with a look at this groundbreaking work and the career of its composer, which you can watch here. This weekend's performances of Einstein on the Beach are part of a major international tour that heads next to Mexico City, Amsterdam, and Hong Kong.

  • Philip Glass, Robert Wilson's "Einstein on the Beach" Returns to NYC with Eight Performances at BAM

    Philip Glass and Robert Wilson's Einstein on the Beach, widely credited as one of the greatest artistic achievements of the 20th century, launched its creators to international success when it was first produced in Avignon, France, in 1976. Now, 20 years since its last production, as part of an international tour, Einstein on the Beach returns to New York with eight performances at the Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM), tonight through September 23.

About this Album

Documentarian Errol Morris reconstructs/questions the circumstances of a Dallas murder case in a film that haunts and disturbs. The Washington Post notes, "The Philip Glass score and the stylized lighting help transform the movie into an arena for the somber contemplation of the fallibility of perception."


Michael Reisman, conductor, keyboards
Wilmer Wise, Steve Burns, trumet
Sharon Moe, Tony Miranda, Ron Sell, French horn
Michael Parloff, Judith Mendenhall, flute
Sergiu Schwartz, Tim Baker, violin
Karl Bargen, viola
Chris Finckel, cello
Barbara Wilson, double bass
Gordon Gottlieb, percussion
Brian Koonin, guitar

Produced by Kurt Munkacsi
Production supervisor: Rory Johnston
Recording engineer/music, dialogue editor: Miles Green
Assistant engineer: Blaise Dupuy
Music recorded and mixed at The Living Room, New York City
Sound post-production: Russian Hill Recording, San Francisco
Re-recording mixers: Jack Leahy, Samuel Lehmer
Re-recording consultant: Randy Thorn
Sound Effects Editor: Samuel Lehmer
Additional Sound Effects: Leslie Shatz
Dialogue Editors: Jamie Kibban, James Allen
Sound Assistants: Larry Oppenheimer, Marnie Moore, Sheila McFarland
Additional Re-recording: Mel Zelniker
Mastering: Robert C. Ludwig, Masterdisk, New York City

Cover design: Janet Perr
Cover photography: Mark Lipson

Executive Producer: Robert Hurwitz

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