A Composer's Notes: Philip Glass and the Making of an Opera (1985)

A Composer's Notes: Philip Glass and the Making of an Opera
Type Feature Film
MPAA Rating N/A
Runtime 1hr 27mins.
Genres Documentary, Interview
Keywords N/A
Status Released
US Release Date
  
Name Credit Credited as Role Id Sort Order
Peter Geismar Editor n/a 172 7000001
Mead Hunt Photography n/a 120835 6000001
Wurttemberg State Theater Performer n/a 120819 8000001
Houston Grand Opera Performer n/a 120819 8000002
Philip Glass Other opera("Akhnaten") 120795 26000001
Peter Geismar Associate Producer n/a 171 3000003
Mead Hunt Associate Producer n/a 171 3000002
Houston Grand Opera Actor n/a 1 1000002
Philip Glass Narrator Narration 120790 1000003
Michael Blackwood Director n/a 2 2000001
Michael Blackwood Producer n/a 3 3000001
Wurttemberg State Theater Actor n/a 1 1000001
Synopsis
Famed minimalist composer Philip Glass is the subject of this documentary. Glass talks about his life and his work, focusing on his opera Akhnaten. Akhnaten is the third of his "Portrait" trilogy about men who changed the world, following "Einstein on the Beach" and the homage to Mahatma Ghandi, "Satyagraha."
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