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NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Steve Reich
Composer
3-Oct-1936   Minimalist composer, Different Trains

DISCOGRAPHY

Four Organs/Phase Patterns (1971, Shandar)
1Four Organs
2Phase Patterns

Performed by Steve Reich and Musicians. Reissued on CD in 2000 by Felmay.

Drumming/Six Pianos/Music For Mallets, Voices And Organ (1974, Deutsche Grammophon)
1Drumming
2Six Pianos
3Music For Mallets, Voices And Organ

Performed by Steve Reich And Musicians. Reissued on CD in 1989.

Drumming (1974, Deutsche Grammophon)
1Drumming, Part 1
2Drumming, Part 2
3Drumming, Part 3
4Drumming, Part 4

Performed by Steve Reich and Musicians. Reissued on CD in 2003.

Music For 18 Musicians (1978, ECM)
1Music For 18 Musicians

Performed by Steve Reich and Musicians. A digitally remastered edition was issued on CD in 2000.

Variations (1979, Deutsche Grammophon)
1Variations For Winds, Strings And Keyboards
2Music For Mallet Instruments, Voices And Organ
3Six Pianos

Track 1 performed by the San Francisco Symphony; track 2 and 3 performed by Steve Reich and Musicians. A digitally remastered edition was issued on CD in 2002.

Octet/Music For A Large Ensemble/Violin Phase (1980, ECM)
1Octet
2Music For A Large Ensemble
3Violin Phase

Performed by Steve Reich and Musicians. A digitally remastered edition was issued on CD in 2000.

Tehillim (1981, ECM)
1Tehillim, For 3 Sopranos, Alto, Winds, Strings, Percussion And Keyboards - Part I & II
2Tehillim, For 3 Sopranos, Alto, Winds, Strings, Percussion And Keyboards - Part III & IV

Performed by Steve Reich and Musicians. Reissued on CD in 1992.

Different Trains/Electric Counterpoint (1989, Nonesuch)
1Different Trains: America - Before The War
2Different Trains: Europe - During The War
3Different Trains: After The War
4Electric Counterpoint - Fast
5Electric Counterpoint - Slow
6Electric Counterpoint - Fast

Tracks 1-3 performed by the Kronos Quartet. Tracks 4-6 performed by Pat Metheny.

The Desert Music (1990, Nonesuch)
1The Desert Music - First Movement (Fast)
2The Desert Music - Second Movement (Moderate)
3The Desert Music - Third Movement Part One (Slow)
4The Desert Music - Third Movement Part Two (Moderate)
5The Desert Music - Third Movement Part Three (Slow)
6The Desert Music - Fourth Movement (Moderate)
7The Desert Music - Fifth Movement (Fast)

The Four Sections/Music For Mallet Instruments, Voices & Organ (1990, Nonesuch)
1The Four Sections - Strings (With Winds And Brass)
2The Four Sections - Percussion
3The Four Sections - Winds and Brass (with Strings)
4The Four Sections - Full Orchestra
5Music For Mallet Instruments, Voices And Organ

Tracks 1-4 performed by the London Symphony Orchestra. Track 5 performed by Steve Reich and Musicians.

Sextet/Six Marimbas (1992, Nonesuch)
1Sextet - 1st Movement
2Sextet - 2nd Movement
3Sextet - 3rd Movement
4Sextet - 4th Movement
5Sextet - 5th Movement
6Six Marimbas

Performed by Nexus and the Manhattan Marimba Quartet.

Early Works (1992, Nonesuch)
1Come Out
2Piano Phase
3Clapping Music
4It's Gonna Rain
5It's Gonna Rain, Part 2

Drumming (1992, Nonesuch)
1Drumming, Part I
2Drumming, Part II
3Drumming, Part III
4Drumming, Part IV

Performed by Steve Reich and Musicians.

Music for Mallet Instruments, Voices & Organ (1993, Hungaroton)
1Music for Mallet Instruments, Voices & Organ
2Music For Pieces Of Wood
3 Sextet

Performed by the Amadinda Percussion Group.

Shift (1994, Fontana)
1Shift, part I (from Drumming)
2Shift, part II (from Violin Phase)
3Shift, part III
4Shift, part IV
5Slow Motion Blackbird
6Piano Phase
7Pendulum Music

Performed by Chris Hughes.

