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First Interview with Michael Nyman (1970)

Steve Reich

in Writings on Music 1965–2000

Published in print October 2004 | ISBN: 9780195151152
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199850044 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195151152.003.0008
First Interview with Michael Nyman (1970)

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This chapter presents a reprint of Reich's interview with Michael Nyman, first published in The Musical Times, vol. cxii, 1971, pp. 229–31. The interview was recorded in May 1970 when Reich was in London en route to Africa. Nyman and Reich spent a week together and established a friendship, which resulted in Reich's return the following year to present two concerts of his works, one in London (at the Institute of Contemporary Arts) and one in Paris.

Keywords: Paris; London; Michael Nyman; Africa

Chapter.  1808 words. 

Subjects: American Music

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