Crack Is Wack mural by Keith Haring (1986), located at the Crack Is Wack Playground at E. 128th Street and 2nd Avenue in Manhattan. I walked all around that neighborhood this morning.
And yet another of my students comes over to the dark side… They keep asking me if they can play some Philip Glass. I didn’t encourage them, not at all, promise, but I guess my love of this music has to rub off somehow. Subliminal. Minimal. Mmm yes.
After I go to play this concert with Mr. Glass in Brooklyn in December, I shall make sure to bring home the scores for the Etudes. They’ll be released by then. Can’t wait!
Godfrey Reggio’s crew urged him against using Philip Glass to provide the music for what would become Koyaaniqatsi. “They said, ‘He’s the master of the broken needle,’” the director recounts. “‘Why would you choose someone like this when you could choose Beethoven or Mozart? Vivaldi? And have the…
The relationship of music to image, and the intrinsic beauty of workaday things… that’s what I love most about Koyaanisqatsi. And although, I do find myself feeling occasionally a tad manipulated by it, I don’t resent it. Haha.
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Yes! Absolutely beautiful film, so moving. I recorded the solo piano version of “Dead Things” on my first album actually. Am very attached to that piece!
His Solo Piano Etudes are a wonderful thing. I’m so privileged to have the opportunity to perform them with him in Brooklyn in December. Cannot wait!
Having fun with the LAPD!! c.1928