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Collegium Musicum

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3.92 | 59 ratings | 2 reviews | 44% 5 stars

Excellent addition to any
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Studio Album, released in 1971

Songs / Tracks Listing

1. If You Want to Fall (13:35)
2. Strange Theme (I.) (4:45)
3. Strange Theme (II.) (8:50)
4. Concerto in D (12:40)

Total time: 39:50

Bonus tracks on 2007 remaster:
1. Hommage Ŕ J. S. Bach (7:17)
2. Ulica Plná Plásťov Do Dazďa (6:46)

Line-up / Musicians

- Rasťtislav Vacho / guitar
- Marián Varga / organ
- Fedor Freso / bass guitar, vocals
- Dusan Hájek / drums

- Pavel Váně / guitar (bonus)
- Chamber orchestra
- Vladimír Popelka / conductor

Releases information

Artwork: Jiří Rathouský

LP Supraphon ‎- 1 13 1018 (1971, Czechoslovakia)

CD Opus ‎- 91 2771-2 (2007, Slovakia) Remastered by Alexander Soldán w/ 2 bonus tracks from 1970 EP

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COLLEGIUM MUSICUM Collegium Musicum ratings distribution

(59 ratings)
Essential: a masterpiece of progressive rock music(44%)
Excellent addition to any prog rock music collection(37%)
Good, but non-essential (15%)
Collectors/fans only (2%)
Poor. Only for completionists (2%)

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3 stars The first progressive album by the band. The most advanced instrument that easily overpowers others are keyboards. Loads of keyboards everywhere. The guitar, drums are a bit shy and restrained, in fact sound closer to the 60's beat than progressive rock. Hammond organ can easily compete with the ... (read more)

Report this review (#2509157) | Posted by sgtpepper | Friday, February 26, 2021 | Review Permanlink

3 stars Strongly influenced by the Nice, Collegium Musicum's debut fits nicely into the genre of proto-prog, with simple Cream-like riffs married with ambitious brass and string arrangements that were such an important part of this prototypical style. But surprisingly Marian Varga & Co. were not a bit beh ... (read more)

Report this review (#133225) | Posted by Salviaal | Wednesday, August 15, 2007 | Review Permanlink

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