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Steve Reich Marimba Ringtone Phase

Steve Reich is a composer famous for his experimentation with musical looping and phasing. Check this out:

“Steve Reich is calling” Ringtone Phasing like Steve Reich with Apple’s Marimba Ringtone.

The above (by Seth Kranzler) is based on Steve Reich’s Piano Phase, a 1967 piece designed to be performed by two pianists playing the same piece of music at two slightly different speeds. Here’s classical percussionist David Cossin performing a version of the duet with piano and himself:

This will help you visualize what’s going on:

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