Why composer Philip Glass viewed David Bowie’s ‘Lodger’ with skepticism – Los Angeles Times

Searching for a connection he could nurture, Glass focused on Bowie’s words, and ultimately discovered the seed of his symphony. “The writing was remarkable,” Glass concluded. “It was someone who had created a political language for themselves.” So Glass stripped “Lodger” of its music until only the lyrics remained. Then, Glass says, he “reset theContinue Reading