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Steve Reich Electronica (2011)
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"For to be free is not merely to cast off one's chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others."

Nelson Mandela
from "Long Walk to Freedom" 1995

Steve Reich Electronica (2011)


Sat, December 24, 2011: Public release of "Steve Reich Electronica" under Creative Commons BY-NC. .

This is Steve Reich's work performed with solely electronic instruments, which otherwise is played with acoustic instruments. Ironically the acoustic interpretation of his work sounds like performed with synthesizers due the spheric soundscape, in particular the "Music for 18 Musicians".


Front Cover

Back Cover


  • 01 - Music for 18 Musicians (Ken Yanagimoto) 55:54
  • 02 - Eight Lines (Octet) (Ken Yanagimoto) 16:55
  • 03 - Six Pianos (Ken Yanagimoto) 15:51
  • 04 - Nagoya Marimbas (Ken Yanagimoto) 4:25
  • 05 - Electric Counterpoint III. Fast (Ken Yanagimoto - Melodica) 4:29
  • 06 - Vermont Counterpoint (Ken Yanagimoto - E. Organ) 8:35
  • 07 - Electric Counterpoint (Ken Yanagimoto - E. Piano) 14:43

Total 119:45 (1h59m45s) in 7 tracks encoded as MP3 (155MB)


Download Album

All songs as MP3 files, cover artwork and booklet
for iTunes or your MP3 player, 150MB

Release Details

Release Date: 2011/12/24
Playtime: ~ 120 minutes
Genres: Avantgarde, Minimal Music, Electronic
Encoding: MP3 (192 kbps)


The music as well the artwork is licensed under Creative Commons (CC BY-NC 3.0 ) you are entitled to share the tunes under the same license:

  • Share - to copy, distribute and transmit the work
  • Attribution - You must attribute the work in the manner specified by the author or licensor (but not in any way that suggests that they endorse you or your use of the work).
  • Noncommercial - You may not use this work for commercial purposes.


My deep thanks to Ken Yanagimoto for allowing me to compile his work and release it publically under CC-BY-NC.



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