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    The Independent (UK) Previews Philip Glass Nonesuch Retrospective with Insight on Artistic Pairings

    Philip Glass is the subject of a feature article in The Independent on Sunday (UK), in which writer Fiona Sturges previews the forthcoming Nonesuch retrospective of the composer's work, the 10-CD Glass Box, featuring more than 30 years of music, including some of Glass's most renowned collaborations.

    "Glass's career has been informed by an eclecticism that has led him to seek out a dizzying range of collaborators across a variety of genres," writes Sturges. "Through such pairings, the founding father of minimalism has played a crucial part in breaking down the barriers between artistic mediums. But for Glass, it is less a crusade than a desire to do something different."

    Glass gives The Independent insight into a few such projects: his groundbreaking 1976 collaboration with Robert Wilson, Einstein on the Beach, which The Times (UK) says "still sound[s] fresh" on the new collection, and his score to Kundun, Martin Scorsese's 1997 film on the Dalai Lama, also featured on The Glass Box; as well as his work with artists like Doris Lessing, David Bowie, Brian Eno, and Leonard Cohen.

    Read the complete article at independent.co.uk.

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The Independent (UK) Previews Philip Glass Nonesuch Retrospective with Insight on Artistic Pairings

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Philip Glass is featured in The Independent on Sunday with a preview of his forthcoming Nonesuch retrospective, the 10-CD Glass Box. Glass gives insight into a few of his most renowned collaborations, including his groundbreaking 1976 work with Robert Wilson, Einstein on the Beach, and his score to Martin Scorsese's Kundun, both featured on The Glass Box; as well as his work with artists like Doris Lessing, David Bowie, Brian Eno, and Leonard Cohen.

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Philip Glass is the subject of a feature article in The Independent on Sunday (UK), in which writer Fiona Sturges previews the forthcoming Nonesuch retrospective of the composer's work, the 10-CD Glass Box, featuring more than 30 years of music, including some of Glass's most renowned collaborations.

"Glass's career has been informed by an eclecticism that has led him to seek out a dizzying range of collaborators across a variety of genres," writes Sturges. "Through such pairings, the founding father of minimalism has played a crucial part in breaking down the barriers between artistic mediums. But for Glass, it is less a crusade than a desire to do something different."

Glass gives The Independent insight into a few such projects: his groundbreaking 1976 collaboration with Robert Wilson, Einstein on the Beach, which The Times (UK) says "still sound[s] fresh" on the new collection, and his score to Kundun, Martin Scorsese's 1997 film on the Dalai Lama, also featured on The Glass Box; as well as his work with artists like Doris Lessing, David Bowie, Brian Eno, and Leonard Cohen.

Read the complete article at independent.co.uk.

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