• Terry Riley
  • Cadenza on the Night Plain (1983)

  • Associated Music Publishers Inc (World)
  • 2vn, va, vc
  • 37 min

Programme Note

This epic quartet features cadenzas for each player that are subsequently elaborated on by the ensemble. This work was written as a tribute honoring Native American culture.

   1. Cadenza on the Night Plain
   2. Where Was Wisdom When We Went West?
   3. March of the Old Timers Reefer Division
   4. Tuning to Rolling Thunder
   5. The Night Cry of Black Buffalo Woman
   6. Gathering of the Spiral Clan