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Alpha III


Symphonic Prog

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von bathel
4 stars ALPHA III LP Temple of Delphos 1988 Brazil AMYR CANTUSIO JR: Music and Composition. Keyboards( CS-60 Yamaha Synth/Farfisa Strings/CS-30 L Yamaha synth/Yamaha RX-5 Drums/ CS-15 Yamaha synth/V-50 Yamaha Strings synth/SY 77 Yamaha Synth) ROMANO FERRARI: acoustic drums

The opening of the original LP is with the track Temple of Delphos (here the second track of the CD posted in full) It is based on a dense orchestration with no defined melody, like contemporary classical music such as Schoemberg and Koechlin. There is no concern with "form" but with content. There is no addiction to wanting to copy bands like Yes/Genesis or Marillion, but a new way of orchestrating.Despite the references, the music performed here goes more to the impressionist and experimental avant-garde. Tracks like Orpheus and Serpenth address fields of electronic and serial lineage ,in this order. It is difficult for ears that are stagnant and prejudiced to listen to avant-garde music, without associating with the old models. If music stops its development, there would be no future. As Debussy would say, music is made in the "moment" It can never be repeated exactly. Anyone who listens to Chopin or Mozart, and is suddenly introduced to Webern or Debussy, is shocked. As well as in Progressive Rock, German strands such as Faust (Kraut's experimental atonal) or a Univers Zero (Rock in Opposition/atonal ...chamber music with a mix of synths and jazz rock) or even a Magma (Zeuhl operatic avantgarde in the line). Stravinsky mixed with fusion) will often displease Camel or Yes fans. You can't compare. You can't make anyone listen. But you can't put defamations either. Art goes on for infinite transformations.Goste or not.One moment the strange person, the next he becomes an ardent fan! This is how a work like Temple of Delphos is. It offers a wide range of complex and subtle variations, but different from the traditional one. Conceptually it was inspired by the Eleusinian Mysteries (Ancient Greece)

von bathel | 4/5 |


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