African musicians reinterpret Terry Riley

To celebrate the fiftieth anniversary of Terry Riley’s In C, a pioneering work in minimalist composition, Tate Modern, band Africa Express and The Space, London, have launched an interactive online film.

Terry Riley (image from www.lifem.org.uk)

Terry Riley (image from http://www.lifem.org.uk)

The film follows the African musicians brought together by Africa Express (featuring members Damon Albarn, Brian Eno and Nick Zinner) and led by classical composer Andre de Ridder.

An album, Africa Express presents Terry Riley’s In C Mali, has also been released by Transgressive Records this month. The original In C is also reissued and available.

Click here for Tate Modern and Africa Express presents Terry Riley in C.

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