Terry riley persian surgery dervishes 1972, gatefold. Koln february 23, 1975 full album descending moonshine dervishes. Terry riley persian surgery dervishes performance 02 part 1. Jun 14, 2017 terry riley persian surgery dervishes. Persian surgery dervishes, an album by terry riley. It lacks the polish of a rainbow in curved air and shri camel, but maintains a similar style. Related to terry riley songs for the ten voices of the two prophets. I havent yet read the article, but, as ive been listening to terry riley more frequently and intently these days persian surgery dervishes and the back half of a rainbow in curved air being favorites, his work strikes me as foundational for much of modern music. Persian surgery dervishes is terry riley at his best. Of all the catalogs of recording in the history of avantgarde and experimental music, few rise to the legendary status of shandar. Persian surgery dervishes by terry riley on amazon music.
For this album, i use the repetition of minimalism as a point of departure. Terry riley persian surgery dervishes full album terry riley don cherry. Around the same time, while on staff at mills, he befriended david harrington of kronos quartet. Terry riley persian surgery dervishes full album youtube. Night swans the ambient music of ancient machines the eighteenth album from. This classic minimal music album is now available again on vinyl for the first time since the 70s. One of the most transfixing solo piano recordings, riley s inspiration for this work came from a legendary harp left behind in the new world in 1579, on the shores of nova albion, which is now called san francisco bay. At the start of that decade riley became a dedicated student of the great hindustani singer pandit pran nath. In terms of classical music, its a touchstone of the minimalist movement that steve reich and philip glass would devote their careers to. Terry riley is back in berlin with his son gyan for a very special residency of 2 nights at berghain for a rare performance of 2 most iconic works of the legendary minimalist, a rainbow in curved air and persian surgery dervishes on synthesizers and guitar. Faithful interpretation of an already written piece was a deviation from the true purpose of making. The second and equallyoutstanding recording is a selection from minimalist composer, terry riley s catalog. Persian surgery dervishes by terry riley on spotify.
Also the audio from a documentary about skiing in iran in the 1970s. Terry riley s important the harp of new albion is one of my favorite piano works employing just intonation. In the early 70s he felt scores were holding back his quest for transcendence through sound and chose to improvise. Terry riley persian surgery dervishes performance 02 part. Persian surgery dervishes is a music live recording by terry riley prog relatedprogressive rock released in 1972 on cd, lp vinyl andor cassette. Similar matrix but different barcode than this version.
Terry riley, all alone with his keyboards and feedback, improvises on a basic structure strongly influenced by the emotion and relationship developed with the audience. Although familiar with californian composer terry riley, it was the release of the first african version of his minimalist classic in c in 2015 by africa express recorded in bamako, mali, that led me on a voyage of discovery and a broadening of my minimalist horizons. Ancient machines by forrest fang, released 02 december 2019 1. Brainwashed terry riley, persian surgery dervishes. During the early 80s, notes fang, i was fascinated with the trancelike effect of pieces like philip glass einstein on the beach and terry riley s improvisational persian surgery dervishes. Persian surgery dervishes terry riley on allmusic 1993 a welcome reissue on two cds of riley s 1970s. By the early 70s riley had come to feel that scores were. Terry riley persian surgery dervishes performance 02. Persian surgery dervishes excerpt persian surgery dervishes.
Descending moonshine dervishes is a much more challenging listen than persian surgery dervishes, if for no reason other than the tunings riley uses on the electric organ. Its comprised of two live concerts of solo electric organ, the first from 72 and the second from 71. The two very different performances of the same composition persian surgery dervishes are meant to show the. Persian surgery dervishes is a significant part of that picture, a mesmerising record of a vital stage in riley s ongoing quest for connection with the universal mind and the sublime music that flows ceaselessly from it. Throughout the 70s, he also taught composition and north indian raga at mills college in oakland, california a pair of early70s live performances one in l. Persian surgery dervishes is a music live recording by terry riley. For lack of more precise terms, i would say that the tuning gives the music a raga or indian feel. Terry riley persian surgery dervishes releases discogs. Persian surgery dervishes is an unknown masterpiece. Six pillars to persia on resonancefm terry riley and. Terry riley is one of americas greatest innovators in minimalism, the author of fundamental and venerated works such as a rainbow in curved air 1969 and persian surgery dervishes 1972, plus, of course, in c 1968.
