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Africa Express Releases 5-Minute Video Edit Of 'Terry Riley's In C Mali'

Africa Express shares a short video for their 'Terry Riley's In C Mali' project.


A few weeks after providing a five-minute excerpt of Terry Riley’s In C Mali, the first African version of minimalist composer Terry Riley's 1964 masterpiece In C, Africa Express now shares its warm visual accompaniment. Directed by Roland Hamilton, the video tours through wide, tree-lined Malian streets while diving into radiant performance & discussion footage of conductor André de Ridder and his players (Damon AlbarnAdama Koita, and Bijou, amongst them). An entire concert of Terry Riley’s In C Mali, as well as de Ridder's conception of the project, can be found in the film Tate Modern and Africa Express present…Terry Riley’s In C MaliCheck out the video for Terry Riley’s In C Mali below. Terry Riley’s In C Mali is out now on digital platforms, and will be released on CD and limited edition vinyl on January 26 via Transgressive Records.

 

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