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You Are (Variations) named on Best of 2005 Classical CD lists by New York Times, Los Angles Times, Washington Post, and others

You Are (Variations) named on Best of 2005 Classical CD lists by New York Times, Los Angles Times, Washington Post, and others Named on Best of 2005 Classical CDs by the New York Times, Los Angeles Times, the Washington Post, New York Newsday, BBC Radio 3 CD Review, San Jose Mercury News and Amazon,com, 'You Are (Variations)' recorded by the Los Angeles Master chorale conducted by Grant Gershon for Nonesuch has also received exceptionally positive international press and web coverage.

Reich awarded MacDowell Colony Medal

The annual MacDowell Colony Arts Award, which in past years has been awarded to Aaron Copland, Willem deKooning, Jasper Johns and many other great artists, was presented to Steve Reich for 'his outstanding contribution to music' on August 14, 2005 at the Colony in Peterborough, NH.

On May 10th, 2005 ‘Steve Reich & Musicians Live 1977’ performing at the Kitchen in New York City will be released

Includes live and unedited performances of 'Six Pianos', 'Pendulum Music', 'Violin Phase', 'Music for Pieces of Wood' and 'Drumming-Part IV'. These are not studio recordings. There is background traffic noise on 'Violin Phase' and 'Music for Pieces of Wood', and yet there is the real musical energy of intense young performers including the composer. Released by Orange Mountain Music 0018.

Oxford University Press has published a paperback edition of Steve Reich’s “Writings on Music 1965-2000” in October 2004

Writings on Music documents the creative journey of this thoughtful, groundbreaking composer. These 64 short pieces include Reich's 1968 essay "Music as a Gradual Process," widely considered one of the most influential pieces of music theory in the second half of the 20th century. Subsequent essays, articles, and interviews treat Reich's early work with tape and phase shifting, showing its development into more recent work with speech melody and instrumental music.

THREE TALES DVD plus CD released by Nonesuch Records

A two disk set containing both a DVD and a CD of the video opera ‘Three Tales’ by composer Steve Reich and video artist Beryl Korot was released in August 2003 by Nonesuch Records in the USA. and Holland. Release for the rest of Europe except France is September, the UK and Japan in October and France in November.

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