Steve Reich b. 1938
A New Musical Language (documentary, 1987)
Duration: 56 min.
Steve Reich: A New Musical Language
TV Special Alternate Title: Great Performances (04/10/87)
Executive Producer: Jac Venza
Genres: Documentary, Music
A profile of composer Steve Reich, a leading creator of stripped-down, "minimal" music. The program explores how Reich's music eventually became accessible to the musical audience at large. Included are interviews with the composer himself, and contemporaries, and also performances of some of his works.
Thanks to Chris Yewell.