Steve Reich: Duet - Andreas Hartmann (violin); Waltraut Wachter (violin); MDR Leipzig Radio Chorus (choir, chorus);...
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  1. Duet for 2 violins & strings, or chamber ensemble
  2. Clapping Music, for 2 performers
  3. The Four Sections, for orchestra
  4. Daniel Variations, for chorus & chamber ensemble
  5. You Are (Variations), for chorus & ensemble

The music of Steve Reich has been heard in various venues, including electronic music dance clubs, but the full symphony orchestra treatment has been rare. That is changing, however, with the tenure of Kristjan Järvi as chief conductor of the Leipzig Radio Symphony Orchestra, and the result in that musically conservative, German city is this major-label double album of Reich's music, in many respects a first. Järvi's enthusiasm for the project is palpable here, most obviously in the live performance of the early Reich ...

Steve Reich: Duet 2016, Sony Classical

UPC: 889853663620

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