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Terry Riley (born June 24, 1935) is an American composer associated with the minimalist school.

Born in Colfax, California, United States, Riley studied at Shasta College, San Francisco State University, and the San Francisco Conservatory before earning an MA in composition at the University of California, Berkeley, studying with Seymour Shifrin and Robert Erickson. He was involved in the experimental San Francisco Tape Music Center working with Morton Subotnick, Steve Reich, Pauline Oliveros, and Ramon Sender. His most influential teacher… read more

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  • Avatar for fodaseessamerda
    good god
  • Avatar for gabystarlight
    Every piece he composed is just astonishing. [2]
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    g
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    @thomazbarbara lol pleb
  • Avatar for thomazbarbara
    the sound of the insane
  • Avatar for Petdak
    Persian Surgery Dervishes is incredible. Some of the most riveting minimalism I've heard
  • Avatar for Zoobremia
    Totally underrated ...
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    appy
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    Happy 80th!
  • Avatar for headey
    ! ! HAPPYY BIG BIRTHDAY ! ! a bit more info http://www.npr.org/sections/deceptivecadence/2015/06/19/415761487/the-most-beautiful-offerings-terry-riley-at-80

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