Call for Essays About Any Aspect of Popular Culture, Present or Past

Articles tagged steve reich

Thursday, December 1 2011

Steve Reich and Kronos Quartet: WTC 9/11, Mallet Quartet, Dance Patterns

Much like Gavin Bryars' "The Sinking of the Titanic," composer Steven Reich applies his minimal composition technique to address a great tragedy. The remaining works on this CD don't even come close to following suit.


Wednesday, March 30 2011

‘Steve Reich: Phase to Face’ Suffers from Restraint

Do you hear that? It's the sound of the surface barely being scratched over Steve Reich's career.


Sunday, October 31 2010

Steve Reich: Double Sextet/2x5

In 2009, composer Steve Reich received the Pulitzer Prize for his composition "Double Sextet". Nonesuch's pairing of "Double Sextet" with a similar composition, "2x5", produces a mixed bag.


Wednesday, January 6 2010

The Reich stuff: Pulitzer-winning composer creates offbeat work


Wednesday, September 3 2008

Maximum minimalism


Sunday, June 8 2008

Sound Unbound by Paul D. Miller (editor), Steve Reich (Introduction)

One contribution to the collection is a discussion of Keith’s sonic portrait, "Sexmachines", a triptych based on multiple recordings of the sounds made by a vibrator, a dildo, and an anal plug.


Tuesday, May 6 2008

Steve Reich: Daniel Variations

The acclaimed minimalist composer’s concept piece inspired by slain journalist Daniel Pearl is just as baffling in execution as it is in theory.


Wednesday, September 5 2007

More recent works can give classics just the right spin


Tuesday, August 7 2007

The Sounds of Now: Steve Reich and the Transmogrification of the Banal

As human beings, interpretive animals that attempt to navigate the world by coming to some sort of "understanding" of it, we are addicted to purpose.


Monday, October 15 2001

Steve Reich: Triple Quartet


Now on PopMatters
PM Picks
Announcements

© 1999-2014 PopMatters.com. All rights reserved.
PopMatters.com™ and PopMatters™ are trademarks
of PopMatters Media, Inc.

PopMatters is wholly independently owned and operated.