• Drumming: "Minimalism's First Masterpiece" By Steve Reich

  • Mi, 01.06.2016 ab 19:00 Uhr
  • Carl-Schurz-Haus/Deutsch-Amerikanisches Institut (DAI) Freiburg e.V.
    Eisenbahnstraße 58-62
    79098 Freiburg im Breisgau
Drumming: "Minimalism's First Masterpiece" By Steve Reich - Carl-Schurz-Haus/Deutsch-Amerikanisches Institut (DAI) Freiburg e.V. - Freiburg

On the 2nd and 3rd of June, 2016, Black Forest PercussionGroup will perform Drumming by Steve Reich in E-Werk,Freiburg. The work – comprised of four continuousmovements for bongo, marimba, glockenspiel, voiceand piccolo, and which lasts 55-75 minutes – has beendescribed as “minimalism’s first masterpiece” and exhibits“hypnotic rhythmic patterning and wondrous variety.”Steve Reich, a pioneer of minimal music, who will turn80 in 2016, completed the development of his phasingtechnique with this piece. Minimal music is popular amongmany different audiences (new music, rock, jazz, worldmusic) and Drumming has several cross-cultural influences(Africa, Europe, USA).Lee Ferguson will give an introductory talk aboutminimalism and its connections to American culture at theCarl-Schurz-Haus one day before the concert.Eintritt: € 3 / frei (Studierende & CSH-Mitglieder)Veranstaltungssprache: EnglischKonzerte finden am 2. & 3. Juni ab 19 Uhr im E-Werk Freiburgstatt. Nähere Infos unter: ewerk-freiburg.de