Steve Reich

Stephen Michael Reich

Also known as Reich, S Reich, S. Reich, S.Reich

Short biography of Steve Reich: Steve Reich (October 3, 1936, New-York City, USA) is a composer. He studied composition privately with Hall Overton, then moved on to Juilliard School in New-York to study with William Bergsma and Vincent Persichetti (1958 to 1961). Subsequently he attended Mills College in Oakland where he was taught by Luciano Berio and Darius Milhaud (1961-63) and earned a master's degree in composition.

Early on, Reich was influenced by fellow minimalist Terry Riley's loosely-structured aleatoric works which combines simple musical patterns, offset in time, to create a slowly-shifting, cohesive whole. Reich adopted this approach to compose his first major work written in 1965: "It's Gonna Rain..." Reich moved on from the "phase shifting" technique he had pioneered to more elaborate pieces. He investigated other musical processes such as augmentation (the temporal lengthening of phrases and melodic fragments).

Reich's mother is the Broadway singer and lyricist [a=June Carroll].

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# Album cover Album title Tracks amount Download album in mp3? Official release date Production label
1 Steve Reich - Reich Remixed Reich Remixed 2
mp3, CD
1999 Arthrob
2 Steve Reich - Reich Remixed Reich Remixed 10
mp3, CD
1999-00-00 Nonesuch
3 Steve Reich - Drumming · Six Pianos · Music For Mallet Instruments, Voices And Organ Drumming · Six Pianos · Music For Mallet Instruments, Voices And Organ 9
mp3, CD
1989 Deutsche Grammophon
4 Steve Reich - Different Trains / Electric Counterpoint Different Trains / Electric Counterpoint 8
mp3, CD
1989-03-03
5 Steve Reich - Reich Remixed Reich Remixed 10
mp3, CD
1999 Nonesuch
6 Steve Reich - Music For 18 Musicians Music For 18 Musicians 3
mp3, CD
1988
7 Steve Reich - Early Works Early Works 5
mp3, CD
1987-09-16 Nonesuch
8 Steve Reich - Four Organs / Phase Patterns Four Organs / Phase Patterns 2
mp3, CD
1994
9 Steve Reich - Drumming / Music For Mallet Instruments, Voices And Organ / Six Pianos Drumming / Music For Mallet Instruments, Voices And Organ / Six Pianos 9
mp3, CD
1974 Deutsche Grammophon
10 Steve Reich - Music For 18 Musicians Music For 18 Musicians 14
mp3, CD
1998-03-31 Nonesuch
11 Steve Reich - Minimalistes Minimalistes 15
mp3, CD
1997 Virgin Classics
12 Steve Reich - Tehillim Tehillim 2
mp3, CD
1982 ECM Records
13 Steve Reich - Octet • Music For A Large Ensemble • Violin Phase Octet • Music For A Large Ensemble • Violin Phase 3
mp3, CD
1980 ECM Records
14 Steve Reich - Variations For Winds, Strings And Keyboards / Shaker Loops Variations For Winds, Strings And Keyboards / Shaker Loops 2
mp3, CD
1984 Philips
15 Steve Reich - Three Dances & Four Organs Three Dances & Four Organs 6
mp3, CD
1973 Angel Records
16 Steve Reich - Music For 18 Musicians Music For 18 Musicians 2
mp3, CD
1978
17 Steve Reich - Exclusive Selection Exclusive Selection 13
mp3, CD
1999-03-25 Nonesuch
18 Steve Reich - Tehillim / Three Movements Tehillim / Three Movements 9
mp3, CD
1994-11-04 Nonesuch
19 Steve Reich - Octet / Music For A Large Ensemble / Violin Phase Octet / Music For A Large Ensemble / Violin Phase 3
mp3, CD
1988
20 Steve Reich - Drumming Drumming 4
mp3, CD
2002 Cyprès
21 Steve Reich - Tehillim Tehillim 2
mp3, CD
1988
22 Steve Reich - Four Organs / Phase Patterns Four Organs / Phase Patterns 2
mp3, CD
1970
23 Steve Reich - The Desert Music The Desert Music 7
mp3, CD
1985-12-11
24 Steve Reich - Drumming Drumming 5
mp3, CD
1987-09-15 Nonesuch
25 Steve Reich - Works, 1965-1995 Works, 1965-1995 97
mp3, CD
1997-06-03 Nonesuch
26 Steve Reich - Sextet · Six Marimbas Sextet · Six Marimbas 8
mp3, CD
1987-01-15
27 Steve Reich - Drumming Drumming 4
mp3, CD
1987-09-15 Nonesuch
28 Steve Reich - The Desert Music The Desert Music 7
mp3, CD
1985-12-11 Nonesuch
29 Steve Reich - New Sounds In Electronic Music - Come Out / Night Music / I Of IV New Sounds In Electronic Music - Come Out / Night Music / I Of IV 3
mp3, CD
1967
30 Steve Reich - Different Trains / Electric Counterpoint Different Trains / Electric Counterpoint 8
mp3, CD
1989-03-03 Elektra Nonesuch
31 Steve Reich - Reich Remixed (Selections) Reich Remixed (Selections) 4
mp3, CD
1999 Nonesuch
32 Steve Reich - Sextet / Six Marimbas Sextet / Six Marimbas 8
mp3, CD
1987-01-15 Nonesuch
33 Steve Reich - Four Organs • Phase Patterns Four Organs • Phase Patterns 2
mp3, CD
1994 New Tone Records
34 Steve Reich - Early Works Early Works 6
mp3, CD
1987-09-15 Nonesuch
35 Steve Reich - Three Tales Three Tales 22
mp3, CD
2003-08-19 Nonesuch

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