Episode #2789

Variations with Pulsing Strings

« previous episode | next episode »

Wednesday, June 03, 2009

The Daniel Variations by Steve Reich brings together the biblical Book of Daniel and is a kind of memorial to the slain journalist Daniel Pearl. Nonesuch has recently released this work along with Reich's Variations for Vibes, Pianos and Strings. We'll hear the some of these Variations, and a larger work by John Adams on this edition of New Sounds.

PROGRAM #2789, Reich and Adams (First aired on Monday, 4-14-08)





Steve Reich

Daniel Variations

Variations for Vibes, Pianos, and Strings [22:00]

Nonesuch #406780**

John Adams


Shaker Loops [24:30]

Nonesuch #79453; 10 CD set Or purchase from

Steve Reich

Daniel Variations

Daniel Variations [4:00]

See above.

News, weather, Radiolab, Brian Lehrer and more.
Get the best of WNYC in your inbox, every morning.

Leave a Comment

Register for your own account so you can vote on comments, save your favorites, and more. Learn more.
Please stay on topic, be civil, and be brief.
Email addresses are never displayed, but they are required to confirm your comments. Names are displayed with all comments. We reserve the right to edit any comments posted on this site. Please read the Comment Guidelines before posting. By leaving a comment, you agree to New York Public Radio's Privacy Policy and Terms Of Use.