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Rock Guitarists Go Symphonic On New Disc / Texas Public Radio feature

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Rock and classical have been mixing together like peanut butter and chocolate since the 1960s. On one side, there were groups like Electric Light Orchestra, ELP, Gryphon, and Yes exploring adding symphonic elements to rock music, and on the other, composers such as Terry Riley, Philip Glass, and Ennio Morricone, and George Crumb borrowed the amplified sounds of rock in works such as "Black Angels" (Crumb), "A Rainbow In Curved Air" (Riley), or pretty much the entire output of Glass' work in the 1970s. READ THE FULL Texas Public Radio ARTICLE.