Tehillim/Three Movements for Orchestra (1994, Nonesuch)
1Tehillim For Voices And Ensemble - Part I: Fast
2Tehillim For Voices And Ensemble - Part II: Fast
3Tehillim For Voices And Ensemble - Part III: Slow
4Tehillim For Voices And Ensemble - Part IV: Fast
5Three Movements For Orchestra - Movement I: =176
6Three Movements For Orchestra - Movement II: =88
7Three Movements For Orchestra - Movement III: =176

Tracks 1-4 performed by the Hague Percussion Group and the Schoenberg Ensemble; tracks 5-7 performed by the London Symphony Orchestra.

The Cave (1995, Nonesuch)
Disc 1
1The Cave: West Jerusalem - Hebron: Act 1 - Typing Music (Genesis 16)
2The Cave: West Jerusalem - Hebron: Act 1 - Who Is Abraham?
3The Cave: West Jerusalem - Hebron: Act 1 - Genesis 12
4The Cave: West Jerusalem - Hebron: Act 1 - Who Is Sarah?
5The Cave: West Jerusalem - Hebron: Act 1 - Who Is Hagar?
6The Cave: West Jerusalem - Hebron: Act 1 - Typing Music Repeat
7The Cave: West Jerusalem - Hebron: Act 1 - Who Is Ishmael?
8The Cave: West Jerusalem - Hebron: Act 1 - Genesis 18
9The Cave: West Jerusalem - Hebron: Act 1 - Who Is Isaac?
10The Cave: West Jerusalem - Hebron: Act 1 - Genesis 21
11The Cave: West Jerusalem - Hebron: Act 1 - The Casting Out Of Ishmael And Hagar
12The Cave: West Jerusalem - Hebron: Act 1 - Machpelah Commentary
13The Cave: West Jerusalem - Hebron: Act 1 - Genesis 25 (Chanted In Hebrew From The Torah By Ephraim Isaac)
14The Cave: West Jerusalem - Hebron: Act 1 - Interior Of The Cave
15The Cave: East Jerusalem - Hebron: Act 2 - Surah 3 (Chanted In Arabic From The Koran By Sheikh Dahoud Atalah, Muqri Of Al-Aksa Mosque)
Disc 2
1The Cave: East Jerusalem - Hebron: Act 2 - Who Is Ibrahim?
2The Cave: East Jerusalem - Hebron: Act 2 - Who Is Hajar?
3The Cave: East Jerusalem - Hebron: Act 2 - The Near Sacrifice
4The Cave: East Jerusalem - Hebron: Act 2 - El Khalil Commentary
5The Cave: East Jerusalem - Hebron: Act 2 - Interior Of The Cave
6The Cave: New York City - Austin: Act 3 - Who Is Abraham?
7The Cave: New York City - Austin: Act 3 - Who Is Sarah?
8The Cave: New York City - Austin: Act 3 - Who Is Hagar?
9The Cave: New York City - Austin: Act 3 - Who Is Ishmael?
10The Cave: New York City - Austin: Act 3 - The Binding Of Isaac
11The Cave: New York City - Austin: Act 3 - The Cave Of Machpelah

A collaboration with video artist Beryl Korot, performed by the Steve Reich Ensemble.

City Life/Proverb (1996, Nonesuch)
1Proverb
2Nagoya Marimbas
3City Life: "Check It Out"
4City Life: Pile Driver/Alarms
5City Life: "It's Been A Honeymoon - Can't Take No Mo"
6City Life: Heartbeats/Boats And Buoys
7City Life: "Heavy Smoke"

Track 1 performed by the Steve Reich Ensemble and Theatre of Voices; track 2 performed by Bob Becker and James Preiss; tracks 3-7 performed by the Steve Reich Ensemble.

