Writings about Music

New York: New York University Press / Halifax: The Press of Nova Scotia College of Art and Design, 1974. First Edition. First issue, with no additional note by Reich at the Introduction page, in the rare dust jacket. INSCRIBED by Reich in 1976 on the front pastedown: "For Denis Murphy / from Steve Reich 4/25/76." An extremely uncommon signature, and the scarcest variant of this title, The composer's only published book.

Very Good plus in a like dust jacket, with a dampstain along the fore-edge of the front board (and the corresponding portion of the front flap fold). Jacket is lightly worn, with rubbing and a few closed tears). A very presentable copy overall.


[Book #104850]

Price: $1,250.00