All albums by the composer terry riley available to download and stream in high quality. In 2004 spv rereleased the album with one bonus track. By the early 70s riley had come to feel that scores were a distraction. Download free terry riley persian surgery dervishes mp3. Aug 08, 2012 terry riley persian surgery dervishes 2x lp 1972, shandar this is one of my favourite works by riley. Terry riley persian surgery dervishes mp3 album download.
Persian surgery dervishes by terry riley on apple music. Buy mp3 music online terry riley persian surgery dervishes. Riley, terry, terry riley persian surgery dervishes. Californian composer terry rileys in c, first issued on vinyl in. He suggests a group of about 35 is desired if possible but smaller or larger groups will work. One of my personal favorites of his live recordings is persian surgery dervishes. At the start of that decade, riley became a dedicated student of the great hindustani singer pandit pran. Rosenstolz gib mir sonne crystal bird tonight, tonight tunnel hard luck and trouble fantasy girl let me down easy. A classic of american minimalism available on vinyl for the first time since the 1970s. Persian surgery dervishes the innerspace connection. Terry riley persian surgery dervishes performance 02 part 1 by. I would argue that persian surgery dervishes is equally as essential.
I have said before that to really understand an artist, hearing them live is completely necessary. Terry riley songs for the ten voices of the two prophets. Terry riley, persian surgery dervishes sunday, 03 december 2017 00. In c is a musical piece composed by terry riley in 1964 for an indefinite number of performers. Terry rileys body of work is something to behold, nearly every effort by the man has resulted in something astonishing and inventive. Jul 09, 2015 todays psychedelic excursion is brought to you by terry riley and his experimental minimalist masterpiece persian surgery dervishes 1972, shanti comprised just of organ and tape loops, this droning, repetitive sonic journey will definitely take you to higher states of mind listen below and if you ever see this album in person, grab it. If im remembering correctly, steve reich was in the ensemble for an early. When i spied the intensely blue cover of persian surgery dervishes at dobells, a fine london record store, i was thinking of howard riley, the. Terry riley persian surgery dervishes aguirre released. Last month i tributed the 100th bday of lou harrison, one of the first western musicians to merge cultural material from nonwestern sources with the familiar. Listen to your favorite songs from persian surgery dervishes by terry riley now. I already have a rainbow in curved air, the church of anthrax with john cale, the ten voices of the two prophets, and know very well that i need his mostcelebrated work in c.
Stream adfree with amazon music unlimited on mobile, desktop, and tablet. Buy persian surgery dervishes by terry riley on bleep. Aguirre is an online mailorder and record label selling vinyl, cds in different styles. Terry riley persian surgery dervishes 2xlp aguirre records. Agape agape love love is the fourteenth album by popol vuh. Terry riley persian surgery dervishes mp3 album rar archive 1253 downloads at 24 mbs. A rainbow in curved airwaves welcome to the weekend and the latest birthday bash, this time concerning one of my favorite musicians of any stripe. In these troubled times more people need to hear this. Six pillars to persia on resonancefm terry riley and skiing. This is intensive, energetic, hypnotic, tranceinducing sound for strange people. Persian surgery dervishes, an album by terry riley on spotify. Persian surgery dervishes is also one of the milestones of the psychedelic era of the seventies as it was the source of inspiration, together with a rainbow in curved air, of many of the pop groups of the german and english scene such as popul vuh, amon duul ii and curved air. Free download terry riley songs for the ten voices of the two prophets embroidery,eastern man,chorale of the blessed day flac album.923 1043 1468 744 1217 925 333 1296 419 1350 1075 715 77 175 1102 855 212 262 51 1089 1469 1424 1461 1333 438 1303 1071 1036 475 776 1389 808 193 235 1212 200 710 264 26 1294 1158