Musicians Corner

Posted Wednesday, August 20, 2014 - 9:54am by Gabriel Riccio

An in-depth analysis of King Crimson's 1981 song "Discipline".

Category: Musicians Corner

Tags: King Crimson, Discipline, Analysis, Robert Fripp, Adrian Belew, Tony Levin, Bill Bruford, Trey Gunn, Score, sheet music, transcription
Posted Thursday, May 1, 2014 - 3:54pm by Gabriel Riccio

Now that I’ve shown how classical quotations and concepts can be used in progressive rock, I’d like to share how I used these things on my debut album, Interior City by The Gabriel Construct.

Category: Musicians Corner

Tags: The Gabriel Construct, Interior City, Gabriel Riccio, Olivier Messiaen, George Crumb, 20th century classical music
Posted Friday, March 14, 2014 - 4:28pm by Gabriel Riccio


Category: Musicians Corner

Tags: King Crimson, Olivier Messiaen, Igor Stravinsky, meshuggah, Claude Debussy, Symmetrical Scales, Whole Tone, Octatonic
Posted Friday, March 14, 2014 - 3:45pm by Gabriel Riccio
Larks Tongues in Aspic

WARNING: To understand my analysis of this music, you will need to understand the properties of symmetrical scales. If you are unfamiliar with symmetrical scales, read the article I wrote about them before proceeding.

Category: Musicians Corner

Tags: King Crimson, Larks Tongues in Apsic, Robert Fripp, Bill Bruford, John Wetton, David Cross, Jamie Muir, Adrian Belew, Trey Gunn, Tony Levin, Pat Mastelotto, Three of a Perfect Pair, The ConstruKction of Light, Igor Stravinsky, Bela Bartok
Posted Saturday, March 8, 2014 - 9:16am by Gabriel Riccio

Robert Fripp


Category: Musicians Corner

Tags: King Crimson, Gustav Holst, Emerson Lake & Palmer, Leos Janacek, Bela Bartok, JS Bach, Modest Mussorgsky, Alberto Ginastera, Yes, Rick Wakeman, Johannes Brahms, Igor Stravinsky, Stick Men, Tony Levin, Pat Mastelotto, The Bad Plus, Oceansize, Maurice Ravel, progressive rock, classical, Muse, George Rochberg, Sergei Rachmaninov, Panta Rhei, Sergei Prokofiev, Joaquín Rodrigo