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Writings on Music, 1965-2000 3 editions

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In the mid-1960s, Steve Reich radically renewed the musical landscape with a back-to-basics sound that came to be called Minimalism. These early works, characterized by a relentless pulse and static harmony, focused single-mindedly on the process of gradual rhythmic change. Throughout hiscareer, Reich has continued to reinvigorate the music world, drawing from a wide array of classical, popular, sacred, and non-western idioms. His works reflect the steady evolution of an original musical mind. Writings on Music documents the creative journey of this thoughtful, groundbreaking composer. These 64 short pieces include Reich's 1968 essay "Music as a Gradual Process," widely considered one of the most influential pieces of music theory in the second half of the 20th century. Subsequentessays, articles, and interviews treat Reich's early work with tape and phase shifting, showing its development into more recent work with speech melody and instrumental music...

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Late in 1964, I recorded a tape in Union Square in San Francisco of a black preacher, Brother Walter, preaching about the Flood.
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3 editions First published in 2002

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Cover of: Writings on Music, 1965-2000
Writings on Music, 1965-2000
2007, Oxford University Press
E-book in English
Cover of: Writings on Music, 1965-2000
Writings on Music, 1965-2000
September 30, 2004, Oxford University Press, USA
in English
Cover of: Writings on Music, 1965-2000
Writings on Music, 1965-2000
April 11, 2002, Oxford University Press, USA
in English

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