TERRY RILEY Tape Loops was uploaded by: castlelizard
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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
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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.