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Posted on 17 February 2018 | 7:28 pm
Groundwater Authority data management system
Ridgecrest Daily IndependentGroundwater Authority data management system nears completionRidgecrest Daily IndependentStetson lead engineer Steve Reich, who gave the presentation on Thursday, said that they're working to make sure that the monitoring wells they're using for the data management system are wells that will give them the best idea of how well the IWV ...
Posted on 17 February 2018 | 7:36 am
Reich: Pulse/Quartet CD review – pitch
The GuardianReich: Pulse/Quartet CD review – pitch perfect performancesThe GuardianOver the past 40 years there have been many pieces by Steve Reich that could legitimately have been called Pulse, but when he finally did get round to using the title in 2015, it was for a work in which “pulse” is by no means the raison d'être of the ...
Posted on 15 February 2018 | 6:48 am
LA Phil 2018–19 Season Includes John
Nonesuch RecordsLA Phil 2018–19 Season Includes John Adams, Audra McDonald; New Works by Adams, Steve Reich, Louis AndriessenNonesuch RecordsThe Los Angeles Philharmonic has announced its 2018–19 concert season—its centennial season—and among the artists joining the orchestra to perform this season at Walt Disney Concert Hall are John Adams and Audra McDonald. The LA Phil will also give ...
Posted on 7 February 2018 | 10:04 am
These Two Experimental Pieces Feel Like They
NoiseyThese Two Experimental Pieces Feel Like They Can Slow Down TimeNoiseyThese fixations also seem to resonate with a new record by Lucier's old pal Steve Reich, out February 2 on Nonesuch. While Reich is a composer in the more traditional sense—Lucier once said of himself that he's more intent on removing anything that ...
Posted on 7 February 2018 | 7:27 am
Stripped down and reimagined in brass,
Gavin Harrison honed his craft as the drummer for prog-rock legends Porcupine Tree, and with Cheating the Polygraph, he’s returning to some classics to play them as never before. The post Stripped down and reimagined in brass, Porcupine Tree takes on a whole new life appeared first on Digital Trends .
Posted on 14 April 2015 | 4:09 pm
Philip Glass, singing his own song
Philip Glass has been such a constant compositional presence over the last 40 years that only with the arrival of his memoir, Words Without Music (W.W. Norton & Co. $29.95), do you realize how long overdue it is.
Posted on 7 April 2015 | 12:59 am
Music Academy of the West Announces Details
Violist Patcharaphan Khumprakob took part in the Music Academy of the West’s 2014 Summer Festival. This coming season, which begins June 15, the academy will present about 200 events, including more than 80 that are free.
Posted on 6 April 2015 | 4:55 pm
Philip Glass On Legacy: 'The Future ...
For the composer, life is how the past and the future connect. Glass' new memoir, Words Without Music , looks back on his childhood, travels through Asia and when his music provoked violence.
Posted on 6 April 2015 | 1:37 pm
The playlist: experimental music – Rhodri
The latest round-up of music from the outer edges features a fly doing battle with a trombonist in an Oxfordshire church Welshman Rhodri Davies – the only free improv harpist in his village – used to pay the rent by backing Charlotte Church. These days Davies works between free improv and interpretations of open-form scores by the likes of John Cage, Cornelius Cardew, Eliane Radigue and ...
Posted on 31 March 2015 | 3:37 am
Indian Raga Group Takes Minimalism to the
Composed by Mr. Riley in 1964, it is often cited as the most influential work of the minimalist genre, inspiring everyone from composers like Philip Glass and Steve Reich to the Who’s Pete Townshend, who has said that he wrote “Baba O’Riley” as a ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 9:43 am
The Joffrey Ballet to Premiere MILLENNIALS,
will premiere a brand new 25-minute piece entitled The Passengers choreographed to sections of The Four Sections and Triple Quartet by minimalist pioneer Steve Reich. Set in a train station, Thatcher's narrative work mixes contemporary abstraction with ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 5:38 am
McBride and Novalis earn spots on Patriot
Army West Point: Nick Hill (2004-07); Cole White (2005-08); Milan Dinga (2004-07); Schuyler Williamson (2002-05); Chris Rowley (2010-13); Steve Reich (1991-93); Clint Moore (2008-11); Kevin McKague (2008-12); Ben Koenigsfeld (2008-11)
Posted on 26 August 2015 | 1:11 am
Colin Currie and Friends, Queen's Hall,
Steve Reich’s Quartet for Two Vibraphones and Two Pianos, dedicated to Currie, got its world premiere in London last October and was here receiving its first performance north of the border. It’s quite an elusive piece in some ways, with its ever ...
Posted on 24 August 2015 | 10:19 am
Pirates' walk-up music: the classical
The fast licks of “Thunderstruck” reminded me of an unusual recording of Steve Reich’s “Piano Phase” by the harpsichordist Mahan Esfahani, whose diabolical evenness embodies the electric character of the guitars. “It’s awesome,” Mr ...
Posted on 23 August 2015 | 2:31 am
Composer changes album cover of attacked
Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Steve Reich (ryk) is picking another image for his album dedicated to 9/11 after the original photo — of the twin towers under attack — was met with protest.
Posted on 16 August 2011 | 2:59 pm