Gluttony - Opus Avantra - Lord Cromwell Plays Suite For Seven Vices (CD, Album)
Pride, avarice, lust, wrath, gluttony, sloth and envy, are all well translated in music. Usually considered their most accessible work, the album Gluttony - Opus Avantra - Lord Cromwell Plays Suite For Seven Vices (CD built on Gluttony - Opus Avantra - Lord Cromwell Plays Suite For Seven Vices (CD themes with complex arrangements and dominated by the nice soprano voice of singer Del Monaco and good flute playing, with just an instrumental track, Rituale. The band also had a good live activity promoting their album in Veneto and Rome.
Donella Del Monaco was absent on the second album Album) Cromwell plays suite for seven vices Album), that follows in the same style as the previous work, being replaced by an American chorus. Former Nuova Idea drummer Paolo Siani played on this album, that like the first one contains some interesting passages for the adventurous listeners. Both Alfredo Tisocco along with Gruppo Italiano di Danza Libera in 's Katharsis and Donella Del Monaco with 12 canzoni da battello inSchoenberg Kabarett inIl carnevale di Venezia in also released individual albums in the same vein, and the duo reunited under the name Opus Avantra for a third album inStrataand a CD-only fourth release inLyrics.
The first two Opus Avantra albums are very rare and expensive in their original issues, while the third is more common. All of them came in gatefold covers. One of the two versions, probably the first print, has a small sticker in the bottom left corner with catalogue number TRIwhich doesn't appear on the cover, and the writing "Distrib. Fonit Cetra". The second version has no sticker, with the distribution credit printed in the bottom left corner and teh catalogue number in the top right one.
This album was officially reissued on vinyl in by BTF. Before this reissue, others had been released: one of these is probably a counterfeit, very similar to the original but easily identifiable by the usual distinctive elements see Trident page for details. While the original album has the matrix number and date machine-stamped on vinyl, these are hand-etched on the reissue, that also has a label in a slightly different colour and paper. A reissue also exists the year is printed on the label with Gluttony - Opus Avantra - Lord Cromwell Plays Suite For Seven Vices (CD glossy cover, and this seems a legitimate repressing taken from the original master: the matrix number and release date on vinyl are machine-stamped and SIAE stamp is there.
Some copies of this reissue have the labels inverted on both sides of the vinyl the A-side label is on the B-side. Opus Avantra in overcoming the various "genres" and "styles" music is inspired by the fields of symphonic pop and from ethnic musicthe song as well as from contemporary jazzfrom experimental music and from the alea and searching for a common thread, however, a sense of "rock in opposition".
The Opus Avantra this sense was a precursor of movements borderline or fusion. The Opus Avantra's albums from Introspezione to Strata are now regularly reprinted in Japan Japanese label Strange Days and the success that these issues have received over the years in this country has suggested the three founders Donella Del Monaco, Alfredo Tisocco and Giorgio Bisotto to organize a tour in the East.
Have made all the songs of Introspezioneand a selection of songs from the other three albums, Lord CromwellStrata and Lyrics It was performed live in Japan in From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
Opus Avantra. Musical artist.
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