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Errata Corrige — Siegfried, il Drago e Altre Storie
(Vinyl Magic VM CD 011, 1976/2002, CD)

by Mike McLatchey, Published 1995-07-01

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In #4 I reviewed the new reformation album by this obscure 70s group. This album was their debut in the mid-70s and is not surprisingly quite a bit different from Mappamondo. This album is a beautiful and tranquil album in the vein of the more gentle moments of Per un Amico era PFM and Celeste. Featuring a wide palate of instrumentation, each member of the quartet plays several instruments, the overall effect is a very spacey, dreamy and pastoral album. Don't expect any heavy histrionics here – this is a very nice reissue, a concept album with an equally excellent and long bonus track. A definite classic and highly recommended to the fan of the softer end of the Italian spectrum.


Filed under: Reissues, Issue 7, 2002 releases, 1976 recordings

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