We use cookies on our website to provide you with the best experience. Most of these are essential and already present.
We do require your explicit consent to save your cart and browsing history between visits. Read about cookies we use here.
Your cart and preferences will not be saved if you leave the site.

Soundohm

play
Out of stock
1
2

This album represents the intersection of a number of trends going on in Italy at the time it was made. One was for rock bands to adopt Classical forms, sometimes even involving actual orchestras (New Trolls, Rovescio della Medaglia). Another was movies about gangsters. Another was for movies to have soundtracks by rock bands (Goblin and so on). So here you have a rock band doing music in a Classical form (prelude, theme, variations) with an orchestra as the soundtrack to a gangster movie. In this case, the “Preludio” and “Tema” were written by Luis Enriquez Bacalov, who also worked with New Trolls and RdM on their Classical blending albums. The “Variazioni” are credited to Osanna, and generally contain more rock elements, including some great fuzzed-out guitar solos, a couple of bits of wigged out synthesizer, and some energetic flute and sax. The seven variations are mostly short (in fact the whole album clocks in at only thirty minutes) and run together, so unless you’re paying attention to the display on your player, it sounds like a smaller number of longer pieces. “Variazione II (My Mind Flies)” is the only one with lyrics, a lovely little bit with acoustic guitar; the whole thing finishes off with “Canzona (There Will Be Time),” a massively overblown rock ballad that borders on kitsch.

Details
Cat. number: VM LP 092
Year: 2016

More by Luis Enriquez Bacalov, Osanna

More from Btf - VM

Duello Madre (LP)
LP, clear transparent vinyl | €23.90
Dialoghi Del Presente (LP)
LP, Green Vinyl | €24.90
Samadhi (LP)
LP, clear transparent | €23.90
Foetus (LP)
LP, Green Vinyl | €23.90
Teorema (LP, clear)
LP, clear vinyl | €23.90
La Stagione dei Sensi (LP, clear)
LP clear vinyl | €23.90
Orfeo 9 (2LP Colour)
2LP | €32.00
Live in Montreux (Lp)
LP Colour | €23.90
Cold Nose (LP color)
LP | €23.90
Ys (Red Lp)
Red LP | €23.90
Where Is The Cat? (LP)
LP | €23.90
Movimenti Nel Cielo (Silver LP)
Silver LP | €11.00 €21.00
Arrow Head (LP)
LP | €21.00
Boxes Paradise (LP)
LP | €21.90
Finest Finger (LP)
LP | €21.90
Identikit (LP)
LP | €21.90
Africa Addio (LP)
LP | €21.90