David Harrington When I met Steve Reich for the first time in the early 1980s, he had not written for [...]
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Robert Hurwitz Deep down, whether we wish to admit it or not, many of us are passing judgment every time [...]
Michael Gordon, David Lang, & Julia Wolfe Quite frankly, it is impossible to imagine our world without Steve’s music. When [...]
Paul Hillier I love Steve Reich’s music. I think it can sometimes reach that quality we find also in Bach, [...]
So Percussion The members of So Percussion spend a lot of time and energy performing Steve Reich’s music. His contributions [...]
Brad Lubman I first met Steve Reich in January 1995. Bang on a Can had started a chamber orchestra for [...]
Lee Ranaldo Steve Reich’s music first came to my attention during my university years in the mid ‘70s. I was [...]
Paul Griffiths Steve Reich. Those two long monosyllables. It is hard to remember that the name was once unfamiliar, now [...]
A surprising, enlightening series of conversations that shed new light on the music and career of “our greatest living composer” (New York Times).
Steve Reich is a living legend in the world of contemporary classical music. As a leader of the minimalist movement in the 1960s, his works have become central to the musical landscape worldwide, influencing generations of younger musicians, choreographers and visual artists. He has explored non-Western music and American vernacular music from jazz to rock, as well as groundbreaking music and video pieces. He toured the world with his own ensemble and his compositions are performed internationally by major orchestras and ensembles.
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