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PICTURES AT AN EXHIBITION

Emerson Lake & Palmer

 

Symphonic Prog

3.84 | 691 ratings

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toroddfuglesteg
4 stars This is Symponic prog taken to it's extreme. It is music taken to it's extreme. Even most of classical music is not this extreme.

Emerson, Lake & Palmer was a super-group which evolved from The Nice and ended up as a headcase. And frankly; being a headcase is the pre-requisite to like this album. You need to be a headcase to release a live album as this in the height of your popularity. This live album consist of some great music in the black hole between classical music, jazz and rock. A thirty-seven minutes long orgy of narcissism and megolmania. .........And that's why I love it !!!! I think both this album and ELP is great. Emerson, Lake & Palmer do progressive rock down my alley. Intense difficult music to grasp and almost out of my league, but still very rewarding. Their reworking of the piano piece by Mussorsky and their experimentation (and occasional fights) with moog is down my alley. The result is highly rewarding. It is strangely enough a very funky album too. I have been known to shake my head and my fists to this album (NURSE ! NURSE !!!!!!!!!).

I think it is a great album and one of the essential ELP albums.

4 stars.

toroddfuglesteg | 4/5 |

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