Songs and Poems for Solo Cello
Music by Philip Glass
Wendy Sutter, cello


Orange Mountain Music OMM0037


Songs and Poems for Solo Cello
1. Song I 3:30
2. Song II 5:52
3. Song III 2:01
4. Song IV 3:01
5. Song V 5:47
6. Song VI 3:47
7. Song VII 5:11

Tissues (from Naqoyqatsi)
8. Tissue No. 1 4:30
9. Tissue No. 2 3:07
10. Tissue No. 6 3:13
11. Tissue No. 7 3:12


Songs and Poems for Solo Cellorepresents the solo recording debut of cellist Wendy Sutter featuring two world premieres. Premiered in 2007, Songs and Poems for Solo Cello is a seven-movement work by American composer Philip Glass. Known for large-scale theater works, film scores, concertos and symphonies, Songs and Poems for Solo Cello shows the composer at his most intimate. Also featured on the disc, Tissues, composed for the film Naqoyqatsi, are works written for cello, percussion and piano.

Wendy Sutter is an internationally acclaimed soloist, most recently making for US premiere as soloist for the Philip Glass Cello Concerto. The cellist is also known as a long-time member of Bang on a Can All Stars. Songs and Poems for Solo Cello was recorded on the 1620 Ex-Vatican Stradivari.


Produced by Michael Riesman

Executive producers for Orange Mountain Music:
Philip Glass, Kurt Munkacsi and Don Christensen

For Orange Mountain Music: Richard Guerin

Design: Erika Harrsch

Philip Glass music is published by Dunvagen Music Publishers – ASCAP