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Steve Reich


Early Works


Electronic / Classical

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1102 mb

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4.5 ✱


Modern Classical, Experimental, Post-Modern, Minimal, Contemporary



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Steve Reich - Early Works album download

Tracklist Hide Credits

A1 Come Out
Loops – Steve ReichVoice – Daniel Hamm
A2 Piano Phase
Piano – Double Edge, Edmund Niemann, Nurit Tilles
B1 Clapping Music
Handclaps – Russ Hartenberger, Steve Reich
B2 It’s Gonna Rain
Loops – Steve ReichVoice – Brother Walter

Companies, etc.

  • Published By – Reich Music Publications
  • Recorded At – RCA Studio A
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Elektra/Asylum/Nonesuch Records
  • Copyright (c) – Elektra/Asylum/Nonesuch Records
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – WEA International Inc.
  • Copyright (c) – WEA International Inc.


  • Art Direction, Design – Carin Goldberg
  • Engineer – Paul Goodman (tracks: A2, B1)
  • Executive-Producer – Robert Hurwitz
  • Liner Notes – Steve Reich
  • Mastered By [Mastering] – Robert C. Ludwig*
  • Mixed By, Edited By – Judith Sherman (tracks: A2, B1), Steve Reich (tracks: A2, B1)
  • Photography By – Nevin Shalit, Steve Sherman*
  • Photography By [Cover] – Landry*, Girouard*
  • Producer – Judith Sherman, Steve Reich


Come Out
Piano Phase recorded May 1986 at RCA Studio A, New York City
Clapping Music recorded May 1987 at RCA Studio A, New York City
It’s Gonna Rain (January 1965)

℗© 1987 Elektra/Asylum/Nonesuch Records for the United States and WEA International Inc. for the world outside of the United States.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 0 7559-79169-1 1
  • Rights Society: BMI

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
9 79169-1 Steve Reich Early Works ‎(LP) Elektra Nonesuch 9 79169-1 US 1987
9 79169-2 Steve Reich Early Works ‎(CD, Comp, RE) Elektra Nonesuch 9 79169-2 US Unknown
979 169-2 Steve Reich Early Works ‎(CD, Comp) Nonesuch 979 169-2 Germany 1987
9 79169-4 Steve Reich Early Works ‎(Cass, Comp) Elektra Nonesuch 9 79169-4 US 1987
979 169-1 Steve Reich Early Works ‎(LP) Nonesuch 979 169-1 Europe 1987

Steve Reich: Works 1965–1995 is a 1997 10-CD box set of compositions by composer Steve Reich released by Nonesuch Records as part of Reich's 60th birthday celebration. beautiful", it includes full track and personnel listing, career chronology, appreciative notes (such as essays by John Adams and Michael Tilson Thomas), a new interview, and "his most famous works" with the "curious exclusions" of Violin Phase, Music for Pieces of Wood and Vermont Counterpoint.

After taking musique concrete to another level, Reich decided to try to make similar strides with instrumental music. The two other pieces here, "Piano Phase" and "Clapping Music," represent this new direction in his work. Re-recorded here in 1986 and 1987, their intricate, layered patterns should be familiar to fans of another one of Reich's masterpieces, "Music for 18 Musicians. Early Works is a must-have introduction for anyone interested in the roots of minimalist music.

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