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Steve Reich And Musicians Steve Reich Music For 18 Musicians


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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Redirected from Steve Reich Ensemble. Categories : Steve Reich American classical music groups Contemporary classical music ensembles. While this pulsing chord is held for about five minutes a small piece is constructed on it. When this piece is completed there is a sudden change to the second chord, and a second small piece or section is constructed. This means that each chord that might have taken fifteen or twenty seconds to play in the opening section is then stretched out as the basic pulsing melody for a five minute piece very much as a single note in a cantus firmus, or chant melody of a 12th century Organum by Perotin might be stretched out for several minutes as the harmonic centre for a section of the Organum.

The opening eleven chord cycle of Music for 18 Musicians is a kind of pulsing cantus for the entire piece. On each pulsing chord one or, on the third chord, two small pieces are built. These pieces or sections are basically either in form of an arch ABCDCBAor in the form of a musical process, like that of substituting beats for rests, working itself out from beginning to end. Elements appearing in one section will appear in another but surrounded by different harmony and instrumentation. For instance the pulse in pianos and marimbas in sections 1 and 2 changes to DJ Seduction Sub Dub You Can Dance and xylophones in section 3A, and to xylophones and maracas in sections 6 and 7.

The low piano pulsing harmonies of section 3A reappear in section 6 Steve Reich And Musicians Steve Reich Music For 18 Musicians a different melody played by different instruments. Apolos Apolos Sucesso Bittersweet Druggy. Energetic Happy Hypnotic. Romantic Sad Sentimental. Sexy Trippy All Moods. Drinking Hanging Out In Love.

Introspection Late Night Partying. In a review of the release, AllMusic wrote that "when this recording was released Space Art Trip In The Center Headthe impact on the new music scene was immediate and overwhelming. Anyone who saw potential in minimalism and had hoped for a major breakthrough piece found it here.

The beauty of its pulsing added-note harmonies and the sustained power and precision of the performance were the music's salient features; and instead of the sterile, electronic sound usually associated with minimalism, the music's warm resonance was a welcome change. Very mathematical, yet also very, well, organic—the duration of particular note-pulses is determined by the natural breath rhythms of the musicians—this sounds great in the evening Steve Reich And Musicians Steve Reich Music For 18 Musicians the sea.

InDavid Bowie included it in a list of 25 of his favourite albums, "Confessions of a Vinyl Junkie", calling it " Balinese gamelan music cross-dressing as minimalism. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Steve Reich.



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  1. Apr 27,  · This has to be Steve Reich's most difficult work to perform; but he's done it. Several times. Music for 18 Musicians is for violin, cello, two clarinets doubling bass clarinet, four women's voices, four pianos, three marimbas, two xylophones, and a metallophone (vibraphone with no motor). It's a composition that focuses entirely on the rich staccato that gives minimalism its unique sound/5(50).
  2. Apr 28,  · And thanks to Glass, I discovered the music of Steve Reich. And thanks to Reich, I am now own a studio recording of "Music for 18 Musicians." Born in New York City, Reich has been creating his own works since the 's. In , he made it big with "Music for 18 Musicians."/5(6).
  3. Apr 28,  · Born in New York City, Reich has been creating his own works since the 's. In , he made it big with "Music for 18 Musicians." It's an hour-long composition, and it relies on repetition and harmonic melodies. Scored for (obviously) 18 musicians, clarinets/bass clarinets, xylophones, marimbas, maracas, pianos, female voices, and a violin & cello are required/5(21).
  4. Jul 29,  · Provided to YouTube by Universal Music Group Reich: Music For 18 Musicians · Steve Reich Ensemble Music For 18 Musicians ℗ ECM Records GmbH, under exclusive license to Deutsche Grammophon.
  5. Music for 18 Musicians, an album by Steve Reich on Spotify We and our partners use cookies to personalize your experience, to show you ads based on your interests, and for measurement and analytics purposes.
  6. Jan 31,  · The sound was a giant leap for Reich, as he says in the sleeve notes; "there is more harmonic movement in the first 5 minutes of 18 Musicians than in any other complete work of mine to date". Violin, cello, clarinets, women's voices, pianos, marimbas and metallophone all combine to create an intricate, interwoven, phased-out beauty of a piece/5().
  7. May 19,  · Check out Music For 18 Musicians by Steve Reich on Amazon Music. Stream ad-free or purchase CD's and MP3s now on creature666.deinfo(28).
  8. Jul 07,  · This has to be Steve Reich's most difficult work to perform; but he's done it. Several times. Music for 18 Musicians is for violin, cello, 2 clarinets doubling bass clarinet, 4 women's voices, 4 pianos, 3 marimbas, 2 xylophones and a metallophone (vibraphone with no motor). It's a composition that focuses entirely on the rich staccato that gives Minimalism its unique sound/5(7).

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