The Billboard Guide to Progressive Music. In addition, it can be seen as an early example of multi-instrumentalist rock, predating similar 1970s albums by artists such as Mike Oldfield, Rick Wakeman, and Brian Eno. So if you're a Tolkien fan and a prog rock fan, be sure to add this album to your collection. Marco thanks my friend, for reminder ; Il contenuto di questo blog è in qualche modo già presente sul web ma è comunq ue frutto di un accurata ricerca e cultura musicale. The album was originally issued in Sweden in late 1970, under the Swedish title of Sagan om ringen, and was subsequently re-released internationally as Music Inspired by Lord of the Rings in September 1972. The album was issued by Charisma Records in September 1972, accompanied by an extensive television advertising campaign.
The Complete Book of the British Charts. A journey in the dark 07. Release and reception: The album was released by Charisma Records in September 1972, accompanied by an extensive television advertising campaign. Ogni commento o ringraziamento è bene accetto,aiuta e stimola il Blogger a continuare il lavoro con passione. Vi ricordo che i Cd vanno acquistati regolarmente.
The music is totally different from the more typical Hollywood type orchestral fare that is found on the Peter Jackson movie. Most of this album was recorded at Bo Hansson's home on an island outside of Stockholm. Usually these come from people who like to collect Lord of the Rings-related material, but don't listen to prog rock. As its title suggests, it is a concept album based on author J. Bo Hansson and his music has been and still is an inspiration to many musicians round the world. You simply have to like prog rock, or understand what music was like in the early 1970s to appreciate it. With this album Hansson confirmed his maturity as a musical composer, managing to slowly build upon his body of works without losing that feeling of a fairy-tale atmosphere, his trademark sound which was essentially laid down on his debut album.
Hansson did all the keyboard work, as well as guitar and bass. Early Sketches From Middle Earth bonus track : Bo Hansson — organ, guitar, Moog synthesizer, bass guitar Rune Carlsson — drums, congas Gunnar Bergsten — saxophone Sten Bergman — flute ha detto. Today the album is considered by many critics to be a classic of the progressive rock genre as well as Hansson's best work. More elevating and plush psychedelics, ala Lord Of The Rings. Dreams in the houses of healing 11.
But before Lord of the Rings ever appeared on any type of screen, musicians were recording music inspired by Lord of the Rings, and Bo Hansson from Sweden recorded such an album. It enjoyed modest commercial success in its native country and received heavy on the Swedish national radio station. To me, this music fits perfect to Tolkien's trilogy. Following its initial release, Hansson composed additional material based on Tolkien's book and consequently, later pressings of the album contained extra tracks not found on the original Swedish release. Hansson then approached sound engineer and founder of Silence Records Anders Lind, with the idea of recording an album based on The Lord of the Rings. By early 1969, however, Hansson's musical partner Janne Karlsson had embarked upon a successful career as a television presenter and comedian, resulting in the breakup of the duo. Bo Hansson's Music Inspired By Lord Of The Rings was the first ever release on Silence, initially issued in 1970.
The album was originally issued in Sweden in late 1970, under the Swedish title of Sagan om ringen, and was subsequently re-released internationally as Music Inspired by Lord of the Rings in September 1972. Throughout late 1969, Hansson and Lind worked on the album at the summer house, with the help of a handful of and friends, before relocating to Studio Decibel in Stockholm to complete the album in early 1970. In 1978, there was a rather forgettable animated version of Lord of the Rings. So we had to use the term 'inspired' by Lord of the Rings' — and we had to keep it purely instrumental. Following its initial release, Hansson composed additional material based on Tolkien's book and consequently, later pressings of the album contained extra tracks not found on the original Swedish release. The album has a home made production.
Tolkien's high fantasy novel, The Lord of the Rings. None of the songs are over 4 minutes long. This time round all recordings were at Studio Decibel, Stockholm with the services of Lind, Carlsson, Bergman and Bergsten retained from the Lord Of The Rings album. Tolkien and in particular The Lord of the Rings, after being introduced to the book by a girlfriend. Basically the music is very mystical sounding prog rock dominated by Hammond organ and Moog synthesizer. In his review for the Dutch Progressive Rock website, Nigel Camilleri also likened the album to early Pink Floyd but was critical of its overall lack of variety and outdated keyboard and synthesizer sounds.
Same audio master as the 2002 edition; new cover art with English title. Un particolare ringraziamento va agli Uploader originali. The duo were relatively well known in their native Sweden and between 1967 and 1969 they released a series of well received albums. Biography: Music Inspired by Lord of the Rings is an instrumental progressive rock album by Swedish musician Bo Hansson. However, the fledgling record company could not afford the expensive studio time needed to realise the production of the album and so, a small summer house on the remote island of Älgö, in the Stockholm archipelago, was converted into a makeshift recording studio.
The duo were relatively well known in their native Sweden and between 1967 and 1969 they released a series of well received albums. So we had to use the term 'inspired' by Lord of the Rings' - and we had to keep it purely instrumental. Bo Hansson is an innovator in the most noble sense of the word. Hansson has stated that his original intention for the album was to include a string section and other exotic instruments, such as the harp, but the lack of finances available from Silence Records resulted in the majority of the album having to be recorded using primitive electronic keyboards and Moog synthesizers. Archived from on 14 August 2010. Hansson moved into a friend's apartment and began working on a musical interpretation of the book, producing a number of demo recordings of material that would eventually be included on the album. Cover of the 1977 reissue Music Inspired by Lord of the Rings is an album by Swedish musician.
The album was originally released in Sweden on the Silence label as Sagan Om Ringen 1970 , and all the songs bore Swedish titles. However, the fledgling could not afford the expensive time needed to realise the production of the album and so, a small on the remote island of Älgö, in the , was converted into a makeshift recording studio. Tolkien and in particular The Lord of the Rings, after being introduced to the book by a girlfriend. In the Progressive Rock Encyclopedia, Bo Hansson is mentioned with reverence and respect. News of the album's success and popularity in Sweden travelled to England and as a result, it was licensed to Tony Stratton-Smith's Charisma Records in 1972. As its title suggests, it is a based on author 's novel,. Archived from on 29 April 2010.