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Glass's Film Scores
An analysis of two of American composer Philip Glass' film scores.
# 71394 | 920 words | 4 sources | MLA | 2004 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2004 in Music Studies (General)

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This paper examines two of American composer Philip Glass' film scores, those that he wrote for Errol Morris's 1988 "A Thin Blue Line" and for Godfrey Reggio's 1982 "Koyaanisqatsi." It also looks at Glass' minimalist technique.

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"For a composer always designated as a minimalist, Philip Glass has created a number of surprisingly sensuous film scores. While these scores are certainly in a technical sense minimalist in the sense that Glass relies very little on traditional Western ..."

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