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Podium 19: Reich, The Desert Music

Podium 19

Brussels Philharmonic & Vlaams Radiokoor present a milder Steve Reich as he explores new possibilities in his The Desert Music where text, sound and rhythm become one. Steve Reich was at the origins of a new musical style in the 1960s: minimal music. Repetitive motifs, powerful rhythms, music ...

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Steve Reich
The Desert Music (1983)

(version for reduced strings)

(concert recorded at Flagey on 26 March, 2021)

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