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Terry Riley

A Rainbow in Curved Air (18:46)

A Rainbow In Curved Air inspired Pete Townshend's synthesizer parts on The Who's Won't Get Fooled Again" and Baba O'Riley on their album Who's Next. The latter named in tribute to Riley as well as to Meher Baba.

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  • a journey through an universe of unnamed colors
  • very inspiring, hippy yet brainy
  • Always reminds me of the Hitch-Hikers' Guide to the Galaxy, where I first heard it. "Space is big. Really Big. You may think it's a long way down the road to the chemist, but that's just peanuts to space. Listen..."
  • Really visionary piece. Or should I say: "Riley's visionary piece"?
  • So, so brilliant
  • http://youtu.be/aGnjgpFafpU
  • I can't believe such a pure piece of electronic music was created in 1968.
  • Wow, what a trip...wish I was on something to hear this!
  • making love to a bag of skittles [2] pretty much describes this song
  • I am in love with this man!This was interesting all the way through

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