The 1st work for three alto flutes, three flutes, three piccolos and one solo part all pre-recorded on tape, plus a live solo part ; the 2nd work originally for piccolo, flute, 2 violins, viola, violoncello, and 2 pianos, arr. for orchestra by Ransom Wilson ; the 3rd work for clarinet with tape of 10 overdubbed clarinets ; the 4th work for 4 electric organs and maracas ; the 5th work for 2 soprano saxophones and string ensemble ; the 6th work for string orchestra.
Previously released material.
Program notes by Martin Cotton in English with German and French translations (11 p.) inserted in container.
Ransom Wilson, clarinet [i.e., flutes, alto flutes and percussion] (1st work) ; Solisti New York, Ransom Wilson, flutes, alto flutes and percussion [i.e., conductor] (2nd work) ; Alan Damiens, clarinet, Franck Rossi, sound projection (3rd work) ; Michael Tilson Thomas, [Ralph Grierson, Roger Kellaway, Steve Reich, electric] organs (4th work) ; Tom Raney, maracas (4th work) ; London Chamber Orchestra, Christopher Warren-Green, conductor (5th-6th works).
Recorded 1982, Smothers Theatre, Pepperdine University, Malibu, Calif. (2nd work) ; July 17, 1996, IRCAM, Espace de Projection, Paris (3rd work) ; 1973 (4th work) ; March 1990, All Saints Church, Petersham (5th-6th works).
Vermont Counterpoint (8:43) ; Eight lines (18:11) ; New York counterpoint (11:09) ; Four organs (24:12) / Steve Reich
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