AMERICAN HIGHWAYS #40
The Desert Music of Steve Reich has been our theme music since the beginning. Now, for the first time, pianist Guy Livingston presents the complete composition.
In this episode of American Highways, we also hear Big Sky by Joan Tower, and Desert Highway, sung by Billy Southern.
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Theme Music :
Steve Reich. The Desert Music (1984)
First Movement (Fast).
Chorus of the Brooklyn Philharmonic, Members of the Brooklyn Philharmonic, Michael Tilson Thomas & William Carlos Williams.
Nonesuch Records 79101.
CD Baby 884501874526
Chee-Yun, violin; André Emelianoff, cello; Joan Tower, piano
Naxos CD 8559215
No. 1 – Fast (7:42)
No. 2 – Moderate (6:51)
No. 3a – Slow (6:06)
No. 3b – Moderate (6:10)
No. 3c – Slow (5:27)
No. 4 – Moderate (3:36)
No. 5 – Fast (10:11)
BBC Singers; Peter Eötvös, conductor. BBC Symphony Orchestra.
BBC Radio Classics – 15656 91692