This performance recalls the minimalist patterns and textures of psychedelic new age works like Steve Hillage & Miquette Giraudy’s Rainbow Dome Musick and Terry Riley’s A Rainbow In Curved Air. … Read More Maison Vague – Moments Musicaux Part II
Glass is receiving the award for his ‘groundbreaking contributions to music and composition. One of the most prolific, inventive, and influential artists of our time, he has expanded musical possibility with his operas, symphonies, film scores, and wide-ranging collaborations.’… Read More Composer Philip Glass To Be Awarded The National Medal Of Arts
Music for 18 Machines is a reimagining of Steve Reich’s classic minimalist work Music for 18 Musicians – for 18 synthesizers. … Read More Music for 18 Machines Reimagines Steve Reich For Synthesizers
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’