• Terry Riley
  • The Piano Works

  • Associated Music Publishers Inc (World)
  • piano

Programme Note

In an extensive — and at times humourous and eloquent — foreword, the composer tells the story of his journey from humble piano lessons to masterpieces and an unfathomable influence. A selection of facsimiles of Riley's handwritten scores is included.

The pianist Sarah Cahill provides introductory performance notes for each piece.

• Be kind to one another (Rag)
• The heaven ladder book 7
    Misha's bear dance
    Venus in 94
    Ragtempus fugatis
    Fandango on the heaven ladder
    Simone's lullaby
• Keyboard study no. 1
• Keyboard study no. 2
• Two pieces for piano
• The philosopher's hand
• The walrus in memoriam