RECENT: Composers Daniel Schorno and John Dante Prevedini discuss creativity, innovation and re-invention with Maria Nockin, Mary Mogil, Giuseppe Pennisi and Roderic Dunnett in our hour-long April 2021 video.
RECENT: Find out about composers from unusual places, including Gerard Schurmann, Giya Kancheli, Nazib Zhiganov and Nodar Gabunia, about singing in cars, and meet Jim Hutton from the RLPO and some of our regular contributors in this eighty-minute February 2021 video.
8.559682 (Naxos, CD)
FIRST RELEASE (4 December 2020)
Playing time: 73'24"
Booklet pages: 8
℗ 2020 Naxos Rights US Inc
© 2020 Naxos Rights US Inc
Main country of recording: Germany
Country of manufacture: Germany
Reviewer: Giuseppe Pennisi
Review of Steve Reich: Eight Lines; City Life published on 2 September 2021
Klaus Simon, piano I (track 1), conductor (tracks 2 and 7-11)Jörg Schweinbenz, piano II (track 1)
Anne Parisot, flute (track 3)
Delphine Roche, flute (track 3)
Andrea Nagy, clarinets (tracks 4-6)
Steve Reich (born 1936):
1 Music for Two or More Pianos (1964) (first recording)
2 Eight Lines (1979/1983) for ensemble
3 Vermont Counterpoint (1982) for flutes and tape
New York Counterpoint (1985) for clarinets and tape
4 crotchet=circa 184
5 crotchet=circa 92
6 crotchet=circa 184
City Life (1995) for ensemble
7 Check it out
8 Pile driver/alarms
9 It's been a honeymoon - can't take no mo'
10 Heartbeats/boats and buoys
11 Heavy smoke
Recorded 24 May 2006 at Templestudio, Freiburg (track 3), 20 November 2009 at Gerberaustudio, Freiburg (tracks 4-6) and 10-11 January 2010 at E-Werk, Großer Saal, Freiburg, Germany (tracks 1, 2 and 7-11)