Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Glass in the Heat

Deep bass from an electronic keyboard plunked by Philip Glass is filling the hot air in Rockefeller Park near Ground Zero.
The cause is the composer Glass' 75th birthday. His piece "Glassworks" was first. Then, from 1984, "Civil Wars Part II" started the formal program by the Philip Glass Ensemble.
The sun is setting, and it's cooling to sit barefoot in the grass next to the Hudson River. A nice way to end a searing day in New York City!
Tomorrow in Times Square at 6:30 p.m., hundreds are invited to participate in a public choral work.

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