Steve Reich, Works 1965-95 (1997)
Disc 1
1Come Out
2Piano Phase
3It's Gonna Rain, part I
4It's Gonna Rain, part II
5Four Organs
Disc 2
1Drumming, part I
2Drumming, part II
3Drumming, part III
4Drumming, part IV
Disc 3
1Music For Mallet Instruments, Voices And Organ
2Clapping Music
3Six Marimbas
Disc 4
1Music For 18 Musicians - Pulses
2Music For 18 Musicians - Section I
3Music For 18 Musicians - Section II
4Music For 18 Musicians - Section IIIa
5Music For 18 Musicians - Section IIIb
6Music For 18 Musicians - Section IV
7Music For 18 Musicians - Section V
8Music For 18 Musicians - Section VI
9Music For 18 Musicians - Section VII
10Music For 18 Musicians - Section VIII
11Music For 18 Musicians - Section IX
12Music For 18 Musicians - Section X
13Music For 18 Musicians - Section XI
14Music For 18 Musicians - Pulses
Disc 5
1Eight Lines
2Tehillim, part 1 - Fast
3Tehillim, part 2 - Fast
4Tehillim, part 3 - Slow
5Tehillim, part 4 - Fast
Disc 6
1The Desert Music - First Movement
2The Desert Music - Second Movement
3The Desert Music - Third Movement, part one
4The Desert Music - Third Movement, part two
5The Desert Music - Third Movement, part three
6The Desert Music - Fourth Movement
7The Desert Music - Fifth Movement
Disc 7
1New York Counterpoint - Fast
2New York Counterpoint - Slow
3New York Counterpoint - Fast
4Sextet - 1st Movement
5Sextet - 2nd Movement
6Sextet - 3rd Movement
7Sextet - 4th Movement
8Sextet - 5th Movement
9The Four Sections, I - Strings, 1/4nt=80
10The Four Sections, II - Percussion, 1/4nt=80
11The Four Sections, III - Winds And Brass, 1/4nt=120
12The Four Sections, IV - Full Orchestra, 1/4nt=180
Disc 8
1Different Trains - America, Before The War
2Different Trains - Europe, During The War
3Different Trains - After The War
4Electric Counterpoint - Fast
5Electric Counterpoint - Slow
6Electric Counterpoint - Fast
7Three Movements - Movement I, 1/4nt=176
8Three Movements - Movement II, 1/4nt=88
9Three Movements - Movement III, 1/4nt=176
Disc 9
1The Cave, Act One - Typing Music (Genesis XVI)
2The Cave, Act One - Who Is Abraham?
3The Cave, Act One - Who Is Ishmael?
4The Cave, Act One - Genesis XVIII
5The Cave, Act One - Genesis XXI
6The Cave, Act One - The Casting Out Of Ishmael And Hagar
7The Cave, Act One - Machpelah Commentary
8The Cave, Act One - Genesis XXV
9The Cave, Act One - Interior Of The Cave
10The Cave, Act Two - Surah 3
11The Cave, Act Two - El Khalil Commentary
12The Cave, Act Three - Who Is Abraham?
13The Cave, Act Three - Who Is Sarah?
14The Cave, Act Three - Who Is Hagar?
15The Cave, Act Three - Who Is Ishmael?
16The Cave, Act Three - The Binding Of Isaac
17The Cave, Act Three - The Cave Of Machpelah
Disc 10
1Proverb
2Nagoya Mars
3City Life, part I - "Check It Out"
4City Life, part II - Pile Driver/Alarms
5City Life, part III - "It's Been A Honeymoon - Can't Take No Mo"
6City Life, IV - Heartbeats/Boats And Buoys
7City Life, V - "Heavy Smoke'

Music For 18 Musicians (1998, Nonesuch)
1Pulses
2Section I
3Section II
4Section IIIa
5Section IIIb
6Section IV
7Section V
8Section VI
9Section VII
10Section VIII
11Section IX
12Section X
13Section XI
14Pulses

Performed by Steve Reich and Musicians.

Phase Patterns/Pendulum Music/Piano Phase/Four Organs (1999, Wergo)
1Phase Patterns
2Pendulum Music I
3Piano Phase
4Pendulum Music II
5Four Organs
6Pendulum Music III

Performed by Ensemble Avant Garde.

Music For 18 Musicians (1999, RCA)
1Music For 18 Musicians - For 4 Female Voices And 16 Instruments

Performed by the Ensemble Modern.

New York Counterpoint/Eight Lines/Four Organs (2000, Nonesuch)
1New York Counterpoint, For Clarinet, Bass Clarinet And Tape - Fast
2New York Counterpoint, For Clarinet, Bass Clarinet And Tape - Slow
3New York Counterpoint, For Clarinet, Bass Clarinet And Tape - Fast
4Eight Lines (Octet), For Chamber Orchestra
5Four Organs, For 4 Electric Organs And Maracas

Performed by Bang on a Can.

Triple Quartet (2001, Nonesuch)
1Triple Quartet - First Movement
2Triple Quartet - Second Movement
3Triple Quartet - Third Movement
4Electric Guitar Phase
5Music For Large Ensemble, For 2 Female Voices And Small Orchestra
6Tokyo/Vermont Counterpoint

Tracks 1-3 performed by The Kronos Quartet; track 4 performed by Dominic Frasca; track 5 performed by Alarm Will Sound and Ossia; track 6 performed by Mike Yoshida.

