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Glass Paul

(19. 11. 1934)

Glass Paul
Glass Paul
c/o Müller & Schade AG
Moserstr. 16
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Biography
Paul Glass was born in Los Angeles. In 1956 he received his diploma from the University of Southern California. At that time he studied with Boris Blacher, Ingolf Dahl and Hugo Friedhofer. He later studied with Goffredo Petrassi in Rome, Roger Sessions in Princetown, and Witold Lutoslawski in Warsaw. In 1962 he returned to the United States where he wrote music for film and concerts. Whilst in England in 1965 he wrote the music to Otto Preminger's film 'Bunny Lake is Missing'. He later spent four years in France where he familiarised himself with the work of Anton Webern. In 1973 he settled in Switzerland near Carona in Tessin. Today he teaches music theory and composition at the 'Conservatorio della Svizzera Italiana' in Lugano, gives courses at Franklin College im Sorengo and continues with his own compositional work.
Glass has received commissions from (German radio and television) WDR (Cologne), 'The Musica Mendrisiotto Association', 'Settimane Musicali di Ascona', and 'Pro Helvetia'. His genius has been acknowledged in the form of awards from the Los Angeles Chamber Symphony, Broadcast Music Incorporated, Warsaw Department of Culture, and the Swiss Music Edition. He has also received distinctions from the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers.


