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Classical Notes: April 20, 2009 Archive

And the Pulitzer goes to...

Posted at 10:17 PM on April 20, 2009 by Gillian Martin

...composer Steve Reich, for his Double Sextet. "I'm very glad that this particular piece got it, because I do think it's one of the better pieces I've done in the past few years," he told NPR. Read more about him and the winning piece here.

Then Friday Tuesday on Performance Today, Fred Child talks with Mr. Reich about how he got the news, what it means to him to win, and all the composers he thinks the Pulitzers have unfairly passed over. You can hear PT every weekday morning at 11 on Classical MPR.