The Longest Cadence
Four Organs, the iconic piece of American composer Steve Reich, is based on the idea of the slow rise of a group of six notes, stretched over two octaves. This 15 minutes piece of music that Reich describes as "the longest cadence of a melodic or harmonic configuration that creates a sense of resolution, in the history of Western Music" is triggering imagination: is the process stretched in order not to reach the end, or to forget where it ever started?
The choreography is a simple process of time. The choreography evolves in to a slow motion, unraveling movements that the eye wouldn't see at a fast pace. The concept of 'The longest Cadence' is to dig out within the act of moving, flash moments, perhaps even uncontrolled, almost invisible moments of hands turned out: whether it’s to give, take or receive.
The piece is looking in an empirical way for a sense of sharing.