Reich’s Music for 18 Musicians: facemeltingly good

ohmygodthispieceissogood!!

Yep – I was Bieber-ing it out for Steve Reich, giddy like a 16-year-old girl. This was the first time I’ve heard this piece live, and man does it make a difference. I’ve said frequently that minimalist, or post-minimalist or whatever you want to call it, music needs to be heard live. Because it is an experience, not just a concert. It’s a total body/mind immersion into the rhythms and harmonies of this piece.

Follow the link below for my full article:

Live Review: Steve Reich’s Music for 18 Musicians at Le Poisson Rouge 3/13.

Consequence of Sound is a New York- and Chicago-based, worldly influenced music blog that seeks to cover the music world as it has never has been covered before. Features news, reviews, mp3, and festival outlook

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~ by Jake on March 15, 2011.

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