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MOV to release Low Symphony on vinyl

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on May 16, 2014

 

“Baby, I’ve been, making Glass in your room again”

 

Music On Vinyl, the company that dares to release the vinyl albums others shy from, has again gladdened the hearts of vinyl junkies everywhere with their latest release.

On June 9th MOV will issue the Low Symphony by Philip Glass on vinyl for the first time since its release on CD in 1993. Here’s the MOV blurb...

 

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"Low" Symphony, composed by Philip Glass in the spring of 1992, is based on the record Low by David Bowie and Brian Eno, first released in 1977. Glass took themes from three of the instrumentals on the original and, combining them with his own material, used them as the basis of three movements of the "Low" Symphony. Movement One comes from "Subterraneans," Movement Two from "Some Are", which was not featured on Bowie's original recording, and Movement Three from "Warszawa".

 

The "Low" Symphony was performed by the Brooklyn Philharmonic orchestra under the batons of Dennis Russell Davies, principal conductor, and Karen Kamensek, assistant conductor. Philip Glass allowed ideas of Bowie and Brian Eno, who worked together on Low, to influence how he worked on the music, leading to surprising musical conclusions and becoming a real collaboration between the music of all three maestros. This is the first ever vinyl issue of "Low" Symphony!

 

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In 2012 SINFINI MUSIC posted a brief but fascinating discussion between Bowie and Glass about the recording. The film illustrates how Glass collaborated with David Bowie and Brian Eno on the Low and Heroes Symphonies, and how these influential musicians in turn influenced each other. Watch the video here.

 

The Low Symphony by Philip Glass will be issued on June 9th via Music On Vinyl

 

PHILIP GLASS

LOW SYMPHONY (1LP)

Cat No: MOVCL009  1  Barcode: 0028948201068 1

 

RELEASE: June 9 2014

 

~ 180 GRAM AUDIOPHILE VINYL

~ INSERT

~ DELUXE PVC SLEEVE

~ AVAILABLE ON VINYL FOR THE FIRST TIME!

 

SIDE A

1. Subterraneans

2. Some Are

 

SIDE B

1. Warszawa

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    16 May 2014
    MOV to release Low Symphony on vinyl

     

    “Baby, I’ve been, making Glass in your room again”

     

    Music On Vinyl, the company that dares to release the vinyl albums others shy from, has again gladdened the hearts of vinyl junkies everywhere with their latest release.

    On June 9th MOV will issue the Low Symphony by Philip Glass on vinyl for the first time since its release on CD in 1993. Here’s the MOV blurb...

     

    + - + - + - + - + - + - + - + - + - + - + - + - + - + - + - +

     

    "Low" Symphony, composed by Philip Glass in the spring of 1992, is based on the record Low by David Bowie and Brian Eno, first released in 1977. Glass took themes from three of the instrumentals on the original and, combining them with his own material, used them as the basis of three movements of the "Low" Symphony. Movement One comes from "Subterraneans," Movement Two from "Some Are", which was not featured on Bowie's original recording, and Movement Three from "Warszawa".

     

    The "Low" Symphony was performed by the Brooklyn Philharmonic orchestra under the batons of Dennis Russell Davies, principal conductor, and Karen Kamensek, assistant conductor. Philip Glass allowed ideas of Bowie and Brian Eno, who worked together on Low, to influence how he worked on the music, leading to surprising musical conclusions and becoming a real collaboration between the music of all three maestros. This is the first ever vinyl issue of "Low" Symphony!

     

    + - + - + - + - + - + - + - + - + - + - + - + - + - + - + - +

     

    In 2012 SINFINI MUSIC posted a brief but fascinating discussion between Bowie and Glass about the recording. The film illustrates how Glass collaborated with David Bowie and Brian Eno on the Low and Heroes Symphonies, and how these influential musicians in turn influenced each other. Watch the video here.

     

    The Low Symphony by Philip Glass will be issued on June 9th via Music On Vinyl

     

    PHILIP GLASS

    LOW SYMPHONY (1LP)

    Cat No: MOVCL009  1  Barcode: 0028948201068 1

     

    RELEASE: June 9 2014

     

    ~ 180 GRAM AUDIOPHILE VINYL

    ~ INSERT

    ~ DELUXE PVC SLEEVE

    ~ AVAILABLE ON VINYL FOR THE FIRST TIME!

     

    SIDE A

    1. Subterraneans

    2. Some Are

     

    SIDE B

    1. Warszawa