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...
EMI American Classics - Minimalism - Reich, Glass, etc / Thomas, Warren-Green, Wilson, London CO, et al
1 CD / Warner Classics / 2008-06-24Works: Steve Reich: Vermont Counterpoint; Eight Lines; New York Counterpoint; Four Organs; Philip Glass: Façades, for 2 flutes (or saxophones) & strings; Company
Performers: Damiens, Alain; Thomas, Michael Tilson [Piano/Conductor]; Wilson, Ransom
Conductors: Thomas, Michael Tilson; Warren-Green, Christopher
Ensemble: London Chamber Orchestra; Solisti New York
Minimalism was originally the word used to describe certain movements in the visual arts and design of the immediate post World War II period. Then,...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