December 31, 2000

NEW BLACKMORE’S ALBUM’S OUT?

Rumours say Ritchie Blackmore has released on “Canyon Classics” in Japan a new album called “Impressions And Reflections For Classical Selections” including following classical gems: “Royal Fireworks Music – Overture” by Handel, “Morning – Peer Gynt” by Grieg, “Jesus Bleibet Meire Freude” by Bach, Schubert’s “Ave Maria”, “O Holly Night” by Adam and Pachelbel’s “Canon”.

The official site says nothing about new release.

LEONARDO – THE ABSOLUTE MAN

 

Trent Gardner of MAGELLAN is currently making up a project on life of Leonardo Da Vinci.

The album comes up as a rock opera involving a cast of vocalists portraying characters of the opera:
Leonardo da Vinci – James LaBrie (DREAM THATER)
Caterina – Michelle Young
Lorenzo de Medici – Josh Pincus (ICE AGE)
Giovan Francesco Melzi – Mike Baker (SHADOW GALLERY)
Andrea del Verocchio – Trent Gardner (MAGELLAN)
Salai (aka ‘Giacomo’) – Robert Berry
Bartolomeo Calco – Steve Walsh (KANSAS)
Ludovico il Moro Sforza – Chris Shryack (UNDER THE SUN)
Francois I – Bret Douglas (CAIRO)

“Leonardo – The Absolute Man” is scheduled for release on April 24th 2001.

December 31, 2000

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