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
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American minimalist composer (and one of Synthhead’s and my favorites), Steve Reich, celebrates his 77th birthday today. In the video, above, he considers a cake.
Sunday Synth Jam: Here’s a performance of Steve Reich‘s 1968 process music piece, Pendulum Music, by Simon Acevedo, Mathieu Cart, Simon Paccaud & Olivier Schuppisser. In Pendulum Music, three or more microphones are suspended by their cables over the speakers that they are connected to. The microphones are set in motion, creating overlapping patterns of feedback.
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In preparation for the 2012 Bloc Festival, organizers interviewed the headliners, including pioneering electroacoustic and classical composer Steve Reich. Reich talks about the relationship between West African and Balinese music and his early tape loop music. He goes on to discuss how this affected his early works. Reich’s work has been tremendously influential in electronic music,… Read More Steve Reich Discusses His Influences