a rainbow in curved air
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.