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Duet (1994)

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/9780195151152.003.0052
Duet (1994)

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This chapter presents Reich's thoughts about Duet. Duet is dedicated to Yehudi Menuhin and to those ideals of international understanding which Menuhin has practiced throughout his life. The piece is approximately five minutes in length and is scored for two solo violins and a small group of violas, celli, and bass.

Keywords: Duet; Yehudi Menuhin; international understanding

Chapter.  86 words. 

Subjects: American Music

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