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Philip Glass - Orion

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Philip Glass - Orion

Philip Glass - Orion

Genre: New Age, Electronica, Live Performances, Ambient, Chamber Music/Recitals, 20th Century Period
Mp3, 256 Kbps | 2 CD | 175 Mb
Composer Philip Glass
Conductor Michael Riesman
Performer
Foday Musa Suso (Kora)
Wu Man (Pipa)
Mark Atkins (Didjeridu)
Ravi Shankar (Sitar)
Gaurav Mazumdar (Sitar)
Ashley MacIsaac (Violin)
Eleftheria Arvanitaki (Voice)


The Orion work was commissioned by the Cultural Olympiad 2004 and received its premiere performance in Athens, June 2004, just before the Olympic Games. To mark this special event I chose to collaborate with a group of established musicians and composers - a group whose multiethnic origins reflect the international nature of the Olympiad itself.

Tracklist

Disc: 1

1. Australia
2. Australia & China
3. China
4. Canada
5. Canada & The Gambia
6. Gambia

Disc: 2

1. Brazil
2. Brazil & India
3. India
4. Greece