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for string orchestra (1983) 8'

Music by Philip Glass

Original Commission:
Commissioned by the Mabou Mines Development Foundation for the dramatization of Samuel Beckett's prose poem "Company"

Played here by the Monocacy Chamber Orchestra in Baker Hall, Company has been arranged and conducted by Eugene Albulescu with Sound Montage and Vocalizations by Kristian Derek Ball of the Beckett text.

COMPANY
COMPANY
Sound/Voice/Chamber Esemble
THE VOICE ALONE IS COMPANY BUT NOT ENOUGH. ITS EFFECT ON THE HEARER IS A NECESSARY COMPLEMENT. WERE YOUR EYES TO OPEN THEY WOULD FIRST SEE FAR BELOW IN THE LAST RAYS THE SKIRT OF YOUR GREATCOAT . . . TILL IT VANISHES . . .
2010