Work list
Passacaglia (1949)
for string quintet
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Success counted is sweetest (1954)
for mixed choir (SATB)
Texts: Emily Dickinson
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Quartet (1954)
for four trombones
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Music for brass and percussion (1955)
(4hn.3tpt.3tbn.3btba/timp.perc)
Duration: 6' 00"
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Trio (1956)
for flute, violoncello and piano
Duration: 10' 00"
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3 Pezzi (1957)
for violin and piano
Duration: 10' 00"
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Eschatos (1957)
Ballet
for orchestra (1(pic).1(ca).1(bcl).1/1.1.1.0/perc/min.6.6.4.4.2)
Eschatos, Suite I (same score) 7'Eschatos, Suite II (same score) 8'
Duration: 20' 00"
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Salmo LXXXIII (1957)
for mixed choir (SATB)
Duration: 3' 20"
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Sinfonia N. 1 (1959)
for large orchestra (3(pic).3(c.a).2(bcl).2(cbn)/4.3.3.1/timp.3perc.hp/strgs)
Duration: 17' 00"
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Concerto per violoncello e orchestra (1961)
(2(pic).2(ca).2(bcl).2(cbn)/2.2.1.0/2perc/hp/str)
Duration: 15' 00"
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Suita Symfonyczna (Sinfonia N. 2) (1961)
for large orchestra (3(pic).2.ca.2.bcl.2.cbn/4.4.3.1/timp.4perc/hp.pf(cel)/str)
Duration: 15' 00"
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Trio (1964)
for flute, clarinet and bassoon
Duration: 15' 30"
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Quartetto (1966)
for flute, clarinet, viola and violoncello
i. IntroduzioneII. Allegro vivace, Presto scorrevoleIII. Recitativo, Aria cantabileIV. VariazioniV. Finale
Duration: 30' 00"
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5 chansons pour une princesse errante (1968)
for baritone and piano
Texts: Paul Glass
Also a version for b
aritone and orchestra (2(pic).2(ca).2(bcl).2(cbn)/4.2.3.1/timp.2perc/hp.pf/str) (1992).
Duration: 8' 00"-9' 00"
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Une chanson silencieuse (1969)
for flute and violoncello
Duration: 2' 45"
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Incomprehension (1969)
for oboe, horn and violoncello
Duration: 4' 00"
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Pezzo (1969)
for bass clarinet
Duration: 2' 00"
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Vittoria (1970)
for viola solo
Duration: 2' 00"
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Studio (1971)
for two violoncelli
Duration: 2' 45"
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Suite pour soeur et frère (1971)
for string quintet
Duration: 9' 00"
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Echanges for 16 Instrumentalists (1973)
for chamber ensemble (1.1.1.bcl.1/1.1.1.btba/2perc/hp.pf/1.0.1.1)
Duration: 15' 00"
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Sahassavagga (1976)
for children's (or female) choir (SSAA)
Texts: Buddha
Duration: 7' 00"
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Septett (1976)
for brass (2hn.2tpt-c.2tbn.btba)
Duration: 17' 00"
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Wie ein Naturlaut (1977)
for chamber ensemble (fl.ob(ca).cl.bcl/1perc/pf/1.1.1.1)
Duration: 12' 30"
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Quartetto (1978)
for oboe, violin, viola and violoncello
Duration: 14' 00"
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Ecco s'avanza splendido (1979)
for female choir (SAMez)
Duration: 1' 30"
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Quartet (1980)
for four saxophones
Duration: 12' 00"
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Variazioni (1981)
for flute solo
Duration: 4' 30"
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"Un sogno" (1981)
for female choir (or children's choir) (SSAA)
Texts: Alberto Nessi
Duration: 3' 40"
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Concerto per pianoforte estemporaneo e grande orchestra (1982)
3(pic,fl-g).3(ca).3(bcl).3(cbn)/4.4.3.1/hp/str)
Solo improvised piano.
Duration: 20' 00"
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Arundo donax (1982)
for three oboes (3ca)
Duration: 9' 00"
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Eufonia (1982)
for string orchestra
Can be performed by a string quintet.
Duration: 4' 00"
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Fux-Variationen (1983)
for violoncello solo
Duration: 16' 00"
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5 Klavierstücke (1983)
I. GhiaccioII. CoraleIII. ToccataIV. Omaggio modestoV. Disgelo
Duration: 4' 00"
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Sinfonia N. 3 (1986)
for orchestra (2.2.1.2.2/2.2.1.0/timp.2perc/hp/str)
Sponsored by the SME Lucerne.
Duration: 22' 00"
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Deh, spiriti miei, quando mi vedete (1987)
for mixed choir
Texts: Guido Cavalcanti
Duration: 7' 50"
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Pianto de la madonna (1988)
for soprano, baritone, mixed choir and orchestra (2(picc).2(ca).2(bcl).2(cbn)/4.2.3.1/timp.3perc/hp/str)
Texts: Iacopone da Todi
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Streichquartett I (1988)
Duration: 12' 30"
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Lamento dell'acqua (1990)
for orchestra (2(pic,fl-G).2(ca).2(bcl,piccl).2(cbn)/2.2.0.0/1-2perc/pf/str)
Duration: 23' 00"
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Ektenia (1992)
for orchestra (2.1.ca.2(bcl).2(cbn)/4.2.3.1/timp.perc/hp/str)
Duration: 2' 30"
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Sinfonia N. 4 (1992)
for large orchestra (3(pic.fl-G).3(ca).3(bcl.piccl.Ebcl).3(cbn)/4.4.3.1/timp.3perc/hp.pf(cel)/str)
Duration: 24' 00"
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(quan shi qu) (1994)
for orchestra (3(picc,fl in G).3(ca).3(bcl,picc-cl,cl-a).3(cbn)/4.4.3.1/timp.3perc/hp.pf(cel)/str)
Duration: 18' 00"-20' 00"
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Distanza (1995)
for string orchestra or string quintet
Duration: 1' 30"
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Omaggio (1995)
for piano forte
Duration: ' 45"
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Confronto (1995)
for violoncello
Duration: 1' 30"
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Bis (1995)
for pianoforte
Duration: 2' 00"
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Specchio (1995)
for violin
Duration: 1' 40"
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Un piccolo giro (1995)
for string quartet
Duration: ' 50"
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kakapo (2001)
Ballet for children
for orchestra (2.1.ca.2.2/2.2.0.0/timp.perc/str)
Duration: 30' 00"
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prisma (2002)
for ensemble (sx, hn, tbn, perc, pf, db)
Duration: 2' 00"
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soggetti migranti (2002)
for three percussionists and symphonic orchestra
Duration: 15' 00"
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Corale I + II per Margaret (2004)
for string orchestra
Duration: 5' 00"
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vocalizzo (2004)
for soprano, flute, English horn, bassoon, piano, violin and violoncello
Duration: 6' 00"
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confronto II (2004)
for flute solo
Duration: 1' 00"
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doppelwitz (2004)
for two violins
Duration: 1' 00"
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3 ghiri (2004)
for three violins
Duration: 3' 00"
Manuscript
lo svasso cornuto (2004)
for English horn and orchestra (2.1.2.2/2.2.0.0/timp.perc/str)
Duration: 7' 00"
Manuscript
Grandiflora (2005)
for ochestra (2.2.2.2/4.2.3.1/timp.2perc/hp/str)
Duration: 12' 00"
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Corale III per Margaret (2006)
for string orchestra
Duration: 5' 00"
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La valle della paura (2009)
Film music
for orchestra (2.2.2.2/4.2.3.1/timp.perc/hp.cel/str)
Duration: 3' 00"
Manuscript
Diskographie
Paul Glass (Grammont Porträt Nr. 43-2, 1994)
Interpreten:
Andreae, Marc
Werke:
Glass, Paul: Sinfonia N. 3 (1986)
Glass, Paul: Lamento dell'acqua (1990)
Glass, Paul: Streichquartett I (1988)
Glass, Paul: 5 Klavierstücke (1983)
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