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Albums by Steve Reich Ensemble

Music for 18 Musicians: Pulse - Section… Music for 18 Musicians: Pulse - Sections I-X - Pulse 56:31    
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Track length:56:31
Artist: Steve Reich Ensemble
Performer: Shem Guibbory (violin)
Ken Ishii (cello)
Elizabeth Arnold (voice)
Rebecca Armstrong (voice)
Pamela Fraley (voice)
Nurit Tilles (piano)
Steve Chambers (piano)
Larry Karush (piano, maracas)
Gary Schall (marimba, maracas)
Bob Becker (marimba, xylophone)
Russ Hartenberger (marimba, xylophone)
Glen Velez (marimba, xylophone)
James Preiss (metallophone, piano)
Steve Reich (piano, marimba)
David Van Tieghem (marimba, xylophone, piano)
Virgil Blackwell (clarinet, bass clarinet)
Richard Cohen (clarinet, bass clarinet)
Jay Clayton (voice, piano)
Minimal Music
Boosey & Hawkes
Genre: Steve Reich
Publisher: Boosey & Hawkes
Composer: Steve Reich
ISRC: DEF057602020

Shem Guibbory violin
Ken Ishii cello
Elizabeth Arnold voice
Rebecca Armstrong voice
Pamela Fraley voice
Nurit Tilles piano
Steve Chambers piano
Larry Karush piano, maracas
Gary Schall marimba, maracas
Bob Becker marimba, xylophone
Russ Hartenberger marimba, xylophone
Glen Velez marimba, xylophone
James Preiss metallophone, piano
Steve Reich piano, marimba
David Van Tieghem marimba, xylophone, piano
Virgil Blackwell clarinet, bass clarinet
Richard Cohen clarinet, bass clarinet
Jay Clayton voice, piano

About Steve Reich Ensemble:

Stephen Michael Reich (/ˈraɪʃ/;[1] born October 3, 1936) is an American composer who, along with La Monte Young, Terry Riley, and Philip Glass, pioneered minimal music in the mid to late 1960s.[2][3][4]

His innovations include using tape loops to create phasing patterns (for example, his early compositions It's Gonna Rain and Come Out), and the use of simple, audible processes to explore musical concepts (for instance, Pendulum Music and Four Organs). These compositions, marked by their use of repetitive figures, slow harmonic rhythm and canons, have significantly influenced contemporary music, especially in the US. Reich's work took on a darker character in the 1980s with the introduction of historical themes as well as themes from his Jewish heritage, notably the Grammy Award-winning Different Trains.

Reich's style of composition influenced many composers and groups. Writing in the The Guardian music critic Andrew Clements ...