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Il Balletto di Bronzo

 

Rock Progressivo Italiano

4.21 | 394 ratings

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DamoXt7942
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5 stars My first impression for this product is...scattered but strict story.

IL BALLETTO DI BRONZO had got to be very famous and brilliant star of Italian progressive rock by this album. Regretfully I've not heard their first album Sirio 2222 and can't say more but if they would not release YS...

In any case, from the beginning the impression is very hard and strong. Very calm but eccentric scat singing is spread out and lyrical sound of keyboard and vocal (by GIANNI LEONE) follows. This part should inspire us listeners...every time we listen. After that, jazzy drumming and bass play, and noisy guitar sound are all exploded. Almost all of YS fans say the work's constructed by GIANNI's keyboard and voice, and cembalo, guitar noise. Beg your pardon but I wanna say the most important source of this work is rhythm section by VITO MANZARI's bass and GIANCARIO STINGA's drum & percussion. I suggest the static and dynamic states of this album should be well-controled by their rhythm section. My first impression was mentioned as above but this album would not get great without skill and thought to the music by each member. Before and after Primo Incontro the fighting of cembalo and erosive guitar is beyond words. The highlight of this album I consider. Against the fight GIANNI's lyrical voice hits and attacks. Immediately heavy sound' gone away and cembalo sound twinkles like candlelight.

Secondo - Terzo Incontro is more unrefined and full of heavy, jazzy sound. Completely all instrumentals together should attack and break our brain out. I feel GIANNI's shout is so pretty...

Epilogo has eccentric but strict rhythm and sound, and dark and depressive tune. May I say this song has two faces and minds of human?

If they could release such an excellent masterpiece, it's perhaps natural they should be broken and split out. What a NON-theoretical work this is!

DamoXt7942 | 5/5 |

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