Michael Riesman, Piano and Conductor
Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra
2 The Thin Blue Line 5:11
3 Runaway Horses (from Mishima) 8:18
SUITE FROM THE HOURS
4 Movement I 10:19
5 Movement II 7:04
6 Movement III 6:47
7 Overture (from La Belle et la Bête) 3:42
8 Closing (from Glassworks) 5:17
SUITE FROM DRACULA
9 Dracula 1:08
10 Journey to the Inn 0:40
11 The Inn, Part 1 0:43
12 The Inn, Part 2 1:59
13 Carriage Without a Driver 2:05
14 Dr. Van Helsing and Dracula 2:12
15 In the Theatre 5:37
16 Mina on the Terrace 4:22
17 Mina’s Bedroom and The Abby 3:45
18 The End of Dracula 3:48
19 Dracula, Epilogue 1:28
Suite from “The Hours”, co-commissioned by Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra and Brooklyn Philharmonic Orchestra, is a concert suite in three movements arranged by Michael Riesman for piano, strings, harp and celeste from the motion picture soundtrack by Philip Glass to 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.
Other arrangements by Michael Riesman from film music by Philip Glass included here are The Secret Agent (arranged for strings), The Thin Blue Line (arranged for strings), Overture from La Belle et la Bête (arranged for piano and strings), Closing from Breathless, originally from Glassworks, (arranged for piano and strings) and Suite from “Dracula” (arranged for piano and strings). The program also includes Runaway Horses from Mishima (original orchestration for strings and harp).
It is available for download exclusively at the iTunes music store.
Performed live by Michael Riesman and the Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra with Michael Riesman as soloist and conductor at Mozartsaal, Stuttgarter Liederhalle in Stuttgart, Germany on July 4, 2004.
Philip Glass’s music is published by Dunvagen Music Publisher Inc. (ASCAP), 632 Broadway, Suite 902, New York. NY 10012.
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The Secret Agent
The Thin Blue Line
Music for Mishima
La Belle et la Bête