PHILIP GlASS: SCREEN MUSIC

Maina S. Neretina, Alexander V. Chernyshov

Abstract


Research is devoted to the music of contemporary composer Philip Glass, which he wrote specifically for the movies including feature and documentary films by American, British and Australian directors (M.Scorsese, E.Morris, S.Daldry, P.Weir etc.). It makes a connection of the composition technologies between his filmmusic and his artmusic written in the aesthetics of minimalism (the repetition and additive processes). The works in collaboration with director G.Reggio highlights as top Glass’ creative at the film industry. It also covers the principles of compilation the composer’s music for a variety of screen opuses, movies and commercials.

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Keywords


Philip Glass; Godfrey Reggio; cinematic genre; filmmusic; repetition process; additive process

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