Annotation

SubOptimal Credits

  • Tracks 1-3 recorded August 31, 1988 - September 9, 1988 at Russian Hill Recording, San Francisco, CA, USA.
  • Tracks 4-6 recorded September 26, 1987 - October 1, 1987 at Power Station, New York City, NY, USA.
  • Tracks 1-6 are DDD on the CD, DDA on the LP.
  • Karl Steinbrenner's photography credit is for the front cover image.
  • Tracks 1-6 were mastered by Robert C. Ludwig.
  • Frank Olinsky is associated with Manhattan Design.
  • Michael Ahearn's "additional engineer" ARs ought to read "assistant engineer".
  • Gary Solomon's "additional engineer" ARs ought to read "assistant engineer".
  • David Oakes's "additional producer" ARs ought to read "assistant producer".
  • Ben Fowler's "additional mixer" ARs ought to read "mixing assistant".
  • Jennifer Keats' miscellaneous role ARs are for "Production Coordinator".
  • On the LP,
    • side a: tracks 1-3
    • side b: tracks 4-6
Annotation last modified on 2007-11-27 04:26 UTC.

Tracklist

12" Vinyl 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Different Trains: I. America - Before the War
Steve Reich 8:59
2 Different Trains: II. Europe - During the War
Steve Reich 7:31
3 Different Trains: III. After the War
Steve Reich 10:21
4 Electric Counterpoint: I. Fast
Steve Reich 6:51
5 Electric Counterpoint: II. Slow
Steve Reich 3:22
6 Electric Counterpoint: III. Fast
Steve Reich 4:31

Credits

12" Vinyl 1

violin:
David Harrington (US violinist, member of Kronos Quartet) (track 3)
John Sherba (track 3)
David Harrington (US violinist, member of Kronos Quartet) (1988-08-31 – 1988-09-09) (tracks 1–2)
John Sherba (1988-08-31 – 1988-09-09) (tracks 1–2)
cello:
Joan Jeanrenaud (track 3)
Joan Jeanrenaud (1988-08-31 – 1988-09-09) (tracks 1–2)
viola:
Hank Dutt (track 3)
Hank Dutt (1988-08-31 – 1988-09-09) (tracks 1–2)
guitar:
Pat Metheny (track 6)
Pat Metheny (1987-09-26 – 1987-10-01) (tracks 4–5)
assistant engineer:
Michael Ahearn (tracks 1–3)
Gary Solomon (tracks 4–6)
assistant mixer:
Ben Fowler (tracks 1–3)
assistant producer:
David Oakes (tracks 4–6)
composer:
Steve Reich (1987) (tracks 4–6)
Steve Reich (1988) (tracks 1–3)
engineer:
Les Brockman (tracks 1–3)
Rob Eaton (tracks 4–6)
executive producer:
Robert Hurwitz (tracks 1–6)
miscellaneous support:
Jennifer Keats (tracks 1–6)
mixer:
Rob Eaton (tracks 1–3)
producer:
Judith Sherman (tracks 1–6)
phonographic copyright by:
Elektra/Asylum/Nonesuch Records (not for release label use! a division of Warner Communications Inc.) (1989 –) (tracks 1–6)
recorded at:
The Power Station in Manhattan, New York, New York, United States (1987-09-26 – 1987-10-01) (tracks 4–6)
Russian Hill Recording in San Francisco, California, United States (1988-08-31 – 1988-09-09) (tracks 1–3)
later releases:
remixes:
sampled by:
later versions:
part of:
Different Trains (tracks 1–3)
Electric Counterpoint (tracks 4–6)
recording of:
Electric Counterpoint: I. Fast (1987-09-26 – 1987-10-01) (track 4)
Electric Counterpoint: II. Slow (1987-09-26 – 1987-10-01) (track 5)
Different Trains: I. America - Before the War (1988-08-31 – 1988-09-09) (track 1)
Different Trains: II. Europe - During the War (1988-08-31 – 1988-09-09) (track 2)

Release

art direction: Frank Olinsky
design/illustration: Frank Olinsky
liner notes: Steve Reich
photography: Karl Steinbrenner
Discogs: https://www.discogs.com/release/2772852 [info]