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Steve Reich|Steve Reich : Sextet - Six Marimbas

Steve Reich : Sextet - Six Marimbas

Manhattan Marimba Quartet, Members of Nexus...

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Although Reich's music during the '80s, as he gained in popularity, was increasingly written for larger, lusher ensembles (with, oftentimes, the concomitant loss of "edge"), he occasionally and happily reverted to more contained compositions such as those included here. "Sextet" is pared down to four percussionists and two keyboardists (the latter including synthesizers) and evokes early pieces of Reich's Drumming while incorporating his ongoing use of longer melodic lines. In five sections, it tends toward a buoyant and jazzy bubbliness, percolating with all manner of busy interaction and wonderfully intermeshed rhythms. One of the new techniques employed is having the vibraphonists bow their instruments, generating long, ghostly tones reminiscent of musical saws but cleaner and more precise. Since this cannot be done quickly, Reich writes patterns that interweave between performers, achieving a kind of hocketing effect where, by playing only every third or fourth note in a rhythmic line, the ensemble can produce what the listener perceives as a fast tempo even as each individual is playing slowly. The closing section is pure effervescent bliss. "Six Marimbas," scored for, unsurprisingly, six marimbas, sounds even closer to the pieces that originally brought Reich to renown and is, in fact, a rescoring of his "Six Pianos" from 1973. The pure, luscious tones of the marimbas make it even more successful than the original and the work is played with obvious delight and rigor by the percussion ensemble Nexus, who includes several members of Reich's working band of the early '70s. In sum, Sextet/Six Marimbas is one of the finest releases of mid-career Reich, entirely without the pretensions that marred some of his other work from the period, and is highly recommended.
© TiVo

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1
Sextet: 1st Movement
Steve Reich and Musicians
00:10:29

Glen Velez, Drums, Vibraphone, Marimba, Crotales - Steve Reich, Composer, Producer - NEXUS, MainArtist - Manhattan Marimba Quartet, Contributor - Musicians with Members of Nexus, Contributor - Bob Becker, Drums, Vibraphone, Marimba, Crotales - Edmund Niemann, Piano, Synthesizer - Garry Kvistad, Drums, Vibraphone, Marimba, Crotales - Nurit Tilles, Piano, Synthesizer - Russell Hartenberger, Drums, Vibraphone, Marimba, Crotales - Steve Reich and Musicians, Choir, MainArtist

© 2005 Nonesuch Records Manufactured & Marketed by Rhino Entertainment Co. ℗ 1986 Nonesuch Records

2
Sextet: 2nd Movement
Steve Reich and Musicians
00:04:12

Glen Velez, Drums, Vibraphone, Marimba, Crotales - Steve Reich, Composer, Producer - NEXUS, MainArtist - Bob Becker, Drums, Vibraphone, Marimba, Crotales - Edmund Niemann, Piano, Synthesizer - Garry Kvistad, Drums, Vibraphone, Marimba, Crotales - Nurit Tilles, Piano, Synthesizer - Russell Hartenberger, Drums, Vibraphone, Marimba, Crotales - Steve Reich and Musicians, Choir, MainArtist

© 2005 Nonesuch Records Manufactured & Marketed by Rhino Entertainment Co. ℗ 1986 Nonesuch Records

3
Sextet: 3rd Movement
Steve Reich and Musicians
00:02:27

Glen Velez, Drums, Vibraphone, Marimba, Crotales - Steve Reich, Composer, Producer - NEXUS, MainArtist - Bob Becker, Drums, Vibraphone, Marimba, Crotales - Edmund Niemann, Piano, Synthesizer - Garry Kvistad, Drums, Vibraphone, Marimba, Crotales - Nurit Tilles, Piano, Synthesizer - Russell Hartenberger, Drums, Vibraphone, Marimba, Crotales - Steve Reich and Musicians, Choir, MainArtist

© 2005 Nonesuch Records Manufactured & Marketed by Rhino Entertainment Co. ℗ 1986 Nonesuch Records

4
Sextet: 4th Movement
Steve Reich and Musicians
00:03:14

Glen Velez, Drums, Vibraphone, Marimba, Crotales - Steve Reich, Composer, Producer - NEXUS, MainArtist - Bob Becker, Drums, Vibraphone, Marimba, Crotales - Edmund Niemann, Piano, Synthesizer - Garry Kvistad, Drums, Vibraphone, Marimba, Crotales - Nurit Tilles, Piano, Synthesizer - Russell Hartenberger, Drums, Vibraphone, Marimba, Crotales - Steve Reich and Musicians, Choir, MainArtist

© 2005 Nonesuch Records Manufactured & Marketed by Rhino Entertainment Co. ℗ 1986 Nonesuch Records

5
Sextet: 5th Movement
Steve Reich and Musicians
00:05:59

Glen Velez, Drums, Vibraphone, Marimba, Crotales - Steve Reich, Composer, Producer - NEXUS, MainArtist - Bob Becker, Drums, Vibraphone, Marimba, Crotales - Edmund Niemann, Piano, Synthesizer - Garry Kvistad, Drums, Vibraphone, Marimba, Crotales - Nurit Tilles, Piano, Synthesizer - Russell Hartenberger, Drums, Vibraphone, Marimba, Crotales - Steve Reich and Musicians, Choir, MainArtist

© 2005 Nonesuch Records Manufactured & Marketed by Rhino Entertainment Co. ℗ 1986 Nonesuch Records

6
Six Marimbas
Steve Reich
00:16:19

Steve Reich, Composer, MainArtist - Bob Becker, Marimba - James Preiss, Marimba - William Trigg, Marimba - Bill Ruyle, Marimba - Russell Hartenberger, Marimba - Kory Grossman, Marimba

© 2005 Nonesuch Records Manufactured & Marketed by Rhino Entertainment Co. ℗ 1986 Nonesuch Records

Descriptif de l'album

Although Reich's music during the '80s, as he gained in popularity, was increasingly written for larger, lusher ensembles (with, oftentimes, the concomitant loss of "edge"), he occasionally and happily reverted to more contained compositions such as those included here. "Sextet" is pared down to four percussionists and two keyboardists (the latter including synthesizers) and evokes early pieces of Reich's Drumming while incorporating his ongoing use of longer melodic lines. In five sections, it tends toward a buoyant and jazzy bubbliness, percolating with all manner of busy interaction and wonderfully intermeshed rhythms. One of the new techniques employed is having the vibraphonists bow their instruments, generating long, ghostly tones reminiscent of musical saws but cleaner and more precise. Since this cannot be done quickly, Reich writes patterns that interweave between performers, achieving a kind of hocketing effect where, by playing only every third or fourth note in a rhythmic line, the ensemble can produce what the listener perceives as a fast tempo even as each individual is playing slowly. The closing section is pure effervescent bliss. "Six Marimbas," scored for, unsurprisingly, six marimbas, sounds even closer to the pieces that originally brought Reich to renown and is, in fact, a rescoring of his "Six Pianos" from 1973. The pure, luscious tones of the marimbas make it even more successful than the original and the work is played with obvious delight and rigor by the percussion ensemble Nexus, who includes several members of Reich's working band of the early '70s. In sum, Sextet/Six Marimbas is one of the finest releases of mid-career Reich, entirely without the pretensions that marred some of his other work from the period, and is highly recommended.
© TiVo

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