29 Oct 2007

The Endless Scroll


New works by Philip Glass.by Alex Ross [New Yorker, 5 November 2007]

Philip Glass is without a doubt America’s most famous living composer of classical music. In fact, he may be America’s only famous living composer of classical music—the single one who would draw nods of recognition (or irritation) if you were to start waving eight-by-ten glossies of modern-music masters at passersby in Times Square.