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CANTUS FIRMUS

Advent

 

Eclectic Prog

3.45 | 46 ratings

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maryes
4 stars ADVENT "Cantus Firmus" is a very good example which you can make a very good work using old models and conceptions. Take a great portion of GENTLE GIANT and mix with smallest portions of GRYPHON and THE ENID music and you find the ADVENT style of progressive music. Vocal counterpoints -mainly in theTrack 1 " GK Contramundum" , the "bucolic flavor" from madrigals like in the Track 3 "Parenting Parents" and theTrack 4 "Utter Once Her Name" (remembering GG vocals ), the Track 2 "Awaiting the Call..." (with a symphonic-prog flavor like in The Enid style of music), the initial theme and other moments of the Track'6 "Ramblin' Sailor" (with a strong Gryphon influence ). Only for mention some tracks. Beside this the musicians are excellent and the arrangements shows very fine taste. My rate is 4 stars with excitement !!!
maryes | 4/5 |

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