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WYRD

Ellesmere

 

Symphonic Prog

3.91 | 93 ratings

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prog_traveller!!
4 stars Ellesmere is the project of multi-instrumentalist Roberto Vitelli and "Wyrd" is the third album released under this name.

This album represents a true prog force filled with fantastic elements of symphonic, eclectic prog and lots of jazz. The keyboards are at the heart of this album and throughout there are multiple layers of music, so many things are happening at the same time but it's all perfectly put together.

Besides keyboards this piece delivers variety of other instruments. "Challenge" gives fantastic violin parts, "The Eary Manor" starts with a haunting flute and continues throughout, this song also brings great guitar work. "Endeavor" starts little differently, with a great melodic part, but three minutes into the song Hammond announces the madness and then sax comes in.

This entire album is impressive and creative a true symphonic prog ride. All the way trough you can hear duetting and duelling of the instruments and with each listen you can hear something new. It's just enthralling from the first minute to the very last one.

4,5 stars

prog_traveller!! | 4/5 |

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