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July 31 @ 7:00 pmFREE
Sumanth Gopinath will be giving a talk at Moon Palace Books (3032 Minnehaha Ave, Minneapolis, 55406) at 7pm–8pm on Wed., July 31, on a newly released book called Rethinking Reich (Oxford University Press, 2019), coedited with Pwyll ap Siôn. The book is the first published edited volume on the music of Steve Reich and draws on newly available archival materials at the Paul Sacher Foundation in Basel, Switzerland. After the talk, the author will also be signing copies of the book for those interested in buying it. A Facebook event invite is available here. A short Q&A about the book that might give prospective readers and attendees a sense of the book and the talk, is available here.
Sumanth Gopinath is Associate Professor of Music Theory at the School of Music, University of Minnesota. He is the author of The Ringtone Dialectic: Economy and Cultural Form (MIT Press, 2013) and coeditor ofThe Oxford Handbook of Mobile Music Studies, vols. 1 and 2 (Oxford University Press, 2014) and Rethinking Reich (Oxford UP, 2019). He is also the bandleader of the independent Americana band, The Gated Community.