Tehillim/The Desert Music (2002, Cantaloupe)
1Tehillim - Psalm 19: 2-5
2Tehillim - Psalm 34: 13-15
3Tehillim - Psalm 18: 26-27
4Tehillim - Psalm 150: 4-6
5Desert Music - I (fast)
6Desert Music - II (moderate)
7Desert Music - III, Pt. 1 (slow)
8Desert Music - III, Pt. 2 (moderate)
9Desert Music - III, Pt. 3 (slow)
10Desert Music - IV (moderate)
11Desert Music - V (fast)

Performed by Ossia and Alarm Will Sound.

Eight Lines/City Life/Violin Phase/New York Counterpoint (2003, RCA)
1City Life, For Chamber Ensemble - part 1
2City Life, For Chamber Ensemble - part 2
3City Life, For Chamber Ensemble - part 3
4City Life, For Chamber Ensemble - part 4
5City Life, For Chamber Ensemble - part 5
6New York Counterpoint, For Clarinet, Bass Clarinet And Tape - part 1
7New York Counterpoint, For Clarinet, Bass Clarinet And Tape - part 2
8New York Counterpoint, For Clarinet, Bass Clarinet And Tape - part 3
9Eight Lines (Octet), For Chamber Orchestra - part 1
10Eight Lines (Octet), For Chamber Orchestra - part 2
11Eight Lines (Octet), For Chamber Orchestra - part 3
12Eight Lines (Octet), For Chamber Orchestra - part 4
13Eight Lines (Octet), For Chamber Orchestra - part 5
14Violin Phase

Performed by the Ensemble Modern.

Three Tales (2003, Nonesuch)
1Act I – Hindenburg: Nibelung Zeppelin
2Act I – Hindenburg: A Very Impressive Thing To See
3Act I – Hindenburg: I Couldn't Understand It
4Act II – Bikini: In The Air I
5Act II – Bikini: The Atoll I
6Act II – Bikini: On The Ships I
7Act II – Bikini: In The Air II
8Act II – Bikini: The Atoll II
9Act II – Bikini: On The Ships II
10Act II – Bikini: In The Air III
11Act II – Bikini: The Atoll III
12Act II – Bikini: On The Ships III
13Act II – Bikini: Coda
14Act III – Dolly: Cloning
15Act III – Dolly: Dolly
16Act III – Dolly: Human Body Machine
17Act III – Dolly: Darwin
18Act III – Dolly: Interlude
19Act III – Dolly: Robots/Cyborgs/Immortality

A collaboration with video artist Beryl Korot, performed by the Steve Reich Ensemble. Package also included a DVD.

City Life/Sextet/Vermont Counterpoint/Clapping Music (2003, Arts Music)
1City Life, For Chamber Ensemble
2Sextet, For Percussion, Piano And Synthesizers
3Vermont Counterpoint, For Piccolo, Flutes And Tape
4Clapping Music, For 2 Performers

Track 1 performed by Contempoartensemble Ceccanti; track 2 performed by the Nextime Ensemble; track 3 performed by Roberto Fabbriciani; track 4 performed by Fulvio Caldini and Alessandro Carobbi.

Music For 18 Musicians - Live In Budapest (2004, Hungaroton)
1Music For 18 Musicians

Performed by Amadinda and Musicians.

Different Trains/Triple Quartet/The Four Sections (2004, Na´ve)
1Different Trains, For Double String Quartet And Tape
2Triple Quartet, For 3 String Quartets
3The Four Sections, For Orchestra

Performed by the Orchestre National de Lyon.

From The Kitchen Arhives No. 2: Steve Reich And Musicians, Live 1977 (2005, Orange Mountain Music)
1Six Pianos
2Pendulum Music
3Violin Phase
4Music For Pieces Of Wood
5Drumming, part four

Performed by Steve Reich and Musicians.

Drumming (2005, Cantaloupe)
1Drumming, part 1
2Drumming, part 2
3Drumming, part 3
4Drumming, part 4

Performed by Sō Percussion.

Different Trains (2005, Signum)
1Triple Quartet, For 3 String Quartets
2Duet For 2 Violins And Orchestra
3Different Trains, For Double String Quartet And Tape

Performed by the Smith String Quartet.

You Are (Variations) (2005, Nonesuch)
1You Are - You Are Wherever Your Thoughts Are
2You Are - Shiviti Hashem L'Negdi (I Place The Eternal Before Me)
3You Are - Explanations Come To An End Somewhere
4You Are - Ehmor M'Aht, V'Ahsay Harbay (Say Little And Do Much)
5Cello Counterpoint

Tracks 1-4 performed by the Los Angeles Master Chorale; track 5 performed by Maya Beiser.



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