Originally Posted by frenchglen /forum/post/14215679
Ah - I have one for you: steve reich's music for eighteen musicians. If I could breathe (or snort I guess) that piece, I would....Reich, the iconic minimalist, is known for influencing more musicians in more genres than any other artist in the 20th century. E.g. Brian Eno, father of ambience, said it was all because of reich. And it's easy to see. There is a surround recording of eighteen musicians, an sacd, I'll have to get it some day. It must sound amazing.