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Terry Riley

Terry Riley
Born: Jun 24, 1935 in Colfax, CA
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Genre: Classical, Jazz, Other, World
Biography: Minimalist pioneer Terry Riley was among the most revolutionary composers of the postwar era; famed for his introduction of repetition into Western music motifs, he also masterminded early experiments in tape loops and delay systems which left an indelible mark on the experimental music produced in his ...Read full biography
A Rainbow in Curved Air
Released: 1967
Label: Sony Music Distribution
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After several graph compositions and early pattern pieces with jazz ensembles in the late '50s and early '60s (see "Concert for Two Pianists and Tape Recorders" and "Ear Piece" in La Monte Young's book ...Read full review
Riley: In C; De Fanti: Djembé
Released: 1998
Label: Materiali Sonori
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Terry Riley's In C is not only a seminal work of minimalism, its influence has enormous range -- from progressive rock ensembles such as Can and Tangerine Dream to soundtrack composers through younger ...Read full review
More Terry Riley albums: Main Albums (30), Compilations (1)