Klarinet Archive - Posting 000525.txt from 1997/12
From: Lisa Clayton <clayton@-----.edu>
Subj: Re: Performance nausea
Date: Thu, 11 Dec 1997 19:41:59 -0500
At 12:55 PM 12.10.97 -0600, you wrote:
>On Wed, 10 Dec 1997, GELENNE Fabien STNA approche BC104 p5154 wrote:
>> Neil Leupold wrote:
>> > Might the composer be Philip Glass? Is Powaqatsi a movie? Glass
>> > wrote the music for another film of similar title called Koyaanisquatsi,
>> > a Hopi indian word meaning "life out of balance". The entire film is
>> > in fast forward, and the entire score is minimalist. I actually enjoy
>> > this music a great deal.
>> Philip Glass also composed the music of the movie called "Mishima"
>> (about the
>> japanese writer). If you like Powaqatsi you could have an ear on it:
>> amongst Koyaanisqatsi, Powaqatsi, Aknathen, Einstein on the Beach... it
>> probably the one I prefer, personally.
>Wow, thanks. First, I had no idea there were other Koyaanisqatsi-type
>movies in existence. And then I had no idea that Philip Glass had
>written so many movie scores. This is all very neat for me. I really
>like the Einstein score.
Forgive me if I'm wrong, but didn't John Adams (Klinghoffer, Nixon in China)
do "Einstein on the Beach"?
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