A solo piano recording captured live in 1995, this gorgeous set of piano improvisations reflects minimalist composer Terry Riley's lifelong study of Indian music. Lisbon Concert is an outstanding recording which captures Terry Riley at an inspired peak. Performances of such spontaneous and beautiful music are scarce and even less-frequently performed by the composer himself at such a late stage in an extraordinary career. To sound so inspired and inventive some 40 years after defining minimalist music is quite a feat. Coming from such a consistently brilliant composer, who would expect less?
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AllMusic Review by Skip Jansen