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Steve Reich - Proverb - City Life album download

Performer:

Steve Reich

Title:

Proverb - City Life

Genre:

Electronic / Classical

MP3 album size:

1408 mb

Other music formats:

MPC MIDI DMF ADX MP2 DXD AA

Rating:

4.1 ✱

Style:

Modern Classical, Contemporary, Post-Modern

Country:

US

Steve Reich - Proverb - City Life album download

Tracklist

1 Proverb 14:09
2 Nagoya Marimbas 4:35
3 City Life - Check It Out 5:51
4 City Life - Pile Drive / Alarms 3:53
5 City Life - It's Been A Honeymoon - Can't Take No Mo 4:47
6 City Life - Heartbeats / Boats And Buoys 3:59
7 City Life - Heavy Smoke 4:42

Companies, etc.

  • Copyright (c) – Nonesuch Records

Notes

© 2005 Nonesuch Records

16bit / 44.1kHz flac version.

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
79430-2 Steve Reich Proverb | Nagoya Marimbas | City Life ‎(CD, Album) Nonesuch 79430-2 US 1996
7559-79430-2 Steve Reich Proverb / Nagoya Marimbas / City Life ‎(CD, Album) Nonesuch 7559-79430-2 Germany 1996
79430-2 Steve Reich Proverb | Nagoya Marimbas | City Life ‎(CD, Album, Club) Nonesuch 79430-2 US 1996
7559-79430-2 Steve Reich Proverb | Nagoya Marimbas | City Life ‎(CD, Album) Nonesuch Records 7559-79430-2 Germany 1996
79430-2 Steve Reich Proverb - City Life ‎(CD, Album) Nonesuch 79430-2 US 1996



Performer – Steve Reich Ensemble (tracks: 1, 3 to 7). Photography By – John Halpern. Recorded June 1996 in New York City. Cover photograph: Steve Reich in 1941 In this copy, the "1941" photo is on the back with the tracklisting. The cover picture is simply one of Reich - no title or label anywhere. Código de Barras e Outros Identificadores. Matrix, Runout: wea mfg.

Proverb - City Life ‎ (7xFile, FLAC, Album, RE). Nonesuch, Rhino Records (2). none. Proverb - City Life ‎ (CD, Album). Steve Reich - Proverb 14:11.

This recording brings together three disparate styles on one record showcasing Reich's compositional work. Opening with "Proverb," a piece for voices and a mixed ensemble, the disc begins on a somber note. The complete text of the piece is the following line from Ludwig Wittgenstein: "How small a thought it takes to fill a whole life!" This line is sung very, very slowly, note by note with style and chord structure hearkening back to medieval harmonization. Electric organs double the singers.

Album · 1996 · 7 Songs. City Life: V. Heavy Smoke. Bradley Lubman & Steve Reich Ensemble.

City Life, Proverb Tracklist.

The three pieces on the album are performed by the Theater of Voices and members of the Steve Reich Ensemble with Paul Hillier conducting (on Proverb), marimba virtuosos Bob Becker and James Preiss (on Nagoya Marimbas) and finally, the entire Steve Reich Ensemble with Bradley Lubman conducting (on City Life). The performances on this album are thrilling and the marimba piece in particular requires a great deal of skill to play. In addition to the traditional instrumentation, I also appreciate the use of "found sounds". Proverb (14:01) features three female sopranos and two male tenors along with vibraphones and two electric organs.

City Life The Steve Reich Ensemble: David Fedele, Gen Shin Kai, flutes Jackie Leclair, Matthew Sullivan, oboes Leslie Scott, Mike Lowenstern, clarinets Russell Hartenberger, Bob Becker, vibraphones Garry Kvistad, percussion Nurit Tilles, Philip Bush, sampling keyboards Edmund Neimann, Lisa Moore, pianos Elizabeth Lim, Todd Reynolds, vioilns Lois Martin, viola Jeanne LeBlanc, cello Jay Elfenbein, bass Bradley Lubman, conductor. Internationally renowned composer/performer Steve Reich’s 1996 album features three new pieces, Proverb, Nagoya Marimbas, and City Life. City Life ’s UK premiere inspired The Guardian to hail the five-part work as both a magical evocation and musical landscape. a fascinating aural fantasy, structured with great skill. music to return to and relish.

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