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Remember, remember the 5th of November

Roger Glover, Bruce Dickinson, et al. tout the upcoming performance of Jon Lord’s Concerto for Group and Orchestra in Hungary.



12 Comments to “Remember, remember the 5th of November”:

  1. 1
    Frater Amorifer says:

    HEY! PLAY IT IN LOS ANGELES!!!

  2. 2
    George Martin says:

    Roger Glover is the nicest, coolest guy on Earth. If you look up the definition of cool in the dictionary there is a picture of Roger next to it. I can’t wait to see Purple again!

  3. 3
    Adel Faragalla says:

    Is ‘Burn’ on the menu, Can you imagine Roger singing with Bruce to the tune of Burn.
    Hummm wishful thinking on my side for sure.
    Peace

  4. 4
    Leslie S Hedger says:

    Sounds Fantastic!! Wish I could be there!!

  5. 5
    RB says:

    They’ll do Jon proud, I’m sure. I hope the evening is recorded.

  6. 6
    Ivica says:

    There is symbolism that this concert is being held in Hungary in memory of the unburned Jon Lord. In 1976, Philharmonia Hungarica recorded Jon Lord’s acclaimed album ‘Sarabande’, an original collection of movements inspired by baroque dance suites. The Hungarica Ensemble was a marl-based symphony orchestra. Germany, which existed from 1956 to 2001. Founded in Baden bei Wien near Vienna by Hungarian musicians who fled their homeland after being attacked by Russian troops during ” Cold War”.Sarabande’s album featured old DP friend Pete York on drums and surprising, before “The Police” era Andy Summer guitar play .Album also gave three of Jon’s solo classics “Sarabande” “Gigue” and”Bourée” .Maybe ‘ll be on setlist in Győru,with 1-2-3 Movement” !? As well as two classic-rock songs from the opus Deep Purple “Anthem” and “April” by classic -side “soul DP “Jon Lord.

  7. 7
    Gareth says:

    Looks great

  8. 8
    Buttockss says:

    Will be fun times for all……..and meny memories!

  9. 9
    Al says:

    I cannot absolutely not stand a Bruce Dickinson voice and he absolutely massacred deep purple songs

  10. 10
    N95 Mask says:

    @ 9. What !!!!!!

  11. 11
    Attila says:

    I saw the show in Győr. Havent listened to the Concerto for years. It surprised me how deep it is musically. I only listen to classical music -with a few exceptions. I guess Mann did a great job and the orchestra was top notch. (It was interesting to see how bored they looked during the rock bits, nevertheless they performed their part excellently).
    The guitar and organ were OK, true to the original, no personality or surprises though.
    The star of the night was clearly Bruce. 10/10. Extemely good performance, low, mid and high, smiling and dancing throughout the show. The did Hush twice (!). I always hated that song, but Bruce and the orchestra made a miracle. The first time it clicked for me. Incredible groove, people left their seats and started to dance.

  12. 12
    MacGregor says:

    Atilla @ 11 – lucky you being there live in concert. I only watched it online all the way out here in Australia on Sunday morning & yes I agree, it did sound better than ever to me. Well I heard things I haven’t noticed before, if that is a way of putting it. I was impressed by Dickinson also, he is a fine lead vocalist & singing here he fitted in well indeed!
    I had to laugh at some orchestra members looking rather miffed at times, a replica of 1969. Classic. All good though. Jon Lord was on his game back in the late 60’s, more than any other rock keyboard / classical composer was. Well as far as I know anyway. I really enjoyed Perfect Strangers, it worked really well, also enjoyed Pictures of Home, Hush & the very short bit that was available of Ode to Joy. I will have to see if I can find the longer version online. Cheers.

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