Television (1976). Retrieved March 29, 2013. 25, isbn Potter, Keith (2000 Four Musical Minimalists, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press,. 58, isbn Steffen Schleiermacher, booklet notes to his recording of Glass's "Early Keyboard Music MDG Records, 2001 Potter,. Retrieved October 2, 2018. 109, isbn Wroe, Nicholas (October 13, 2007). Personal life, friends and collaborators edit Glass has described himself as "a Jewish - Taoist - Hindu - Toltec - Buddhist 16 and he is a supporter of the Tibetan independence movement. Archived from the original on September 27, 2009. Archived from the original on January 26, 2011. 19671974: Minimalism: From Strung Out to Music in 12 Parts edit See also: Minimalist music Glass' musical style is instantly recognizable, with its trademark churning ostinatos, undulating arpeggios and repeating rhythms that morph over various lengths of time atop broad fields of tonal harmony. Composed in spring to fall of 1975 in close collaboration with Wilson, Glass's first opera was first premiered in summer 1976 at the Festival d'Avignon, and in November of the same year to a mixed and partly enthusiastic reaction. the ultimate unauthorized guide to Battlestar Galactica. London Philharmonic Orchestra (April 17, 2010).