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Maximum Reich is Q2's first multiplatform, multimedia-rich festival celebrating the iconic composer, Steve Reich. Complete with archival interviews stretching back 30 years, live concerts, an Eight Days of Steve blog, hosted segments with Nadia Sirota, an exclusive download of Dance Patterns, and Steve Reich himself, it promises to be quite the ride. For the next week, Q2, the new music stream from WQXR, is celebrating the life and work of Steve Reich.
posted by Lutoslawski (10 comments total) 12 users marked this as a favorite

 
Hosted by Nadia Sirota, who is rather awesome in her own right.

Why can't San Francisco have one single interesting classical station? New York seems to have like four of them.
posted by roll truck roll at 11:59 AM on December 10, 2009


I applaude this post in harmonic rhythm.
posted by Kikkoman at 12:47 PM on December 10, 2009


Clap Clap Clap
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posted by wittgenstein at 1:01 PM on December 10, 2009 [2 favorites]


I listened to a bunch of Reich this morning. First time I have listened to him in years.

Now I am sure that MetaFilters is just a projection of my unconscious. I wonder what page I am actually on, typing away, thinking it's the mental construct I call MetaFilter? Probably Ask Yahoo.
posted by Astro Zombie at 1:21 PM on December 10, 2009 [1 favorite]


I'm just glad they didn't call it "Thousand Year Reich"
posted by msalt at 1:53 PM on December 10, 2009


It's gonna rain... after all!
posted by zoinks at 2:51 PM on December 10, 2009


Tehillim's first movement is a very relaxing piece of music, for something with such an odd rhythm. I could only find parts 3 and 4 online, but it's one worth getting.
posted by Hardcore Poser at 7:22 PM on December 10, 2009


Strange, the songs on those Youtube links don't match my audio. And my disc is called 'Tehillim - Three Movements' yet the Youtube links talk about parts 3 and 4. Confusion.
posted by Hardcore Poser at 7:25 PM on December 10, 2009


Love love love Steve Reich. Thanks for pointing this out. I may have to put off my CD exchange mix for a while.
posted by hippybear at 7:28 PM on December 10, 2009


Knock Knock! Who's there? Steve Reich. Steve Reich Who?
Wolfdog
posted by asok at 2:23 AM on December 11, 2009


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