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Steve Reich / The Smith Quartet - Different Trains Mp3

  • Performer: Steve Reich / The Smith Quartet
  • Album: Different Trains
  • Label: Signum Records
  • Catalog #: SIGCD064
  • MP3: 1053 mb | FLAC: 2856 mb
  • Released: 2005
  • Country: UK
  • Style: Contemporary
  • Rating: 4.9/5
  • Votes: 991
  • Category: Classical
Steve Reich / The Smith Quartet - Different Trains Mp3


2 Triple Quartet
3 -
4After The War10:25
6 Different Trains
9Europe - During The War7:29
10America - Before The War9:00


Diffrent Trains
for string quartet and electronic tape

Mvt 1 America - Before the War
"from Chicago to New York" (Virginia Mitchell)
"one of the fastest trains"
"the crack train from New York" (Lawrence Davis)
"from New York to Los Angeles"
"different trains every time" (Virginia Mitchell)
"from Chicago to New York"
"in 1939"
"1939" (Lawrence Davis)
"1941 I guess it must've been (Virginia Mitchell)

Mvt 2 Europe - During the War
"1940" (Rachella)
"on my birthday"
"The Germans walked in"
"walked into Holland"
"Germans invaded Hungary" (Paul)
"I was in second grade"
"I had a teacher"
"a very tall man, his hair was completely plastered smooth"
"He said: 'Black Cows invaded our country many years ago'"
"and he pointed right at me"
"No more school" (Rachel)
"You must go way"
"and she said 'Quick, go!'" (Rachella)
"and he said: 'Don't breathe!'"
"into those cattle wagons" (Rachella)
"four days and four nights"
"and the we went through these strange-sounding names"
"Polish names"
"Lots of cattle wagons there"
"They were loaded with people"
"They shaved us"
"They tatooed a number on our arm"
"Flames going up to the sky - it was smoking"

Mvt 3 After the War
"and the war was over" (Paul)
"Are you sure?" (Rachella)
"The war is over"
"going to America"
"to Los Angeles"
"to New York"
"from New York to Los Angeles" (Mr. Davis)
"one of the fastest trains" (Virginia)
"but today, they're all gone" (Mr. Davis)
"There was one girl, who had a beautiful voice" (Rachella)
"and they loved to listen to the singing, the Germans"
"and when she stopped singing they said, 'More, more' and they applauded"

Different Trains recorded between January and February 2005 at TCM Sudios, London
Triple Quartet & Duet recorded on June 4, 5, 6 & 7 2005 at Konk Studios, London