Posts tagged "Ravi Shankar"
Philip Glass turns 75: 'Koyaanisqatsi', Ravi Shankar collaboration 'Passages', and 'Satyagraha'

Philip Glass turns 75: ‘Koyaanisqatsi’, Ravi Shankar collaboration ‘Passages’, and ‘Satyagraha’

Philip Glass – hailed as the most well-known living composer today – celebrates his 75th birthday this weekend at the Barbican with a live screening of Godfrey Reggio’s 1982 film, Koyaanisqatsi. Reggio created a ‘visual tone poem’ tracing the collision between man and technology with juxtaposing images of American landscapes and cities. Glass wrote the...
Ravi Shankar on improvisation

Ravi Shankar on improvisation

‘As far as improvisation and ideas, I mean I never had it before like this. It is such a joy and ecstasy. It is like I’m being sent ideas after ideas, it comes like sea waves. It is so spontaneous that I am wondering myself “Oh how beautiful it is I wish I can remember...
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