In this new interview, via Q on CBC, classical composer Steve Reich reflects with host Shadrach Kabango on his career in classical music.
American minimalist composer and performer Terry Riley is not as well known as fellow minimalists Steve Reich and Philip Glass. Nevertheless, his work – which explores tape looping, live performance with tape delay, microtonality, world music influences, synthesis and more – has been influential across several generations of musicians An interesting example of his early… Read More Minimalist Terry Riley Was Remixing Before Remixing Was Cool – ‘You’re Nogood’
Touchpress Limited has released Steve Reich’s Clapping Music – a free iOS game that’s designed to improve your rhythm. It does this by challenging you to play Steve Reich’s ground-breaking work, Clapping Music, a piece of music performed entirely by clapping. Steve Reich’s Clapping Music app is part of a research project, designed to explore if gaming experiences… Read More Free iOS Game Teaches You How To Play Steve Reich’s ‘Clapping Music’
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While much of minimalist composer Terry Riley‘s work has been electronic, his seminal In C is for any number of people and any instruments. In C Mali, described as ‘the first African version of Riley’s minimalist classic’, was recorded in Bamako, Mali in October 2013. This new version features artists from Bamako & western guests… Read More Damon Albarn, Brian Eno & Africa Express Do Terry Riley’s ‘In C Mali’
Classical music publishing company Boosey and Hawkes is holding a contest to “ring in” the November 16 all-Steve Reich concert at the Metropolitan Museum of Art (NYC). Steve Reich is a composer in the classical tradition that helped pioneer electroacoustic music, music as a gradual process and musical minimalism. The first prize winner will receive… Read More Steve Reich Swag Giveaway