The connection between Wales and the harp is a long-standing one, and Mathias's part in it began 12 years before his Harp Concerto was written, with Improvisations for harp solo; even a Welshman has to learn how to cope with such an idiosyncratic instrument. He learned his lessons well—even using semitone pedal glissandos in the second movement, and he keeps the harp audible by alternating its solo passages with orchestral ones or, when the two are working together treating the orchestra with a light touch (the celesta is used as a particularly effective companion to the harp), at other times resorting to the more familiar across-the-strings sweep. Two movements have declared Welsh associations: the first juxtaposes but does not develop three themes the second is a 'bardic' elegy; the last is simply ''joyful and rhythmic''. The whole makes pleasing listening appealing to the emotions and imagination rather than the intellect.
Bruce Dickinson is an English musician. He is best known as the lead singer of the heavy metal band Iron Maiden and is renowned for his wide-ranging operatic vocal style and energetic stage presence. During his first tenure in the band, they issued a series of US and UK platinum and gold albums in the 1980s, resulting in Dickinson gaining worldwide fame, and becoming one of the most acclaimed heavy metal vocalists of all time. Accident of Birth is a heavy metal album released in 1997 by Bruce Dickinson. This is the second album made in collaboration with guitarist/producer Roy Z. In 2005, Accident of Birth was ranked number 338 in Rock Hard magazine's book of The 500 Greatest Rock & Metal Albums of All Time.
VA compilation of Moroder-written and/or produced tracks. Nearly every track is a top-notch gem. A few hard-to-find tracks are included here too. Recommended for Moroder fans. ~ Amazon
Great blues rock trio to the young, just 20 "guitarslinger" Josh pilot from the Cincinnati area. Pilot is a highly gifted guitarist, strongly influenced by among others B.B. to conquer a place King and Walter Trout, which is preparing on the terrain of the Bonamassas & co.. With their excellent debut album, the troupe anyway, ever puts a real exclamation mark. "Price to pay" is best, played with a lot of steam and power blues rock, whose occasional references to classic guitar rock and Boogie 70's retro Rock ' n roll magnificently in the image fit. In addition to the already mentioned influences traces such sizes such as Rory Gallagher, key and free, but also by Stevie Ray Vaughan, Jeff Healey and ZZ accordingly top. The guys play wonderfully carefree and casual druaflos……