A gem from Steve Reich


Twitter really is a source of endless delight for me. World-famous composer (and Sibelius user) Steve Reich recently joined Twitter. Today, he posted the following tweet:

Clapping music score http://i29.tinypic.com/4kv5lu.jpg

Here’s a small version of the manuscript for that famous 1972 composition:

Courtesy: @SteveReich
Courtesy: @SteveReich

Follow @SteveReich for more updates from the great man.

Update 2004-04-30:

So it turns out, perhaps unsurprisingly, that @SteveReich is not in fact the real Steve Reich. Still, that really is Clapping Music, but I may well need to take it down if it was not posted by the man himself.

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