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terry riley

a rainbow in curved air



Released: 30th Jan 2012


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from 1969, this wonderful ambient & experimental work by composer terry riley remains a highly influential creation.

one of the great modern musical works, riley composed this influential piece utilising tape loop recording in 1967, performing every instrument himself. a pioneer of modern music, riley’s all night performances of his work were ground breaking experimental events & influenced composers such as philip glass. released as an album in 1969, it brought riley to a wider rock audience, winning fans such as curved air & pete townshend.

a rainbow in curved air