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Steve Reich: Quiz


Question 1:
Which of the following titles did Steve Reich have?
Pat Mills
Pat Eastwood
Pat Olliffe
Pat Metheny "Electric Counterpoint III Fast"

Question 2:
What format does Steve Reich follow?

Question 3: For a year following graduation, Reich studied composition privately with Hall Overton before he enrolled at Juilliard to work with William Bergsma and ________ (1958–1961).
Paul HindemithIgor StravinskyConcertoVincent Persichetti

Question 4: Tehillim (1981), Hebrew for ________, is the first of Reich's works to draw explicitly on his Jewish background.
Psalm 151EpistlePsalmsPsalms 152–155

Question 5: Reich was influenced by fellow minimalist ________, whose work In C combines simple musical patterns, offset in time, to create a slowly shifting, cohesive whole.
Pete TownshendTerry RileySteve ReichMinimalist music

Question 6: (French) A biography of Steve Reich, from ________'s website.
SerialismElectroacoustic musicIRCAMKarlheinz Stockhausen

Question 7: On April 20, 2009, Reich was awarded the 2009 ________ for his Double Sextet.
Pulitzer Prize Special Citations and AwardsPulitzer Prize for Biography or AutobiographyPulitzer Prize for DramaPulitzer Prize for Music

Question 8: The Watermelons soundtrack used two old ________ minstrel tunes as its basis, and used repeated phrasing together in a large five-part canon.
KentuckyUnited StatesStephen FosterPittsburgh

Question 9: The Desert Music for chorus and orchestra or voices and ensemble (1984, text by ________)
Robert FrostStephen SpenderWilliam Carlos WilliamsConrad Aiken

Question 10: Reich studied drums with Roland Kohloff in order to play ________.
DixielandBluesAmerican popular musicJazz

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