Philip Glass on Writing Music
Complete video at: http://fora.tv/2008/03/12/Philip_Glass_and_Scott_Hicks_In_Conversation Celebrated composer Philip Glass describes his approach to writing music as watching buildings slowly emerge from "a foggy field," and claims to have an ironically poor musical ear. ----- Director Scott Hicks discusses his recent bio-doc, Glass: A Portrait of Philip in Twelve Parts, with its subject, the fascinating and entertaining composer Philip Glass. - Australian Broadcasting Corporation Philip Glass is a famed American composer of operas, symphonies and music scores, including Einstein on the Beach and Koyaanisqatsi. Scott Hicks is an Oscar-winning director of Shine, as well as Snow Falling on Cedars and No Reservations.