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The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra: Plays Prog Rock Classics

Album Review

(Not a) classical gas.

When in 1969 Deep Purple performed their Concerto For Group And Orchestra with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, no one quite knew what to make of it. Some hailed it as an ingenious integration of rock and classical music; others dismissed it as a preposterous folly. Forty-six years on, very little has changed.


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