Lavinia Meijer releases The Glass Effect with a video trailer about the project.

the-glass-effectLavinia Meijer’s new collaboration with Philip Glass, The Glass Effect has just been released on the Sony Classical label. The two-CD set includes 10 piano etudes by Glass, arranged by Meijer, along with 12 tracks by “composers of the younger generation, such as Bryce Dessner, Nico Muhly, Ólafur Arnalds, Nils Frahm and Ellis Ludwig-Leone,” says Sony on the album’s YouTube page.

“It has been an intensely creative and rewarding process making this double album; from selecting the music, the recording and finalizing this personal journey into a physical and personal tribute to Philip Glass,” says Meijer in an essay on her website, where she also describes the recording and collaboration process with glass. (read more)

Korean/Dutch harpist Lavinia Meijer has collaborated with Philip Glass since 2011. Her extensive resume includes performances of classical, jazz, and rock genres around the world. Read more about her at www.laviniameijer.com, and listen to tracks from the new album at sonyclassical.lnk.to/lm-glasseffect.

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