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Riesman, Michael

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Works: 282 works in 776 publications in 9 languages and 13,655 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Piano music  Music  Interviews 
Roles: Conductor, Arranger, Performer, Instrumentalist, Editor, Producer, Composer
Classifications: PN1995.9.E96, 781.542
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Most widely held works by Michael Riesman
Koyaanisqatsi by Godfrey Reggio ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 1,243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Koyaanisqatsi is a Hopi Indian word meaning variously; crazy life, life in turmoil, life disintegrating, life out of balance (the subtitle for this film), and a state of life that calls for another way of life. Presented by Francis Ford Coppola, this creation of director Godfrey Reggio, cinematographer Ron Fricke, and composer Philip Glass seems to flash by your eyes but lingers in your mind
Glassworks by Philip Glass ( Recording )
29 editions published between 1982 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 999 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Powaqqatsi by Godfrey Reggio ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 915 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Juxtaposes images of ancient cultures with those of modern life [in industrialized societies], masterfully portraying the human cost of progress"--Container
Einstein on the beach by Philip Glass ( Recording )
43 editions published between 1979 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 900 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Accompanying DVD contains a documentary offering insights into Einstein on the Beach, through interviews with creators composer Philip Glass and director/designer Robert Wilson, who explain some of their structural choices and the concepts behind the opera. The film features rehearsal and performance footage from the 1984 production of the opera at the Brooklyn Academy of Music. It offers a look at the creative processes of two of the most important figures in American contemporary music and theatre, and examines the evolution of the performing arts
Naqoyqatsi by Godfrey Reggio ( Visual )
12 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 757 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"In this cinematic concert, the concluding film of the Qatsi Trilogy preceded by critically acclaimed Koyaanisqatsi ("Life out of balance"), and Powaqqatsi ("Life in transformation"), mesmerizing images reanimated from everyday reality, then visually altered with state-of-the-art digital techniques, chronicle the shift from a world organized by the principles of nature to one dominated by technology, the synthetic and the virtual. Extremes of intimacy and spectacle, tragedy and hope fuse in a tidal wave of visuals and music, giving rise to a unique artistic experience that reflects Reggio's vision of a brave new globalized world."--Container back cover
Koyaanisqatsi by Philip Glass ( Recording )
26 editions published between 1983 and 2009 in 7 languages and held by 571 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Selections from the soundtrack of the motion picture, Koyaanisqatsi
Songs from liquid days by Philip Glass ( Recording )
18 editions published between 1986 and 2003 in 5 languages and held by 518 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The photographer by Philip Glass ( Recording )
26 editions published between 1983 and 2003 in 4 languages and held by 470 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Music in twelve parts by Philip Glass ( Recording )
21 editions published between 1974 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 446 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Music in Twelve Parts for voice and chamber ensemble
The hours music from the motion picture by Philip Glass ( Recording )
10 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in 4 languages and held by 363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
La belle et la bête by Philip Glass ( Recording )
14 editions published in 1995 in 5 languages and held by 357 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
La Belle et la Bête: Opera, based on the film by Jean Cocteau
Mishima by Philip Glass ( Recording )
12 editions published between 1985 and 1991 in 4 languages and held by 352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dancepieces by Philip Glass ( Recording )
15 editions published between 1987 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Kundun music from the original soundtrack by Philip Glass ( Recording )
4 editions published in 1997 in No Linguistic content and Undetermined and held by 284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Powaqqatsi by Philip Glass ( Recording )
13 editions published between 1986 and 1988 in 6 languages and held by 266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Naqoyqatsi original motion picture soundtrack by Philip Glass ( Recording )
8 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in No Linguistic content and Undetermined and held by 218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two pages Contrary motion ; Music in fifths ; Music in similar motion by Philip Glass ( Recording )
5 editions published in 1994 in No Linguistic content and Undetermined and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
1000 airplanes on the roof by Philip Glass ( Recording )
15 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in 3 languages and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The main character named "M" recalls encounters with extra-terrestrial life forms, including their message, "It is better to forget, it is pointless to remember. No one will believe you. You will have spoken a heresy. You will be outcast."
Songs from the trilogy Einstein on the beach, Satyagraha, Akhnaten by Philip Glass ( Recording )
13 editions published between 1979 and 2003 in 5 languages and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Music for organ ( )
2 editions published in 2001 and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Reisman, Michael
Riesmann, Michael
Riessman, Michael
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