Steve Reich: A New Musical Language


60m 1987

Brief Synopsis

A profile of composer Steve Reich, a leading creator of stripped-down, "minimal" music. The program explores how Reich's music eventually became accessible to the musical audience at large. Included are interviews with the composer himself, and contemporaries, and also performances of some of his

Film Details

Also Known As
Great Performances (04/10/87)
Release Date
1987

Technical Specs

Duration
60m

Synopsis

A profile of composer Steve Reich, a leading creator of stripped-down, "minimal" music. The program explores how Reich's music eventually became accessible to the musical audience at large. Included are interviews with the composer himself, and contemporaries, and also performances of some of his works.

Film Details

Also Known As
Great Performances (04/10/87)
Release Date
1987

Technical Specs

Duration
60m

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