Articles tagged steve reich

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.

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‘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.

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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.

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The Reich stuff: Pulitzer-winning composer creates offbeat work

PALO ALTO, Calif. — For a composer whose work is heavily steeped in repetition, Steve Reich doesn’t stay in the same place for very long,

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3 Sep 2008 // 2:47 AM

Philip Glass Contradictory as it sounds, minimalist music is arriving in an avalanche this fall. But since minimalism is, by definition, minimal, one envisions creatures

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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.

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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.

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5 Sep 2007 // 2:00 AM

More recent works can give classics just the right spin

My haphazard introduction to Western art music (also known as classical music) came outside my childhood home, where such music was alien. My fifth-grade teacher,

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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.

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15 Oct 2001 // 3:00 PM

	Steve Reich: Triple Quartet

Steve Reich’s compositional genius and influence over contemporary music—especially over recent developments in electronic music—have established him as a living legend. Perfecting

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St. Vincent, Beck, and More Heat Up Boston Calling on Memorial Day Weekend

// Notes from the Road

"With vibrant performances by artists including St. Vincent and TV on the Radio, the first half of the bi-annual Boston Calling Festival brought additional excitement to Memorial Day weekend.

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