Digitally remastered edition of this 1969 Ambient/Experimental work from composer Terry Riley. One of the great modern musical works, Riley composed this influential piece utilizing tape loop recording in 1967, performing every instrument himself. a pioneer of modern music, Riley's all night performances of his work were ground breaking experimental events and influenced composers such as Philip Glass. a Rainbow in Curved Air brought Riley to a wider Rock audience. The British band Curved Air took their name from this work and Pete Townshend of the Who was inspired by Riley's music to create the seminal songs "Baba O'Riley" and "Won't Get Fooled Again". Esoteric.