In the mid-1960s, Steve Reich radically renewed the musical
landscape with a back-to-basics sound that came to be called
Minimalism. These early works, characterized by a relentless pulse
and static harmony, focused single-mindedly on the process of
gradual rhythmic change. Throughout his career, Reich has continued
to reinvigorate the music world, drawing from a wide array of
classical, popular, sacred, and non-western idioms. His works
reflect the... more...