Philip Glass: company, pipa and guitar duo by Liu Fang & Michael 琵琶吉他二重奏





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Published on Aug 16, 2009

Beautiful and elegant interpretion of the celebrated Philip Glass's composition for string quartet, transcribed here for pipa (Chinese traditional string instrument) and classical guitar by Liu Fang and Michael O'Toole, recorded live on 26 September 2008 at Birr Arts Centre, during the tour in Ireland in association with their new CD release. The tour was sponsored by the Irish Arts Council & the Music Network (info: http://www.philmultic.com/ensemble/du... )

This piece is a beautiful contemporary music for string instruments with the title "Company" composed by Philip Glass (1937- ) in 1983 for the dramatization of legendary Irish writer Samuel Beckett's prose poem 'Company'. This four movement piece has since achieved huge popularity because of the composers gift for simple melodies and effective use of cross-rhythms. Glass has had an incredibly varied and prolific career, writing music for successful films such as 'The Hours' and 'Mishima' and being feted around the world as one of the truly original voices of contemporary music.

information and CD online: http://www.philmultic.com/liufang/cds...

Compositeur: Philip Glass.
Cette pièce est la musique contemporaine pour instruments à cordes, originement composé pour quatuor à cordes, la version actuelle est une transcription pour pipa (luth chinois) et guitare classique.

Compositor: Philip Glass.
Esta pieza es la música contemporánea para instrumentos de cuerda originalmente para cuarteto de cuerdas, la versión actual es certificado de estudios para pipa (laúd chino) y la guitarra.

пипа и гитары дуэт - современной инструментальной музыки.

劉芳與麥克爾-噢圖琵琶吉他二重奏"相伴" (Company),由菲利普格拉斯(Philip Glass, 1937-)為弦樂四重奏所作的同名作品改編。2008年9-10月愛爾蘭巡迴演出中現場錄像。

中国琵琶奏者 劉芳
アイルランドのクラシックギタリスト:マイケル オトゥール


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