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Different Trains (1988)

Steve Reich

in Writings on Music 1965–2000: 1965-2000

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195151152
eISBN:
9780199850044
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195151152.003.0041
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter presents Reich's thoughts about Different Trains. Different Trains for string quartet and tape begins a new way of composing that has its roots in his early taped speech pieces, It's ... More


Answers to Questions about Different Trains (1994)

Steve Reich

in Writings on Music 1965–2000: 1965-2000

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195151152
eISBN:
9780199850044
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195151152.003.0051
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter presents Reich's interview with Wolfgang Gratzner, first published in Nähe und Distanz—Nachgedachte Musik der Gegenwart, Salzburg, 1995. Reich answers questions about his composition of ... More


A Sturdy Musical Bridge to the Twenty-first Century

Richard Taruskin

in The Danger of Music and Other Anti-Utopian Essays

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520249776
eISBN:
9780520942790
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520249776.003.0015
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This chapter focuses on twentieth-century music composer Steve Reich and his works. He established the rhythmic profile of the subtactile pulse found in various musical forms such as West African ... More


Sexual Orientation Discrimination

Mark Bell

in Anti-Discrimination Law and the European Union

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199244508
eISBN:
9780191697371
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199244508.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, EU Law

This chapter examines the European Union's (EU) approach to sexual orientation discrimination policy. It traces the growth of a debate on the appropriate role of the EU on sexual discrimination ... More


Smuggling

Bryce Evans

in Ireland during the Second World War: Farewell to Plato's Cave

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780719089510
eISBN:
9781781707531
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089510.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

Ribald tales of cross-border smuggling provide comic relief from the grim conditions described in the preceding chapter. This chapter introduces rogues and child smugglers; cross-dressing flour ... More


Melodic Speech: Expression is Envoicing.

Lawrence Kramer

in Expression and Truth: On the Music of Knowledge

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520273955
eISBN:
9780520953840
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520273955.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

Just as music can make words audible without the words’ being enunciated, speech can dissolve its enunciation into a stream of vocal “melody.” Such melodic speech approximates music, which in turn ... More


Remapping the European Road

Michael Gott

in French-language Road Cinema: Borders, Diasporas, Migration and 'New Europe'

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780748698677
eISBN:
9781474421966
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748698677.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter assessesfive contemporary films from three different nations that respond to the Europeanization of economies and identity formulations with a particular eye on how the passages through ... More


The Means and Meanings of Carceral Mobility: U.S. Deportation Trains and the Early Twentieth-Century Deportation Assemblage

Ethan Blue

in Caging Borders and Carceral States: Incarcerations, Immigration Detentions, and Resistance

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781469651231
eISBN:
9781469651262
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469651231.003.0003
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter explores how trains and steamboats—the iconic engines of mobility, freedom, and transcontinental connection—also served nativist designs as the new technology for mobile captivity and ... More


Different Tracks: Narrative Sequence, Harmonic (Dis)continuity, and Structural Organization in Steve Reich’s Different Trains and The Cave

Maarten Beirens

in Rethinking Reich

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190605285
eISBN:
9780190605315
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190605285.003.0004
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter examines various ways in which Steve Reich set out to shape overall structure in his first two sample-based compositions, Different Trains (1988) and The Cave (1993). Drawing from ... More


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