WEDNESDAY 24TH APRIL 2019
Over 18 Only
General Admission Standing
We are presenting a full-length program of Terry's music: intricate and often improvisational structures containing
elements of minimalism, jazz, ragtime, and North Indian raga, the combination of which have defined Terry's diverse and prolific
California Composer Terry Riley launched what is now known as the Minimalist movement with his revolutionary classic IN C in 1964. This seminal work Provided a new concept in musical form based on interlocking repetitive patterns. It's impact was to change the course of 20th Century music and it's influence has been heard in the works of prominent composers such as Steve Reich, Philip Glass and John Adams and in the music of Rock Groups such as The Who, The Soft Machine, Tangerine Dream, Curved Air and many others. Terry's hypnotic, multi-layered, polymetric, brightly orchestrated eastern flavored improvisations and compositions set the stage for the prevailing interest in a new tonality.
Terry Riley and Gyan Riley Live at Grass Valley, CA