Steve Reich

American composer Steve Reich, born 3 October 1936, has been at the forefront of experimental music all his life. Well known is Drumming, and not so well known Piano Store for a store full of pianos.

 

A selection of articles about Steve Reich

CD Spotlight. Reich through German Eyes and Ears - Giuseppe Pennisi listens to a Steve Reich anthology. '... a very dramatic reading with a small number of instrumentalists ...'

Ensemble. Old and New - Giuseppe Pennisi returns to the Chigiana Festival

Ensemble. The Seven Year Itch - Giuseppe Pennisi visits the Chigiana International Festival and Summer Academy

Ensemble. Siena Wins a Heroic Bet - Giuseppe Pennisi attends the opening performance of the completely re-designed Chigiana International Festival and Summer Academy

Simultaneous Beethoven - Endre Anaru listens to all the Beethoven symphonies simultaneously

Ensemble. All About Collaboration - Music by Steve Reich impresses Mike Wheeler

Ensemble. A Refreshing Novelty - Marimba duo G-Mizz, heard by Mike Wheeler

Ensemble. Vigour and Freshness - Clarinettist Julian Bliss joins Andrew Gourlay and Sinfonia Viva, enjoyed by Mike Wheeler

Ensemble. A Formidable Climax - Steve Reich at 75 - Repetitions, Resonances and Renewals, enjoyed by Malcolm Miller

CD Spotlight. Subtle and Organic - Music by John Luther Adams, recommended by Malcolm Tattersall. '... vast silent landscapes ...'

Ensemble. Illuminations of the Beyond - Rex Harley listens to 'Hot White Light' - new music for percussion in Vancouver