Steve Reich: Double Sextet; 2x5 ()

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Steve Reich: Double Sextet; 2x5 - Eighth Blackbird/Bang On A Can
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Steve Reich's 2007 Double Sextet, which won the 2009 Pulitzer Prize, is given its first performance by eighth blackbird, the group for whom it was written. For most of his career, Reich has constructed his music with canons using matched pairs of instruments, and he writes that when he was presented with the request from eighth blackbird, he felt he could only write the piece for two identical ensembles, with the live players performing to an accompaniment they had previously recorded, creating the effect of two antiphonal ...

Steve Reich: Double Sextet; 2x5 2010, Nonesuch

UPC: 075597978643

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