2 CD / Nonesuch / 2011-09-20Works: Steve Reich: WTC 9/11, for string quartet & tape; Mallet Quartet, for 2 marimbas & 2 vibraphones; Dance Patterns, for 2 xylophones, 2 vibraphones & 2 pianos
Performers: Kronos Quartet; Percussion, So; Steve Reich and Musicians
Ensemble: So Percussion
This 2011 album features three attractive works by Steve Reich written between 2002 and 2010. These aren't pieces that break new ground for the composer, but they are bound to appeal to anyone who app...continue...
1 CD / Felmay Records / 2009-06-02Works: Steve Reich: Four Organs; Phase Patterns
Performers: Chambers, Steve; Gibson, Jon [Avant-Garde]; Glass, Philip; Murphy, Arthur; Reich, Steve [Composer]
A seminal 1970 release on Wergo, this is a prime example of Reich's "phase" phase, music which, in its audacious logic, seems to unfold out of itself. The early minimalist experiments of Glass and Re...continue...
1 CD / Arts / 2003-10-01Works: Steve Reich: City Life; Sextet, for percussion, piano & synthesizers; Vermont Counterpoint; Clapping Music, for 2 performers
Performers: Fabbriciani, Roberto
Conductors: Ceccanti, Mauro; Grassi, Danilo
Ensemble: Contempoartensemble Ceccanti; Nextime Ensemble
1 CD / Nonesuch / 2000-04-25Works: Steve Reich: New York Counterpoint; Eight Lines; Four Organs
Performers: Can, Bang On A; Ziporyn, Evan
Conductors: Lubman, Bradley
Ensemble: Bang on a Can
"...'Four Organs'...strips the repetitive principles of minimalism down to the bone...[In] 'Eight Lines'...the edges of its tightly interlocking canons are much softer and Reich felt...continue...
Personnel: Gregor Kitzis, Todd Reynolds (violin); Ron Lawrence (viola); Patti Monson (flute, piccolo); Evan Ziporyn (clarinet, bass clarinet, organ); Michael Lowenstern (clarinet, bass clarinet); Ed...continue...