Terry Riley (1935)

Havana Man (1966 -1990)

for piano

  • General information
    • Composition date: 1966 - 1990
    • Duration: 7 mn
    • Publisher: Associated Music Publishers
Detailed formation
  • piano

Premiere information

  • Date: 16 July 1995

    Portugal, Lisbonne, Festival Dos Capuchos

Program note

Havana Man dates from the late 1980s although some of the themes I composed as early as 1966 in Sweden. It is intentionally Latin in temperament and contains many themes, which are sometimes reordered in sequence according to spontaneous choices that are made during performance.

— Terry Riley