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 / Decca Import / 2010-08-25Works: Kevin Volans: Kneeling Dance; David Lang: Face so pale; Steve Reich: Four Organs; Robert Moran: Dances (3), for piano ensemble
Ensemble: Piano Circus
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