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Steve Reich

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Steve Reich: Roundhouse, London

Live Review by Karl Dallas, Melody Maker, 12 February 1977

OSTENSIBLY, the two Steve Reich concerts at London's Roundhouse last Sunday and the Sunday before reversed the natural order of things, starting with a complete ...

Steve Reich: Music For 18 Musicians

Review by Paul Morley, New Musical Express, 11 November 1978

A MAJOR new work by Steve Reich, a 42-year-old composer and performer from New York. Music For 18 Musicians was conceived in May 1974 and ...

Steve Reich: 9th Street Crossing Festival, Pension Building, Washington DC

Live Review by Paul Yamada, Washington Review, February 1983

FOR SEVERAL years now Steve Reich has been labeled one of the three "minimalists" to name drop, listen to, and even to take seriously. ...

Steve Reich: "As if I were writing directly before God"

Interview by Mark Dery, High Performance, 1984

His latest and largest, Steve Reich's The Desert Music at BAM is also his most lush to date ...

Blink Blink Blink, Fiddly Iddly Iddly, Blink Blink Blink. The Last Train To Utopia... The Minimalist Machine Stops Here

Overview by Ian MacDonald, The Face, March 1987


Minimalism: Hey, DJ

Guide by Tim Page, Details, January 1994

Modern minimalist composers find an audience beyond academia ...

Steve Reich: Barbican Hall, London

Live Review by Mike Barnes, The Wire, March 2005

ANTICIPATION WAS high at Ensemble Modern's UK premiere of Steve Reich's new piece, You Are (Variations), which earned enthusiastic press when first performed in the ...

Math-Rock Family Tree: Exploring the roots of Foals

Guide by Mike Diver, Drowned in Sound, 24 April 2008

BACK IN FEBRUARY, one DiS messageboarder was moved to say to the masses: "I challenge you to prove to me that math-rock is real". Responses ...

Steve Reich: Musicians, Composers and Artists pay tribute

Interview by Mike Barnes, The Guardian, 5 May 2011

STEVE REICH is a major influence on today's musicians, artists and film-makers. As the Barbican pays tribute, we ask some of them why – and ...


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