In C - Riley
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The best American classical music
20. In C - Riley
Not a 'Symphony in C' or a 'Concerto in C'. No, this is just 'In C', plain and simple. The music starts (unsurprisingly!) with the note C, played over and over again in a steady rhythm, until other notes are gradually introduced. Not only does it sound pretty impressive for a piece with only a few notes in it, but it broke the mould as one of the first Minimalist pieces ever composed.