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After a slow introduction saxophone plays the Shankar raga melody, subsequently enriched by the two other saxes. A long middle section in quicker tempo treats the material more freely in several parts, concluded with a shorter recapitulation of the opening theme.

Review by Martin Perlich This historic collaboration brings full circle a process which began when promising young American musician Philip Glass met Indian master Ravi Shankar in Paris in 1965. That week Glass, studying with the great Nadia… read more


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  • magical
  • Amaizing to re-discover this beautiful work. I fist heard in early 90's and lost it, but now have found again and find it still inspires me.
  • love both artists, both Masters. This is a very nice piece showcasing them both very well.
  • I thoroughly enjoyed this piece!
  • mmmmm such an incredible piece of music.
  • good work
  • Genial.
  • for a moment this almost transmutes into Facades from Glassworks, one of the most beautiful and satisfying of his works.
  • I heard this and thought: "Aesop Rock?" Now I know where he got that Basic Cable sample from.
  • Beautiful. Much like his Saxophone pieces.

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