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    Posted: January 21 2013 at 19:14
Renaisance with Ian Anderson? That sounds promising.
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Sometime this year, don't know when.  I hope the three Mystic and the Muse tracks will be included...again, don't know if that is the case.   

Meanwhile, one of the tracks Cry to the world (featuring Ian Anderson Clap) has been posted on soundcloud by Renaissance.  

https://soundcloud.com/renaissancetouring/renaissance-cry-to-the-world-featuring-ian-anderson
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote lucas Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: January 19 2013 at 10:17

I just learned today that Dunford passed away last year.

RIP to one of Renaissance's mainman.
 
Does anyone know when the new Renaissance album is planned for release ?
and will the 3 songs of the EP 'the mystic and the muse' be part of this album ?
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote octopus-4 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: December 10 2012 at 14:45
Reading only now....I remember his post few months ago when Betty Thatcher passed away.....
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^ Pardon me for my coldheartedness.

He was 68, which means he was born in ... 1944 unless he did not have a B-day this year.

http://www.examiner.com/article/michael-dunford-founding-member-of-renaissance-dies

Edited by Dayvenkirq - December 01 2012 at 17:18
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote SMSM Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: December 01 2012 at 15:34
Originally posted by Dayvenkirq Dayvenkirq wrote:

^ Impossible to not find info on him using Google.
If that was a reply to my request, could you have at least bothered to provide the information of his age that he passed away while writing about finding anything on google
 
Sounds like the common sense thing to do, as I would not have asked such a question without googling first
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote sturoc Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: November 29 2012 at 19:21
God Speed, MD !
and Long Live Renaissance !
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote infandous Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: November 26 2012 at 13:02
Very sad news when I learned of it a couple days ago.  It puts the performance of Renaissance at Nearfest I saw just a few short months ago into new perspective.  It was the first time I'd seen them.  I suspect his work will be listened to for many years to come.  He left a great legacy.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote cstack3 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: November 25 2012 at 23:48
Originally posted by Einsetumadur Einsetumadur wrote:

"sons William (13) and Oliver (10)" .... Cry

...my first thought as well....


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RIP Michael...

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A sad loss indeed. The samples from the new album I have listened to indicate that he may have had something more to give us.
 
RIP.
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I'm really proud to have been able to see him perform live with Renaissance 2 years ago.. 
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sad news.
 
I will be listening to all my Renaissance CDs tonight as a mark of respect .
 
RIP
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speechless... R.I.P Michael you will always be alive within your music
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Really broke my heart.

I was watching the Renaissance DVD a couple days ago.

Very very sad

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^ Impossible to not find info on him using Google.
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Fortunately I saw Renaissance 2 years ago.
 
Can't find his age, any information would be appreciated
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A very sad day. A great loss to the world of great music.


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Another trgaic loss.Cry
R.I.P.
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