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Glass Essentials: An 80th Anniversary Tribute

Nicolas Horvath

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Etudes, Book 1  
Etude No. 6
Philip Glass; Nicolas Horvath
The Hours  
Morning Passages (arr. by M. Riesman and N. Muhly for Piano)
Philip Glass; Michael Riesman; Nico Muhly; Nicolas Horvath
Metamorphosis II
Philip Glass; Nicolas Horvath
A Secret Solo
Philip Glass; Nicolas Horvath
The Sound of Silence (arr. by P. Glass for Piano)
Philip Glass; Paul Simon; Nicolas Horvath
Etudes, Book 2  
No. 16
Philip Glass; Nicolas Horvath
No. 18
Philip Glass; Nicolas Horvath
No. 20
Philip Glass; Nicolas Horvath
Music in Fifths
Philip Glass; Nicolas Horvath
The Hours  
Choosing Life (arr. by M. Riesman and N. Muhly for Piano)
Philip Glass; Michael Riesman; Nico Muhly; Nicolas Horvath
Total Playing Time    45:44
"Five Stars ... Horvath brings an unremittingly hard touch to the hypnotic Music in Fifths. Glass enthusiasts need not hesitate." - International Piano "... (Horvath performs the works) the way that Glass would like to himself. And there is hardly a higher compliment that one could pay to a performing musician." - Fanfare "... Horvath plays this music wonderfully well: warm and expressive or cold and mechanical as required ... if you appreciate all of Glass’s styles, this will provide great satisfaction." - MusicWeb International Released to celebrate the 80th birthday of Philip Glass and his unique contribution to the solo piano repertoire, this compilation features some of the best tracks from Nicolas Horvath's acclaimed, award-winning five-volume Glassworlds series. It features a selection of the sweepingly diverse and intricately melodic Etudes, both technique-expanding and intimately personal statements. Glass’s importance as a film composer is shown in the subtle power of his transcriptions from stage and screen music, on Metamorphosis II and his BAFTA-winning score for The Hours. The only transcription Glass is known to have made, of Paul Simon’s The Sound of Silence, is heard in its only recording. Finally, Music in Fifths, which Steve Reich called "like a freight train," dates from Glass's experimental years and is full of a mesmerizing variety of pulse patterns.
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