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Re: Steve Reich & Musicians

You lucky dog! I saw Clapping Music performed live
once and was absolutely spellbound and impressed by
way they built up their interlocking patterns and
polyrhythms. Drumming is beautiful too.

I hope he comes to my area soon. Very inspirational.

- Larry
----- Original Message -----
From: "murkie" <murkie@panther.middlebury.edu>
To: <Loopers-Delight@annihilist.com>
Sent: Thursday, April 06, 2000 3:13 PM
Subject: OT: Steve Reich & Musicians

> i was lucky enough to have in my concert hall (well the one i manage at
> Middlebury College, anyway) a performance by Steve Reich and his company
> musicians.  it was a remarkable evening made even more enjoyable by
> a fellow looper's-d contributor, Todd Reynolds.  geek talk was kept to a
> relative minimum, though how to unsubscribe was touched upon.
> the program was:
> Clapping Music
> New York Counterpoint
> Drumming, pt 1
> Nagoya Marimbas
> Different Trains
> it's one thing to hear recordings of Reich's works and a totally 
> thing to be in the room while the musicans are performing.  really
> inspirational!  the only downside was my looping rig wasn't up and 
> when i finally got home.  that's okay though.  hearing Different Trains
> made me head for my sampler instead.
> Mr. Reich also spoke at the beginning of the concert and dedicated that
> evenings performance to four Middlebury College students who were killed
> the beginning of the week in an auto accident.  a very nice gesture.
> 'scuse me, i gotta go practice now.
> m
> p.s. - another highlight?  watching Reich do some of the house sound mix
> himself.
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