Ensemble Signal Records Steve Reich (CD Review)

Steve Reich Double Sextet (2007) and Radio Rewrite (2013) Ensemble Signal, Brad Lubman, conductor Harmonia Mundi CD   There are several recordings out this year commemorating Steve Reich at eighty (Allan Kozinn provides more about this in an excellent WSJ article). I haven’t yet heard the LSO’s CD, but I agree with Kozinn’s assessment that both Third CoastContinue reading “Ensemble Signal Records Steve Reich (CD Review)”

Let the Water Rain Down

Let the Water Rain Down Words by Kay Mitchell, Music by Christian Carey Let the water rain down, let the Spirit rise up, And gather you into the arms of the Lord God’s love will surround you and now you will know One call that will give you one Faith and one Word Let theContinue reading “Let the Water Rain Down”

Seiho – “Collapse” (Review)

Seiho Collapse Leaving Records LP Japanese compose Seiho combines various sampled elements into his electronic music to make a formidable musical mélange. They consist of snippets of modern jazz, synth riffs, pizzicato string samples, electronic blurts, and tastes of musique concrète such as whistles and running water. The accumulation of sounds is kept from beingContinue reading “Seiho – “Collapse” (Review)”