TITLE

Philip Glass's Akhnaten

AUTHOR(S)
Frandsen, Paul John
PUB. DATE
June 1993
SOURCE
Musical Quarterly;Summer93, Vol. 77 Issue 2, p241
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses Philip Glass's use of conventional language in his opera `Akhnaten'. Central role of social, political and religious ideas in the opera; Use of original languages such as Egyptian or Hebrew in other operas; Glass's view of the relation between audience and composer; Akhnaten as the Egyptian religious reformer; Resorting to conventional language so as to be understood; Analysis of each act in the opera.
ACCESSION #
9308315954

 

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