Music for 18 MusiciansMusic for 18 Musicians
Seminal work of musical minimalism
composed by Steve Reich
and released by ECM Recordings in 1974.
Music for 18 Musicians was written for a cello, violin, two clarinets, four pianos, three marimbas, two xylophones, a metallophone and four women's voices.
See also Music for a Large Ensemble, Tehillim, Octet, Music for Mallet Instruments, Voices and Organ, Piano Phase, The Desert Music.