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ID: 500352496
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/ulan/500352496

 

Record Type: Person
Riley, Terry (American musician and composer, born 1935)

Note: Performing musician and composer initially known for his composition "In C," In which he specifies 53 phrases, but lets the musician decide the duration of repetition, allowing for improvisation within the composition. He later experimented with audiotape technology to create what he called a "time lag accumulator" that allowed him to create cascading delays and repetition as he played. He has been a key and influential figure for a variety of avant-garde and pop music since the mid-1960s.

Names:
Riley, Terry (preferred,U,index,LC)
Terry Riley (U,display)

Nationalities:
American (preferred)

Roles:
artist (preferred)
composer (music)
musician

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  Colfax (Placer county, California, United States) (inhabited place)

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
collaborated with ....  McClure, Michael  
................................  (American poet, born 1932) [500352754]
colleague of ....  Oliveros, Pauline  
......................  (American composer, 1932-2016) [500334564]
member of ....  Theatre of Eternal Music  
................  (American musical ensemble, active from the 1960s) [500372407]

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Non-Artists
 ........  Riley, Terry (I,U)

Biographies:
(American musician and composer, born 1935) ..... [VP Preferred]
(artist) ..... [GRI Special Collections]
(artist, active 20th century) ..... [GRISC]
(American artist, born 1935) ..... [MoMA]

Additional Names:

Sources and Contributors:
Riley, Terry ........ [GRISC Preferred, MoMA Preferred, VP]
..........................  Artists, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) New York (2000-)
..........................  GRI Special Collections Finding Aids databases (1980-) 890164
..........................  Guardian Unlimited [online] (2001-) A guide to Terry Riley's music
..........................  Harald Szeemann papers, Finding Aid, GRI Special Collections (2011-)
..........................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-) n 85091216
Terry Riley ........ [GRISC, MoMA, VP]
........................  Artists, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) New York (2000-)
........................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
........................  Harald Szeemann papers, Finding Aid, GRI Special Collections (2011-)

Subject: ........ [GRISC, MoMA, VP]
....................  GRI Special Collections Finding Aids databases (1980-)
....................  Harald Szeemann papers, Finding Aid, GRI Special Collections (2011-)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... Guardian Unlimited [online] (2001-) "A Guide to Terry Riley's Music;" accessed 28 July 2015
.......... National Public Radio [online] (2015-) 'The Most Beautiful Offerings': Terry Riley At 80
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