Annotation

SubOptimal Credits

  • Recorded October 29-30, 1984 at RCA Studio A, New York City, NY, USA.
  • William Carlos Williams' lyrics AR credits ought to be libretto AR credits.
  • This work was commissioned by West German Radio and the Brooklyn Academy of Music.
  • The recording is also credited to "Members of the Brooklyn Philharmonic Orchestra".
  • All tracks were mastered by Robert C. Ludwig.
  • Julie Rosenfeld performed as first violin and concertmistress.
  • Deborah Redding performed as second violin.
  • Benno Friedman's photography credit for for the front liner image.
Annotation last modified on 2007-11-26 05:19 UTC.

Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 The Desert Music: I. Fast
7:55
2 The Desert Music: II. Moderate
6:59
3 The Desert Music: III. Part One: Slow
7:00
4 The Desert Music: III. Part Two: Moderate
5:53
5 The Desert Music: III. Part Three: Slow
5:55
6 The Desert Music: IV. Moderate
3:35
7 The Desert Music: V. Fast
10:48

Credits

CD 1

violin:
Deborah Redding (tracks 1–7)
Julie Rosenfeld (tracks 1–7)
cello:
Sharon Prater (tracks 1–7)
viola:
Francesca Martin (tracks 1–7)
bass:
Donald Palma (tracks 1–7)
percussion:
Bob Becker (percussionist) (tracks 1–7)
Russell Hartenberge (tracks 1–7)
Garry Kvistad (tracks 1–7)
Glen Velez (tracks 1–7)
choir vocals:
composer:
Steve Reich (1984) (tracks 1–7)
conductor:
Michael Tilson Thomas (tracks 1–7)
editor:
Wolf-Dieter Karwatky (tracks 1–7)
Karl-August Naegler (tracks 1–7)
John Newton (editor, engineer mixer) (tracks 1–7)
Steve Reich (tracks 1–7)
Rudolph Werner (tracks 1–7)
executive producer:
Robert Hurwitz (tracks 1–7)
lyricist:
William Carlos Williams (tracks 1–7)
mixer:
Wolf-Dieter Karwatky (tracks 1–7)
Karl-August Naegler (tracks 1–7)
John Newton (editor, engineer mixer) (tracks 1–7)
Steve Reich (tracks 1–7)
Rudolph Werner (tracks 1–7)
performer:
Colorado Quartet (tracks 1–7)
Steve Reich and Musicians (tracks 1–7)
producer:
Steve Reich (tracks 1–7)
Rudolph Werner (tracks 1–7)
recorded by:
Paul Goodman (engineer) (1984-10-29 – 1984-10-30) (tracks 1–7)
soprano vocals:
Cheryl Bensman Rowe (tracks 1–7)
remixes:
part of:
The Desert Music (tracks 1–7)
recording of:

Release

additional liner notes: Jonathan Cott (US journalist, writer, and critic)
art direction: Carin Goldberg
conductor: Michael Tilson Thomas
graphic design: Carin Goldberg
liner notes: Steve Reich
photography: Benno Friedman
ASIN: US: B000005IXI [info]
Discogs: https://www.discogs.com/release/449522 [info]

Release Group

Discogs: https://www.discogs.com/master/32958 [info]