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From September 4-9, 2012, Q2 Music celebrates the 75th birthday of the iconic, era-defining composer, Philip Glass, with Music of Constant Change — an immersive and interactive, multimedia-rich six-day festival. The festival culminates Saturday, September 8 at 3 pm, with a live videocast of performance and conversation from The Greene Space with Glass and members of the upcoming production of his legendary opera, Einstein on the Beach

Get the latest festival updates via @Q2Music and join in the celebration with #pg75 and #Einstein2012.

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Top 10 Essential Philip Glass Recordings

Tuesday, September 04, 2012

Philip Glass has been an extremely prolific composer, and has had long associations with two major record labels. Here are 10 recordings that will serve as an introduction to his hugely influential music.

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Palpably Organic: Keyboard Glass

Monday, September 03, 2012

Let’s face it — the piano is organic to Philip Glass. His palpable patterns ring and echo with nostalgia and exuberance. He connects directly to our emotions with those gentle triadic, undulating piano figurations and trademark harmonic changes.

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'The Passion of Ramakrishna' by Philip Glass

Monday, September 03, 2012

Philip Glass began composing for organ early in his career, and in a way, he never really stopped: His orchestration bears a resemblance to the tradition of Bruckner or Franck, treating the sections of the orchestra like the stops on an organ.

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Notes from the Beach with Einstein's Helga Davis

Friday, August 31, 2012

About a week ago I got on the subway at 23rd Street and Eighth Avenue and saw it — the advertisement for Einstein on the Beach which will be part of the Brooklyn Academy of Music's Next Wave Festival.

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Giveaways: Philip Glass Boxed Set and Grab Bags

Thursday, August 30, 2012

Throughout Music of Constant Change, Q2 Music will offer several chances to win exciting, essential recordings from Philip Glass's extensive catalog.

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Grand Band: Six Piano Takes on Glass, Reich and Wolfe

Tuesday, August 28, 2012

On August 7, Grand Band - New York's new six-piano supergroup - convened for their second-ever gig, featuring music by Philip Glass, Steve Reich, Julia Wolfe and more.

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The Infamous, Elegant Arpeggios of Philip Glass

Saturday, August 25, 2012

Philip Glass is one of the only living classical composers, if not the only one, to have achieved any kind of popular celebrity. For people who "don't listen to classical music," his name still evokes his instantly recognizable musical signature.

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On-Demand Video: Philip Glass: An Hour with Einstein

Tuesday, August 21, 2012

On Saturday, The Greene Space hosted a performance and conversation with Philip Glass and members of BAM's upcoming revival of his landmark opera, Einstein on the Beach. Watch it here on-demand.

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Schedule: Music of Constant Change

Tuesday, August 21, 2012

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In honor of Philip Glass’s 75th birthday and Einstein on the Beach’s return to New York City, Q2 Music celebrates the iconic, paradigm-shifting composer with Music of Constant Change: A Philip Glass Festival.

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Wish Philip Glass a Happy Birthday and Win Prizes

Monday, August 20, 2012

We want you to be part of our Philip Glass festival. Help us celebrate Glass's 75th birthday and the upcoming revival of his landmark opera Einstein on the Beach by calling in a story about your favorite piece of his. We'll then play your message during the festival, and you'll be automatically entered to win some special prizes. 

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Listen: Philip Glass and Tim Fain

Tuesday, April 17, 2012

On Saturday, April 21st, Q2 Music presented a live audio Webcast of composer-pianist Philip Glass and violinist Tim Fain's sold-out performance from The Met Museum's majestic Temple of Dendur.

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Poll: Your Favorite Minimalist Composer

Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Philip Glass's 75th birthday is being marked by premieres, album releases and tribute concerts. The occasion prompts us to ask: Who is your favorite minimalist?

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