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Part 2: Janis Ian to Jimi Hendrix (1966-1970)
16 Jul 2007 // 5:00 PM
Music truly is the universal language. The best songs of protest are passed around, from movement-to-movement, era-to-era; its singers gaining multilingual fluency along the way.
The Sounds of Now: Steve Reich and the Transmogrification of the Banal
7 Aug 2007 // 5:00 PM
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.
Steve Reich and Kronos Quartet: WTC 9/11, Mallet Quartet, Dance Patterns
1 Dec 2011 // 3:00 PM
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.
'Steve Reich: Phase to Face' Suffers from Restraint
30 Mar 2011 // 4:00 PM
Do you hear that? It's the sound of the surface barely being scratched over Steve Reich's career.
The Reich stuff: Pulitzer-winning composer creates offbeat work
6 Jan 2010 // 5:58 PM
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, and