Steve Reich – A New Musical Language

Great documentary about big composer Steve Reich.Reich pioneered the style of minimalist music. His innovations include using tape loops to create phasing patterns. Filmed in 1987.

Full movie on youtube, Part 1:

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Bjork – Modern Minimalists featuring Arvo Part & Mika Vainio

Here’s an intriguing episode of a 1997 BBC documentary called “Modern Minimalists“, combining two big musical things: Björk and minimalism.Documentary featuring Mika Vainio and fascinating Arvo Part among others.

This is part one:

Part two:

If you want to know more about Arvo Part check his masterclass bellow: