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Steve Reich is Calling, by Seth Kranzler

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Recording of the Week: Third Coast Percussion, Steve Reich

Third Coast Percussion: Steve Reich Mallet Quartet; Sextet, Nagoya Marimbas, Music for Pieces of Wood New recordings of the music of Steve Reich are easy to recommend: he's arguably the most important composer of the last fifty years, and because he's a contemporary, every new release adds to our understanding of his work. That is … Continue reading Recording of the Week: Third Coast Percussion, Steve Reich

Palimpsests

Hitting my inbox this morning was an exciting surprise: the tracks for the newest Steve Reich recording, release date September 30. New music and older music newly done. The meat is the recorded premiere of his new piece, Radio Rewrite, and strong synthesis of the work he’s been doing with harmony since City Life, his sub rosa … Continue reading Palimpsests