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Steve Reich, Manfred Waffender - Steve Reich's City Life

Steve Reich, Manfred Waffender - Steve Reich's City Life
Performer: Steve Reich, Manfred Waffender
Title: Steve Reich's City Life
Country: Europe
Genre: Classical
Released: 2007
Catalog number: 2564 69907-5
Label: Warner Music Vision, NVC Arts
MP3 album szie: 2298 mb
FLAC album size: 1480 mb


1Heavy Smoke
3Rehearsals I
4 Documentary
6Heartbeats / Boats & Buoys
7New York
8 City Life
9It's Been A Honeymoon - Can't Take No Mo'
10Pile Driver / Alarm
11Check It Out
12Rehearsals II


CategoryArtistTitle (Format)LabelCategoryCountryYear
D4201Steve Reich Steve Reich's City Life ‎(DVD)KulturD4201USUnknown


  • Composed By, Liner NotesSteve Reich
  • ConductorSian Edwards
  • EnsembleEnsemble Modern
  • Executive-ProducerGabriele Faust
  • Film Director, Written-ByManfred Waffender


Total duration: approx. 60 mins
Picture format: NTSC 4:3 LBX
Linear-PCM Stereo
Region code: 2, 3, 4, 5
Subtitles: English, Deutsch, Español, Français, Italiano

Manufactured in the EU


  • Barcode: 0 825646 990757

Short intro

Listen to all tracks of Steve Reich's City Life for free. Tracks In This Album. Inspiration - Steve Reich, Manfred Waffender. Movements - Steve Reich, Manfred Waffender. Rehearsals I - Steve Reich, Manfred Waffender. New York - Steve Reich, Manfred Waffender. Rehearsals II - Steve Reich, Manfred Waffender. Influences - Steve Reich, Manfred Waffender. Check It Out - Steve Reich, Manfred Waffender. Pile Driver, Alarm - Steve Reich, Manfred Waffender. It's Been A Honeymoon - Can't Take No Mo' - Steve Reich, Manfred Waffender. City Life is a minimalist composition by Steve Reich written in 1995. It is scored for 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 vibraphones, unpitched percussion, 2 samplers, 2 pianos, string quartet, and double bass. All instruments except the unpitched percussion are to be amplified. Its duration is 24 minutes. It uses digital samplers amongst the instruments used in performance, and these play back a wide variety of sounds and speech samples, mainly recorded by Reich himself in and around his home town of. Manfred Waffender. Star: Steve Reich. Added to Watchlist. Title: Steve Reich: City Life TV Movie 1995. Songs in album Steve Reich - Proverb - Nagoya Marimbas - City Life 1996. Steve Reich - Proverb. Steve Reich - Nagoya Marimbas. Steve Reich - City Life I Check It Out. Steve Reich - City Life II Pile Driver - Alarms. Steve Reich - City Life III It's Been A Honeymoon - Can't Take No Mo'. Steve Reich - City Life IV Heartbeats - Boats And Buoys. Steve Reich - City Life V Heavy Smoke. Total votes: 0. Other albums by S. the genesis and performance of steve reich's 'city life' performed by the ensemble modern Manfred Waffender 1995. Find us on. New Steve Reich mug from Boosey & Hawkes, just in time for the holidays. What would you drink while listening to Music for 18 Musicians Get the mug here: 60. Steve Reich on Composing Runner. Listen free to Steve Reich City Life. Review by Mark W. Allender This recording brings together three disparate styles on one record showcasing Reich's compositional work. Opening with Proverb, a piece for voices and a mixed ensemble, the disc begins on a somber note. The complete text of the piece is the following line from Ludwig Wittgenstein: How small a thought it takes to fill a whole life This line is sung very, very slowly, note by note with style and chord structure hearkening back to medieval harmonization. Electric organs double the singers. The cent. Born in 1936, Steve Reich is one of the most significant American composers of the 20th Waffender's major documentary traces the background to the creation of City Life. Reich masterfully captures sounds from New York City street life with the aid of two sampling keyboards and microphone, forging the noise of the city street into a work for string quartet, wind, percussion and two pianos. The film culminates in a performance of the piece from the Frankfurt Opera House, with the Ensemble Modern conducted by Sian Edwards. By Steve ReichEnsemble Modern & Peter Rundel. City Life: V. Get Started