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...