WTC 9/11 “a truly profound work” (Gramophone)

29 November 2011

Gramophone Magazine has hailed Steve Reich’s WTC 9/11 as a “truly profound work” and one of their discs of the year in their Critics’ Choice edition for 2011.

Amongst other numerous 4-star reviews in the national press, BBC Music Magazine also says that Reich is in “outstanding form: his skilful selection and manipulation of sound resources has created an emotionally raw evocation of the shock, terror and sheer incredulity of that day”.

Listen to an extract from the first movement.

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