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Classical for prog rockers

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Mussorgsky - Pictures at an Exhibition
Mussorgsky - Pictures at an Exhibition
"Of course, ELP had a go at this, be sure to get an orchestral version"
Strauss - An Alpine Symphony
Strauss - An Alpine Symphony
"Concept albums predated prog by some time, this is serious stuff, nothing like his "Pop" ancestor."
Rachmaninov: Piano Concertos Nos 2 & 3
Rachmaninov: Piano Concertos Nos 2 & 3
"moody, broody, a great intro to twentieth century classical"
Dvorák - Symphony No 9, 'From the New World'
Dvorák - Symphony No 9, 'From the New World'
"ever wondered where all those advert clips came from"
Pr 90148 - Deleted
Pr 90148 - Deleted
"Vast and expansive - like Floyd's "Echoes" whilst drunk, except longer"
Job: A Masque For Dancing
Job: A Masque For Dancing
"I nearly used symphoney No 5, but the above takes its place, this is more complex, more prog!!, and features an early use of the Saxaphone."
Holst: The Planets; St Paul's Suite
Holst: The Planets; St Paul's Suite
"Perhaps the most famous English classical work, but have you listenned to it?"
Bernstein: Symphony No. 2 "The Age of Anxiety"; West Side Story Symphonic Dances; Candide
Bernstein: Symphony No. 2 "The Age of Anxiety"; West Side Story Symphonic Dances; Candide
"Lenny is most famous for West Side Story, but this is included here for the incredible "Symphony No 2 - The Age of Anxiety" - Live - It blew me away."
Cello Concerto and Nursery (Menuhin, Lee) [Sacd/CD Hybrid]
Cello Concerto and Nursery (Menuhin, Lee) [Sacd/CD Hybrid]
"Wot no Elgar? ow alright then - this is the Cello Concerto. Wot no Beethoven? 'fraid not."
Copland: Appalachian Spring; Clarinet Concerto; Quiet City
Copland: Appalachian Spring; Clarinet Concerto; Quiet City
"Copland is a necessary  inclusion, I just had to find one with Quiet City"
Sibelius - Finlandia; Karelia Suite
Sibelius - Finlandia; Karelia Suite
"2 Fins in a bar, at about the 15th drink one said "SHKOLL!" to which the other replied "I didn't realise we came here for a conversation". Sums up the music as well."
Atom Heart Mother
Atom Heart Mother
"OK here are my favourite prog albums as markers - early floyd"
Lark's Tongues in Aspic: 30th Anniversary Edition
Lark's Tongues in Aspic: 30th Anniversary Edition
"Top Crimson"
Brain Salad Surgery
Brain Salad Surgery
"ELP really concentrating on getting it right rather than larking about too much"
Relayer
Relayer
"Yes were never my cup of tea, but this is my favorite of theirs"
Frances the Mute
Frances the Mute
"The best in 21Century prog"