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      Composer Spotlight: Terry Riley at 80

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      Terry Riley

      One of the key pioneers in the incredibly influential minimalist movement, Terry Riley is a restless artist who has constantly sought to reinvent himself over his long career.  We’ll start with the landmark piece In C and work our way through the numerous highlights of his musical output.

      Terry Riley: Emily and Alice fr. The Cusp of Magic (excerpt)
      Kronos Quartet; Wu Man, pipa
      Nonesuch 360508
      1:15

      Riley: Music for The Gift (excerpt)
      Chet Baker Quartet
      Cortical
      1:59

      Riley: In C (excerpt)
      Member of the CCPA at the State University of New York and Buffalo/Riley
      Sony/Columbia 45368
      4:20

      Riley: In C (excerpt)
      Ensemble/Riley (In C 25th anniversary concert
      New Albion 22551-0071
      1:21

      Riley: A Rainbow in Curved Air (except)
      Terry Riley, organ
      CBS 7351
      4:46

      Raga Shuddh Sarang (excerpt)
      Pandit Pran Nath, voice
      2:47

      Riley: Anthem of the Trinity fr. Shri Camel
      Terry Riley, org.
      CBS 35164
      9:26

      Riley: Salome Dances for Peace (excerpts)
      Kronos Quartet
      Nonesuch 79217
      8:39

      Riley: Requiem for Adam, III (excerpt)
      Kronos Quartet
      Nonesuch 548925
      6:31

      Riley: Havana Man (excerpt)
      Riley, p.
      New Albion – Lisbon Concert
      1:12

      Terry Riley's groundbreaking and highly influential work, In C.

      Terry Riley’s groundbreaking and highly influential work, In C.

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      2 Responses to “Composer Spotlight: Terry Riley at 80”

      1. RE Carlberg says:

        Do you have a playlist for the Terry Riley program. I listened while driving and could not take notes.

        Thank you

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