In this new interview, via Q on CBC, classical composer Steve Reich reflects with host Shadrach Kabango on his career in classical music.
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’
Nonesuch Records has released a new album by electroacoustic pioneer Steve Reich, Radio Rewrite. The title piece references two songs by the English band Radiohead. Alan Pierson conducts this premiere recording of Radio Rewrite, which was composed in 2012. The album also includes recordings of Electric Counterpoint (1987) and Piano Counterpoint, which is a 2011 transcription… Read More Steve Reich’s ‘Radio Rewrite’ Inspired By Radiohead
This video is a profile of minimalist composer Steve Reich, in which he talks about his music, his influences, his very lo-fi ‘funky home tape recorders’ and other early gear, and his inspiration for his classic Music for 18 Musicians.
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
Steve Reich – Piano Phase (played on two Groovesizers) was uploaded by: MoShang
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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.