"High-rise Buildings of Los Angeles". Archived from the original on September 26, 2011. The scoring of the opera evokes Bach's Concerto for Four Harpsichords, but in another way also "the snow, which falls relentlessly throughout the opera. In the same year Glass met the poet Allen Ginsberg by chance in a book store in the East Village of New York City, and they immediately "decided on the spot to do something together, reached for one of Allen's books and chose Wichita Vortex. San Jose Mercury News. 120 In June 2012, Glass was featured on the cover of issue.