COME OUT BY STEVE REICH CHOREGRAPHY BY ANNE TERESA DE KEERSMAEKER

Come Out is a 1966 piece by American composer Steve Reich. He was asked to write this piece to be performed at a benefit for the retrial of the Harlem Six, six black youths arrested for committing a murder during the Harlem Riot of 1964 for which only one of the six was responsible. Truman Nelson, a civil rights activist and the person who had asked Reich to compose the piece, gave him a collection of tapes with recorded voices to use as source material.
In 1981 Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker adapted a choreography on it, exploring the relationship between music and dance.
One of the most important piece of the late 20th century.
I felt watching it again this morning.

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