Print and download in PDF or MIDI Koyaanisqatsi. One of the most simple and eery compositions. Piece for bass choir and organ. Find composition details, parts / movement information and albums that contain performances of Koyaanisqatsi, film score on AllMusic. Koyaanisqatsi, an independent film by Francis Ford Coppola, Godfrey Reggio, The Institute for Regional Education, with a film score by Philip Glass.

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As there was no formal script, Fricke shot whatever he felt would “look good on film”.

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Copies are copies of copies. Koyaanisqatsi is the best known of the trilogy and is considered a cult film. The sequence ends with footage of the destruction of large buildings.

Marcia Mikulak, Walter Bachauer. One of koyaanisqarsi tracks from the Koyaanisqatsi film, with music by Philip Glass.

The visual tone poem contains neither dialogue nor a vocalized narration: Yeah, this has been a massive work-in-progress for me; I’ve been on it for something like 10 months now. I actually laughed for about thirty seconds after reading this – the koyaanisqatis you phrased your comment made my day. As you said, they aren’t in the original soundtrack, so I haven’t got them. It’s because, from my point of view, our language is in a state of vast humiliation.

The musical score was composed by Philip Glass.

It’s been that everyone: It is a series of images, almost always with an altered time-base. If any issue of copyright arises, please inform me, and I will either take it down or come to some sort of agreement.

The University of Texas at Austin. We do not live with nature any longer; we live above it, off of it as it were. Link to this page Embed on your kotaanisqatsi.


The film, in slow motion, then shows several people reacting to being candidly filmed on the street. This should be required events for young people so they know the real power of a movie theater and its film score. The Kingdom of Dreams: Epilogue shows the translation of the titular Hopi word and of the prophecies sung in the last part of the soundtrack.

Follow to get notified when Fugue Troll has uploaded new scores. The New York Times. Both films were available in a two-disc box set.

A static majesty emerges, a sense of larger order imposed on the rippling surface that wonderfully enhances the content and theme of the film. I really enjoy this and I think that you did a great job.

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Separated from the film, the music’s capacity to give pleasure, or conversely to irritate the listener due to its stark simplicity and lack of progress, depends on the audience’s sympathy with Philip Glass ‘ music in general.

This lends the work the impression of surface rapidity; but underneath it all, the chords articulated by the arpeggios are static, consonant chords, with a very slow harmonic rhythm. The television advertisements aired during prime time programming and became so popular that viewers would call the television stations to learn when the next advertisement would be aired.

Haha we’ve got lots of minimalists there! Oh well, I guess I have missed 5b and 7a though. This work was copied from the sheet music, unlike most of my other arrangements, which are done by ear. The section shown depicts several tall, shadowed figures standing near a taller figure adorned with a crown. The first shots are traffic patterns as seen from skyscrapers at night. In the score by Philip Glassthe word “Koyaanisqatsi” is chanted at the beginning and end of the film in an “otherworldly” [29] dark, sepulchral basso profondo by singer Albert de Ruiter over a solemn, four-bar organ-passacaglia bassline.


For the time-lapse footage, Fricke purchased a Mitchell camera, [13] and built a motor with an intervalometerwhich was used to precisely move the camera between frames.

Koyaanisqatsi attempts to reveal the beauty of the beast! Various shots of people are seen from all walks of modern life, from beggars to debutantes. People walking by started posing for the camera, thinking it was a still cameraand several shots from the setup ended up in the film. Anyway, the reason for it sounding like an idiot banging a piano is that I installed custom voices on my computer for Musescore – it sounded normal when I uploaded it but I think Musescore updated their web player and now bass voice is broken.

Bassos not so good here. Its Wagner taking to he level he dreamed of. So in the sense of art, the meaning of Koyaanisqatsi is whatever you wish to make of it. Introspection Late Night Partying.

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It no longer describes the world in which we live. Anyway, yeah, I’ve kojaanisqatsi really busy with exams; I should have time to work on Koyaanisqatsi again starting this weekend and probably finish it this summer though I’m actually less than half-done.

Glass’s music for the film is a highly recognizable example of the minimalist school of composition, scoree is characterized by heavily repeated figures, simple structures, and a tonal although not in the traditional common practice sense of the word harmonic language.

The first theatrical run featured four-track Dolby Stereo sound, while later runs featured monaural sound.