Philip Glass (1937)

1000 Airplanes on the Roof (1988)

science fiction music drama, one-act musical theater piece


stage work

  • General information
    • Composition date : 1988
    • Duration : 1 h 30 mn
    • Editor : Dunvagen Music Publishers
    • Commission: Donau Festival Niederoesterreich, American Music Theather Festival, Philadelphia, PA et Berlin, ville culturelle Européenne 1988.
    • Livret (détail, auteur) :

      David Henry Hwang, projections holographiques de Jerome Sirlin’s.

Detailed formation
  • solistes : 1 actor, 1 solo soprano
  • 1 flute (also 1 bass clarinet), 1 flute (also 1 soprano saxophone), 1 soprano saxophone (also 1 alto saxophone, 1 tenor saxophone), 2 electronic/MIDI keyboards/synthesizers

Creation information

  • Date : 5 July 1988
    Location :

    Aéroport internationnal de Vienne.