WTC 9/11 is a composition by Steve Reich for string quartet written in – which premiered on Ma at Duke University. The piece was written. The relationship between Steve Reich and Kronos Quartet spans more than 20 years. This is the third quartet the composer has written for Kronos; all three have. Nonesuch releases Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Steve Reich's WTC 9/11 on September 6, The album marks the 10th anniversary of the terrorist attacks. Steve Reich's memorial to September 11, which takes a form similar to 's Different Trains, another project he committed to tape with. In the Kronos Quartet asked me for a piece using pre-recorded voices. My first idea was to elongate the speaker's final vowels or consonants. Discover releases, reviews, credits, songs, and more about Steve Reich – Kronos Quartet - WTC 9/11 at Discogs. Complete your Steve Reich – Kronos Quartet. Listen to Steve Reich: Wtc 9/11 I. 9/11 by Kronos Quartet & Steve Reich, Shazams, featuring on '10s Classical Essentials Apple Music playlist. For WTC 9/11, Reich's musical companions are longtime colleagues, the members of the Kronos Quartet, who commissioned this piece as well as. Reich's found-sound compositions took on a whole new purpose when he composed WTC 9/11, a piece in response to the 9/11 terrorist attacks. The relationship between Steve Reich and Kronos Quartet spans more than 20 years. This is the third quartet the composer has written for.