Performed live in England 1969 by:
- Ritchie Blackmore guitar
- Ian Gillan vocals
- Roger Glover bass
- Jon Lord keyboards
- Ian Paice drums
- and the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Malcolm Arnold
Recorded live on 24th September 1969 at the Albert Hall in London using the De Lane Lea Recording Studios Mobile Unit. Engineered by Dave Siddle and Martin Birch.
The entire event was aired live by the BBC and later released on video. The actual Concerto was preceded by three DP tracks (two of which appear on the CD) and a modern-classics composition by Malcolm Arnold.
TRACK LIST on the original album release (1970)
- First movement: moderato allegro (Lord)
- Second movement: andante (Lord, with lyrics by Ian Gillan)
Split on two sides.
- Third movement: vivace presto (Lord)
TRACK LIST on the CD release (1991)
- Wring that neck (Blackmore/Lord/Simper/Paice) 12.51
- Child in time (Blackmore/Gillan/Glover/Lord/Paice) 12.27
- Concerto for Group and Orchestra
- First movement: moderato allegro (Lord) 19.06
- Second movement: andante (Lord, lyrics by Ian Gillan) 19.01
- Third movement: vivace presto (Lord) 15.24