The album consists of two works composed by Steve Reich, Double Sextet and 2×5. Double Sextet, which won the 2009 Pulitzer Prize for Music, is written for two identical sextets of flute, clarinet, vibraphone, piano, violin and cello. It has been recently quoted as being "among the finest pieces of our time" by The Philadelphia Inquirer. The piece lasts roughly 22 minutes.
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|Released||September 14, 2010|
|Genre||20th Century Classical|
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2×5 is for two identical quintets consisting of 2 electric guitars, bass guitar, piano and drum set. It is described as a "rock and roll piece", lasting around 20 minutes.