Koyaanisqatsi to Kundun, Philip Glass explains his approach to composing film soundtracks.
Memoir by Philip Glass, the world-renowned composer of symphonies, operas and film scores.
Asked to write the score for visionary 1982 documentary Koyaanisqatsi, Glass discovered a new avenue for his musical composition. He later worked with Martin Scorsese, writing the soundtrack for Kundun (1997).
Reader: Kerry Shale
Writer: Philip Glass
Abridger: Laurence Wareing
Producer: Kirsteen Cameron
Track: "Evening Song" (from Satygraha)
CD: The Essential Philip Glass
Track: "The Grid"