Mad Rush

for those who are interested in the Tibetan iconography of Tibetan Buddism, you might think of it as the play of the wrathful and peaceful deities...

I was asked to compose a piece of somewhat indefinite length said Philip Glass remembering his performance for the first public appearance of the 14th Dalai Lama in New York City, not actually a problem for me [1].

This song, never to be finished, is of infinite beauty. It is called Mad Rush:

[Mad Rush] demonstrates Glass's turn to more traditional models: the composer added a conclusion to an open-structured piece, Wikipedia tells us [2], which, it continues with the words of Steffen Schleiermacher "can be interpreted as a sign that he [had] abandoned the radical non-narrative, undramatic approaches of his early period.

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