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Exclusive limited edition of 250 numbered copies on crystal clear vinyl. Akhnaten is the third instalment in the Glass' trilogy of operas about men who changed the world in which they lived through the power of their ideas, Akhnaten's subject is religion. The Pharaoh Akhnaten was the first monotheist in recorded story, and his substitution of a one-god religion for the multi-god worship in use when he came to power was responsible for his violent overthrow. The opera describes the rise, reign, and fall of Akhnaten in a series of tableaus.
Exclusive limited edition of 250 numbered copies on crystal clear vinyl. Akhnaten is the third instalment in the Glass' trilogy of operas about men who changed the world in which they lived through the power of their ideas, Akhnaten's subject is religion. The Pharaoh Akhnaten was the first monotheist in recorded story, and his substitution of a one-god religion for the multi-god worship in use when he came to power was responsible for his violent overthrow. The opera describes the rise, reign, and fall of Akhnaten in a series of tableaus.
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Akhnaten [Clear Vinyl] [Limited Edition] [180 Gram] (Hol)
Artist: Philip Glass
Format: Vinyl
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1. Act I: Year 1 of Akhnaten's Reign. Thebes
2. Prelude: Refrain, Verse 1, Verse 2
3. Prelude: Verse 3
4. Scene 1: Funeral of Amenhotep III
5. Scene 2: The Coronation of Akhnaten
6. Scene 3: The Window of Appearances
7. Act II: Year 5 to 1
8. Thebes and Akhenaten
9. Scene 1: The Temple
10. Scene 2: Akhnaten ; Nefertiti
11. Scene 3: The City. Dance (Beginning)
12. Scene 3: The City. Dance (Conclusion)
13. Scene 4: Hymn
14. Act III: Year 17 and the Present. Akhenaten
15. Scene 1: The Family
16. Scene 2: Attack ; Fall
17. Scene 3: The Ruins
18. Scene 4: Epilogue

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Exclusive limited edition of 250 numbered copies on crystal clear vinyl. Akhnaten is the third instalment in the Glass' trilogy of operas about men who changed the world in which they lived through the power of their ideas, Akhnaten's subject is religion. The Pharaoh Akhnaten was the first monotheist in recorded story, and his substitution of a one-god religion for the multi-god worship in use when he came to power was responsible for his violent overthrow. The opera describes the rise, reign, and fall of Akhnaten in a series of tableaus.
        
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