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Philip Glass

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Gandhi Paved The Way For The Social Resistance We See Today

(21) Comments | Posted October 28, 2011 | 9:03 AM

Composer Philip Glass wrote his third opera, the seminal "Satyagraha," in 1979. Inspired by Mahatma Gandhi's formative years in South Africa and the development of his philosophy, the work had its Metropolitan Opera premiere in April 2008. Glass has said, "Almost all the techniques of protest -- now the common...

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Between Love and Lust There Can Be Music -- And Other Arts

(4) Comments | Posted March 22, 2010 | 2:35 PM

And we can start a revolution in the process! Last February 18, an unlikely panel convened at Carnegie Hall to discuss the value of classical music and other art forms in a world successfully tantalized or overwhelmed by entertainment, natural disasters, hunger and plagues. The occasion was the launch of...

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