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5 stars Symphonic Live is truly nothing short of incredible. From their Magnification tour, they have an orchestra backing them. Wakeman wasn't present here, but that can't be a bad thing because it means the inclusion of one of Yes' finest works The Gates of Delirium. Towards the end of this song it becomes absolutely insane with every voice in the orchestra and band playing on a different theme. The talent of Yes never ceases to amaze me, from Steve Howe's version of a Vivaldi Lute Concerto and Mood for a Day to Squire's amazing solos on Ritual. Starship Trooper also provides an excellent show of talent from Howe, Squire, and keyboardist Tom Brislin.

The versions of Close to the Edge and And You and I are incomparable. The new material from the Magnification album is astounding too, especially the classic In the Presence Of which is undeniably Yes' best since their classic years.

If you are looking for a Yes DVD, this is the one to get!

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