1 CD / Canteloupe / 2005-03-08Works: Steve Reich: Drumming, for 2 female voices, piccolo, 4 pairs of bongos, 3 marimbas & 3 glockenspiels
Performers: Armstrong, Rebecca; Clayton, Jay; Lesser, Erin; Percussion, So
Ensemble: So Percussion
This is the first recording of its kind, in which the group's four members perform all nine separate percussion parts, joined by the singers of...continue...
Personnel: Rebecca Armstrong (vocals, whistling); Jay Clayton (vocals).
Recording information: Sony Music Studios, New York, NY; The Hit Factory, New York, NY.
Steve Reich Drumming is th...continue...
2 CD / Lovely Music / 2003-10-01Works: Alvin Lucier: Still and Moving Lines of Silence in Families of Hyperbolas
Performers: Armstrong, Rebecca; Corsey, James de; English, Michael [Religious]; Harris, Conrad; Hesselink, Greg; Lucier, Alvin; Palma-Nidel, Susan; Panner, Daniel; Ridenour, Thomas; Winant, William [Percussion]
Personnel: Conrad Harris (violin); Daniel Panner (viola); William Winant (vibraphone, marimba, glockenspiel, xylophone).
Recording information: Radio City Music Hall Recording Studio, New York...continue...
1 CD / ECM / 2000-04-18Works: Steve Reich: Tehillim, for 3 sopranos, alto, winds, strings, percussion & keyboards
Performers: Armstrong, Rebecca; Bardekoff, Ellen; Becker, Bob [Percussion]; Blackwell, Virgil; Burdick, Vivian; Chausow, Robert; Clayton, Jay; Finckel, Chris; Guibbory, Shem; Hartenberger, Russ; Kvistad, Garry; ...
Conductors: Manahan, George
Ensemble: Steve Reich (Composer)
Personnel: Steve Reich (percussion); Pamela Wood, Rebecca Armstrong (soprano); Robert Shausow, Robert Chausow, Shem Guibbory (violin); Ruth Siegler (viola); Christopher Finckel (cello); Virgil Blackw...continue...
1 CD / ECM / 2000-04-18Works: Steve Reich: Music for 18 Musicians
Performers: Armstrong, Rebecca; Arnold, Elizabeth; Becker, Bob [Percussion]; Blackwell, Virgil; Chambers, Steve; Clayton, Jay; Cohen, Richard [clarinet]; Fraley, Pamela; Guibbory, Shem; Hartenberger, Russ; Ishii...
If Steve Reich's Music for 18 Musicians is simply described in terms of its materials and organization -- 11 chords followed by 11 pieces built on those chords -- then it might seem utterly dry and mo...continue...