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I was hoping for a special piano made out of glass when I saw the title of this release, but recordings of Philip Glass’ solo piano works by Bruce Brubaker will do nicely enough. Brubaker certainly knows his way around these pieces, and the selection includes Glass’ ‘Metamorphosis’ Suite. Glass Piano is on InFine.


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8/10 Staff review, 27 May 2015

I do like a Philip Glass pun. The man himself has already used ‘Glass Works’ but ‘A Touch of Glass’ would be a nice ‘best of’ title I think. Anyway Bruce Brubaker has long since studied the work of Glass and has obviously spent some time coming up with the title ‘Glass Piano’ which does exactly what it says on the tin.

These are indeed piano interpretations of Philip Glass compositions. Anyone with a fair idea of what Philip Glass sounds like and the noise pianos make with have a fair idea of what to expect. From the get go on ‘Max Rush’ its beautiful rolling piano which sounds like droplets of sun catching on a tumbling waterfall.  It’s so...quiet you can hear Brubaker’s nose breathing air through it and the shuffle of his limbs. He takes on the entire ‘Metamorphis’ suite which was Glass’s own piano-only album from 1989 and only ‘Knee Play 4’ (from ‘Einstein on the Beach’) is taken from a different album.

It’s utterly beautiful throughout and Brubaker is obviously in love enough with the material to be able to interpret it  - bringing his own slant to it yet losing none of Glass’s compositional nous.


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