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Re: tdream and risky biz

I think Steve Reich has complained about being ripped off by Tangerine
Dream. (That being said, I own both _Music for 18 Musicians_ and 


At 4:36 PM -0700 4/6/01, jim palmer wrote:
>i recently experienced a bit of morphogenic resonance
>i was watching the dvd of "risky business" and reading the info
>in the "extras" section and found this:
>    [producer Jon Avnet about using tangerine dream for the soundtrack]
>    "initially we were a little nervous about the language and cultural
>barriers," Avnet says.
>    "But the guys loved Steve Reich's 'Music for 18 Musicians,' which we
>had placed on cassette in a temporary music track."
>    "We found that musically we spoke a very similar language."
>and also this:
>    The right to film on the elevated line that serves "The Loop" was
>rather easily obtained.
>    The right-of-way was another matter.
>    "At each stop, we were limited to just one or two quick shots before
>we had to move on,"
>    director Paul Brickman  explains.
>    "We were in the middle of a traffic pattern with real trains stacked
>up behind us."
>    "To retake a shot, we had to go all the way around 'The Loop' and
>return to the original station.
>    Meanwhile, the minutes were ticking by.  Things got a little hairy for
>us, but the
>    commuters seemed to enjoy the spectacle."
>this sounds a lot like a live looping improv performance.
>the circle's back around...