Reich: Different Trains, Triple Quartet & Duet

Signum Classics are proud to release the Smith Quartet's debut disc on Signum Records—Different Trains. The disc contains three of Steve Reich's most inspiring works: Triple Quartet for three string quartets, Reich’s personal dedication to the late Yehudi Menuhin, Duet, and the haunting Different Trains for string quartet and electronic tape.

SIGCD064  46 minutes 55 seconds
'Written for the Kronos Quartet in 1988, 'Different Trains' is an iconic experiment in applying speech rhythms to music. In three succinct movements, it contrasts the cross-continent trains of Reich's ...
'This five-star Signum issue, released on September 5, conveys the emotional power or Reich's uncompromising writing' (Music Week)