POSTIKULUT 4,50 LISÄTÄÄN
Incl. 5 albums in Collector's box
Italian prog ensemble Opus Avantra collect some of their own recordings (both live and in the studio), as well as those of group leader Alfredo Tisocco, on the box set OMEGA.
Opus Avantra were one of a kind in the Italian musical panorama, their unique sound joined elements of avant-garde with classical music (Avan tra = Avant-garde + Tradition). Pianist Alfredo Tisocco alternated between concerts (during which he performed the music of Satie, Ravel, Debussy, Albeniz, Granados, Stravinsky, Gershwin, etc.) & his own compositions & artistic direction of the ensemble Opus Avantra, with whom he recorded 5 critically acclaimed albums that won them international renown (particularly in Japan). On his own, Tisocco recorded 12 LPs, each of considerable significance. This collectors box set includes two of Tisocco's solo efforts (Ritagli D'Anima & Ballet Collection), along with two as Opus Avantra, 'Lyrics' & the previously unreleased 'Live Concert Excerpts', which features the ensemble in concert at various dates from 1978-1990. Extensive liner notes complete the box, along with previously unreleased photos of the musicians. Four gatefold sleeves housed in CD size box with lid. Akarma. 2003.
Personnel: Donella Del Monaco (vocals); Tony Lee (chitarrone); Alfredo Tisocco (piano, organ, synthesizer, percussion, computer); Eddy De Fanti, Saverio Tasca (percussion).
Liner Note Author: Alfredo Tisocco.