Happy 75th Birthday, Steve Reich

On October 3, 2011 by Will Hermes

On the New York City composer’s 3/4-of-a-century birthday, a brief segment from the world premiere of his greatest work, Music For 18 Musicians, recorded live at Town Hall on April 24, 1976 — a landmark event in an incredible year for NYC music, as I chronicle in the book. (And that’s not to mention the blackout.)

Music For 18 Musicians, Part I/II, Town Hall, New York City, 4/24/76

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