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What is the story behind Stagger Lee? Why would astronauts need a DJ? Join Mark and John as they explore everything from the president's record collection to the future of digital music in Stuff From The B-Side, a podcast from HowStuffWorks.com.

What was the first minimalist masterpiece?

May 12th, 2009

Episode 38 of 99 episodes

Minimalist music is associated with artists and composers such as Philip Glass, John Adams and Steve Reich. Tune in and learn how this spare, striking musical genre arose in the 1960s with this podcast from HowStuffWorks.com.