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 / EMI Classics / 2007-10-26Works: Igor Stravinsky: Le Sacre du printemps (The Rite of Spring), ballet in 2 parts for piano, 4 hands; John Cage: Three Dances, for 2 prepared amplified pianos; Steve Reich: Four Organs
Performers: Grierson, Ralph; Kellaway, Roger; Reich, Steve [Composer]; Thomas, Michael Tilson [Piano/Conductor]
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...