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In Performance: Clapping Music by Steve Reich

Clapping Music by Steve Reich
Performed by London Sinfonietta percussionists David Hockings and Toby Kearney.

This video was filmed as part of the Steve Reich's Clapping Music App project: “In 1972 I composed a piece called Clapping Music and all it needs is your two hands. This app is very helpful: it will teach you to play the piece and it will prepare you to perform it live. It’s a bit of a challenge but an interesting one, and you can download it for nothing.” Steve Reich

Steve Reich’s Clapping Music App is a new game designed to enhance the excitement of learning to play music.

Developed by the London Sinfonietta, Touchpress and Queen Mary University of London, and supported by the Digital R&D Fund for the Arts, it is a universal iOS app for iPad and iPhone.

Published: 10 Jan 2020