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The Mediterranean Concerto

Label: Columbia Records
Released: 2002
Track listing: The Mediterranean- I-Rhythmic II- Slow and Sad III- Animato; Brise De Coeur; Montana; Two Sisters; Until Such Time; Zakir

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John McLaughlin: The Mediterranean Concerto

Read "The Mediterranean Concerto" reviewed by Walter Kolosky


Recorded in 1988 but not released until 1990, The Mediterranean was composed by John McLaughlin and orchestrated by Michael Gibbs. Michael Tilson Thomas conducted the London Symphony Orchestra, as he had for McLaughlin’s Apocalypse fourteen years earlier.As expected, the orchestra sounds, well, orchestral. But, there is something thrilling about hearing McLaughlin’s unusual melodies emanating ...


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