Philip Glass (1937)

The Photographer (1982)

Mixed media in three parts


stage work

  • General information
    • Composition date : 1982
    • Duration : 1 h 30 mn
    • Editor : Dunvagen Music Publishers
    • Commission: Holland Festival 1982
    • Livret (dĂ©tail, auteur) :

      paroles de David Byrne.

Detailed formation
  • solistes : 1 solo soprano, 3 violins (also 3 dancers)
  • women's choir(4 soprano, 4 mezzo-soprano)
  • 1 flute, 1 soprano saxophone, 1 alto saxophone, 2 horns, 2 trombones, 1 piano, 1 electronic/MIDI keyboard/synthesizer, 1 violin, 1 second violin, 1 viola, 1 cello

Creation information

  • Date : May 1982
    Location :

    Amsterdam, Royal Palace


    Performers :

    Michael Riesman : direction.