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MAXOPHONE

Maxophone

 

Rock Progressivo Italiano

4.20 | 321 ratings

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Kazuhiro
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5 stars The flow of Prog Rock of Italy that multiplied at the time of 1973 from especially 1972 and had carried everything before one the market was exactly a state at the season. The band with high various qualities was contributing about the market and the chart. And, it is also true that various bands accomplished a good revolution to correspond to the situation. However, there might have been what dissolution and the activity are stopped through necessity in the situation in which the band accomplished the revolution and evolution for a fact, too. It is also true to have contained the element concerning the situation besides groping for the problem, the opinion, and the directionality that various bands had of course.

It was likely to have begun to rush into at time when the state of saturation concerning the market was faced with the activity of various bands in the latter half of the 70's. Various situations might have come in succession musical and generally at the time of 1975 of which Maxophone debuted. Generally, situation in which business deteriorates. Or, it is a tendency to the reduction concerning the production of LP at time when the situation politically becomes unstable. And, it is partial to the market in the main current of Single Cut. And, it aims at music to consider the sphere in English. The market might also have faced the time of the revolution as well as music on the boundary of 1975. It is said that the work of promotion by label by which the expectation and the band to the music character that this Maxophone did in the situation belonged was done well.

Maxophone announced "Al Mancato Compleanno Di Una Farfalla/C'e Un Paese Al Mondo" of the single at the same time as announcing this album in 1975. Produttori Associati that derived from Ricordi gave the chance of large-scale promotion for Maxophone. The flow that progressed their music from the part concerning the market of the home country worldwide might have been done as well as the activity of various bands. The fact from which the album with the content of lyrics in English in Germany and the United States, etc. was produced will have been exactly appearance of the expectation for Maxophone.

There might basically be a flow of symphonic as a music character that Maxophone did. It is indeed ..Music including diversity.. finished in this done performance on four guests Player in addition to. six members howeverThe sound is enhanced with the wind instrument as a point that should make a special mention. And, the establishment of the sound by Horn might be valuable. And, familiar work about Banco and Odissea Sandro Colombini has been appointed as Producer of this album. It is said that the album of Maxophone contributed to sales for the market of Prog Rock of Italy to some degree though it is time with the revolution in the market and the age. And, the point that should make a special mention will include the point related also to work besides the activity of Maxophone as for the member of the band. The member of Maxophone contributed to "Gente Cosi" that Corrado Castellari had announced in 1975 by the performance. Or, Roberto Giuliani and Alberto Ravasini participated in "Volando" of I Dik Dik as work of the arrangement. In the flow of the situation and the change in the music in the 70's, the activity that Maxophone had done though it was a situation in which the flow of legitimate Prog Rock declined gradually in the age might have been exactly offering a good contribution and valuable music.

"C'e Un Paese Al Mondo" dashes from a beautiful piano melody attended with an intense guitar and the rhythm. The part of legitimate Prog Rock of Italy has been established because of the sound of Horn. Their originality is concealed here. A good song is developed attended with the obbligati of the wind instrument. And, their good originality is expressed as for the part that shifts from elements of a few Jazz to a grand melody. The melody and the chorus who has expression of feelings will indeed call impression.

"Fase" starts by Riff of an aggressive guitar. However, the sound and development with the expression of feelings included overall might be splendid. The line of the wind instrument and Bass pulls ensemble of the band. The part of Solo of Sax and the sound of the organ also decide the impression of the tune. It develops into a better flow though the tune returns from Solo of the vibraphone to the theme. The flow developed attended with the sound of Horn with expression of feelings and good Bass might be splendid. The impression with good sound of the flute is given.

As for "Al Mancato Compleanno Di Una Farfalla", a beautiful arpeggio of an acoustic guitar and the theme of the flute are impressive. Part of chorus who made good use of falsetto. Progress of original Chord that is. A beautiful chorus and the flute contribute to the tune. And, the tune continues the quality and twines the dash feeling. The arrangement and the progress of Chord are complete.

A good song for the melody of a grand keyboard twines round "Elzeviro". The development of good Chord is expressed while repeating the rhythm of five and the rhythm of six. The organ continues the rhythm of five as it is and keeps the dash feeling. The progress of good Chord receives the top with the chorus attended with an intense part. Development and the decision to give width to the impression of the tune while introducing the melody with complete expression of feelings might be splendid.

As for "Mercanti Di Pazzie", the melody and the chorus of a beautiful harp are impressive. A high-quality melody and expression of feelings are continued. And, it arranges it of the intermittent development. Melody of gentle POP. Progressing an original tune that is might be their good parts. The flow with the anacatesthesia and a grand melody and the arrangement are splendid.

The theme of "Antiche Conclusioni Negre" with the wind instrument is impressive. The melody developed as the line of Bass and the part with the organ twining is complete. The part done attended with the rhythm of six shifts to a complete melody of Horn. Chorus and song. And, the progress of Chord with expression of feelings means the success in a good part and the arrangement of the music character of Maxophone. Arrangement to introduce sound with diversity and grand sound. The good element that the band of Prog Rock of Italy did is blocked enough and has been digested. The flow that reaches the peak from Solo of Sax completely is decided by the theme visited again. And, the hymn might surely have shown the listener the existence of Maxophone.

The music that this Maxophone did to the flow at time when the state of the revolution and saturation is gradually faced in the 70's might succeed as a band that exactly takes an element of various music and a legitimate part well. It is necessary to be acknowledged as a band that especially offers the music of fine quality in the music of Prog Rock of various Italy. One light is here.

Kazuhiro | 5/5 |

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