'… an energetic, readable, cogently argued tome, cram-packed with info … Four Musical Minimalists is impeccably researched, written with enthusiasm but without evangelical defensiveness.' Gramophone
'… a massive achievement, and an absolutely essential resource for anyone interested in the history of minimalism.' Wire
'… an indispensable and meticulous survey.' Musical Times
This book offers the most detailed account so far of the early works of Young, Riley, Reich and Glass, putting extensive discussion of the music into a biographical perspective.