compositions

The Hours

2002

60′

Music by Philip Glass

CAST:
Piano, strings, harp, celeste, percussion (glockenspiel & triangle, one player)

SYNOPSIS:
Music for the film by Stephen Daldry The Hours adapted from the book by Michael Cunningham’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, starring Nicole Kidman, Julianne Moore, and Meryl Streep.

NOTES:
Suite from “The Hours” is a 24 minute arrangement by Michael Riesman in the form of a three movement piano concerto scored for piano, strings, harp and celeste, co-commissioned by Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra and Brooklyn Philharmonic Orchestra, premiered by Michael Riesman (piano) with Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra conducted by Andreas Delfs on March 28, 2003 at Uihlein Hall, Marcus Center for the Performing Arts in Milwaukee, Wisconsin (USA).

Arrangements for solo piano by Michael Riesman and Nico Muhly.

PUBLISHER:
Dunvagen Music Publishers