Phase-Shifting

This technique, of two identical phrases played at the same time but at slightly different tempos so as to go out of phase with each other, was most characteristic of [Steve] Reich’s works of the 1960s and early 1970s: Piano Phase, Come Out, It’s Gonna Rain, and Drumming.

Gann, K., 2001. Minimal Music, Maximal Impact, NewMusicBox.

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