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High Performance

High Performance was a quarterly magazine, published from 1978 until 1997, dedicated to performance art.

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Philip Glass: Through A Glass Darkly

Interview by Mark Dery, High Performance, 1983

Composer Philip Glass has leapt to national prominence in music with his synthesized symphonies and his collaborations with artists and filmmakers. His systems-oriented work provided ...

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 ...

Glenn Branca: "Sometimes I Wished My Fist Was A Sledgehammer"

Profile and Interview by Mark Dery, High Performance, Spring 1985

Can a microtonal man from Harrisburg, Pa., find happiness in the '80s when his music sounds like a well-tempered band saw? ...

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