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Performing Steve Reich @ Øya

Don’t miss a different kind of concert, when Oslo Sinfonietta play Steve Reich’s Music for 18 Musicians, at Øya Steve Reich’s Music for 18 Musicians premiered on April 24th, 1976 in New York City’s Town Hall, and is a minimalistic masterpiece. Øya-festivalen, Friday August 12th @ 15.55 Stage: Vindruen Composer's Notes Music for 18 Musicians is approximately 55 minutes long. The first sketches were made for it in May 1974 and it was completed in March 1976. Although its steady pulse and rhythmic energy relate to many of my earlier works, its instrumentation, structure and harmony are new. As to instrumentation, Music for 18 Musicians is new in the number and distribution of instruments: violi