Philip Glass' "Music in Similar Motion"

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Philip Glass' "Music in Similar Motion"

  • Sunday
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    12:00pm
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    Dance Pavilion

Study Suite presents Philip Glass' "Music in Similar Motion"

"Music in Similar Motion" is an early composition by Philip Glass from 1969. This special Fields performance will feature a keyboard and saxophone ensemble comprising of Andrew Bernstein, Allison Clendaniel, Ben Frock, Ruby Fulton, Jarrett Gilgore, Rod Hamilton, Liam Hurlbut, Chris Pumphrey, and Amanda Schmidt. "The real innovation in Similar Motion is its sense of drama. The earlier pieces were meditative, steady-state pieces that established a mood and stayed there. But Similar Motion starts with one voice, then adds another playing a fourth above the original line, and then another playing a fourth below the original line, and finally a last line kicks in to complete the sound. As each new voice enters, there is a dramatic change in the music." – Philip Glass