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Christopher O’Riley: Hold Me to This: Chrisptopher O’Riley Plays Radiohead (sampler)

The music of Radiohead intrigues classical pianist Christopher O’Riley so much that he has recorded two albums of solo piano interpretations of the band’s famously complex oeuvre. The first, True Love Waits: O’Riley Plays Radiohead, came out in 2003; he continues his exploration of their recordings on Hold Me to This: Christopher O’Riley Plays Radiohead (World Village). As he strips down the songs for solo piano, O’Riley reveals new ways of rendering their textures, rhythms and harmonies without the use of additional instruments.

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