Jon Lord's 'Concerto For Group And Orchestra' Details
The late, great Jon Lord is to have his final
work, a new studio version of his 'Concerto For Group and
Orchestra' released on October 1st, reports
The very final works of the legendary Deep
Purple keys man was recorded at in Abbey Road Studios and
features the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic orchestra as well as
Bruce Dickinson, Joe Bonamassa
and Steve Morse.
Lord, who was taken from us last month aged 71, said of the
Over the years since leaving Deep Purple I've
played it over 30 times, and in 2000 I did it well over 30 times
with Purple on tour. I've been honing the piece. It's a marvellous
and exciting prospect to have the definitive recording of the
Jon Lord's Concerto For Group And Orchestra will be released on
September 25 via Eagle Rock
The track listing is as follows:
01. Movement One
02. Movement Two
03. Movement Three
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that 'Re-Machined: A Tribute to Machine Head' will be
released in the US, also on September 25. The album includes
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