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Jon Lord always wanted a studio recording of the concerto. He finalized his very last mission - the first and only studio recording of the famous Concerto For Group And Orchestra.
Lord assembled guest musicians such as Iron Maiden's Bruce Dickinson, Joe Bonamassa and Steve Morse in the Abbey Road Studios, to work with his trusted partner, director Paul Mann, on the 2012 version of the legendary concert.
The studio recording of Concerto For Group And Orchestra will now become Jon Lord's legacy for generations to come.
Jon passes from darkness to light says the sober announcement from his family.
This album is a joyful testament of a great musician and fantastic man.
Following the huge demand of the fans, the Concerto now will be made available on a Blu-ray + CD edition, which also includes, the making of as well as in depth interviews with Paul Mann and Marco de Goeij. Exclusive to this format is the new behind the scenes documentary, Up Close & Personal (Orchestral Recording Sessions) which gives an interesting insight into the work of Jon Lord and the orchestra.
1. The Making of Concerto For Group And Orchestra
- Interview with Conductor Paul Mann
- Interview with Marco de Goeij
- Up Close & Personal (Orchestral Recording Sessions) (exclusive to this format)
- Concerto For Group And Orchestra 5.1 Audio
1. Moderato - Allegro
3. Vivace Presto
Jon Lord's masterpiece pioneering the fusion of classical and rock. Deep Purple musicianship was so good that the orchestra had to be on their sharpest despite their initial... Read morePublished 2 months ago by firstname.lastname@example.org
I like it very much, except its not the complete concert. I think this concert would have made more since with the MK1 lineup, because the first three albums were in the Prog... Read morePublished 11 months ago by curtis j. newell
A unique piece of art! Unfortunately the 1999 re-creation of this Master Piece, doesn't go to the grandeur and loftiness of his original performance in 1969! Read morePublished 12 months ago by Miguel Angel Rossano Avila
The concerto is a great listen. The connections between band and orchestra are fascinating. It was great to finally to see thisPublished 18 months ago by James A. Quasius
Is a real pitty that Jon Lord didn't have the opportunnity to see his final production.
We'll not forgive you Thanks Mr. Lord
Many of the British rock icons that have paved the way for generations of future musicians began their studies as classical students prior to discovering the influences that would... Read morePublished 23 months ago by Steven L.
I really like most of this piece. The musicians and the sound quality are outstanding.
The only reason I didn't rate it 5 stars is because I am disappointed that the... Read more
Having been Deep Purple fans from the beginning of Deep Purple, my partner ordered this bluray, which does NOT have a blu-ray video performance of the Concerto. Read morePublished 24 months ago by Ray