years after, the album of "REALE ACCADEMIA DI MUSICA"
is out on vinyl.
What happened in the world in far away 1974 in order to wish
the arrival of a new comet… perhaps like the same one
that 1974 years before had illuminated the nights of our planet.
But… , in this history there is a but, because “The
Comet”, a long play of one of the loved Italian groups
“prog” most loved in those years, never did not
came out (ever), and that swarm of notes and foretelling feelings
of waiting for the arrival of a new comet lost in the archives
of then the great RCA.
Also Halley passed without that “The Comet” of
the “Reale Accademia di Musica” (Real Academy
of Music) could rip the sky of our musical planet.
But now, perhaps like stone masses and gas that suddenly appear
from the deeper and farther places of our universe, “The
Comet” do the “Reale Accademia di Musica”
(Real Academy of Music), comes to remember us what was and
what is still today, in its imperturbable connotation, the
Italian “prog” music. The one many are recalled
but that nobody in effects make, excluded some of the protagonists
then remained still on the rubble.
For onor of report and just historical reconstruction, a musician
who worked with “Reale Accademia di Musica” (Real
Academy of Music), has realized a pair of discs alone recalling
himself to the name of the group but without having nothing
absolutely in common with music “prog”, of with
the historical members of the group.
This of “The Comet”, instead, have the entire
group formation from the historical members of the band and
for obvious musical characteristics that are faithful to sonorous
timbres and their way to perform on the Italian musical scene.
This was their true second disc, all together, but it wasn’t
published because of a series coincidences and lack of attention
from the record house. Quickly after the group break up, Henryk
Topel (the leader), worked in RCA and he realized with and
for the Italian singer Nada that fantastic entitled disc “1930:
Il domatore delle scimmie”, also Federico Troiani continued
by himself approaching himself to the group of artists around
Riccardo Cocciante and before with the RCA and then with the
Ricordi label, and then with others (before unfortunately
he left prematurely), pieces of a sure interest and a sure
importance have given us.
Thanks to Henryk Topel and Stefano Fournier this disc recorded
in 1974 and never published, sees the light at a distance
of 38 years, in an historical moment in which all the world
is covered from those same rumors, agitations and vibrations
that in those years '70 characterized not only a generation
but, for better or for worse, also a lifestyle and a way to
think about things.
In this disc there are 9 pieces of which two entirely orchestrated,
the sound, also in its digitalization and masterization have
been carefully “maintained” like that one of first
years '70 (when everything was still analogical), and for
this perhaps more beautiful of the amassed sounds of today.
For this “The Comet” from the “Reale Accademia
di Musica” (Real Academy of Music), is coming out, as
it would have done, in vinyl waiting 180 gr.
There is obviously also the version in compact disc, but in
order to only allow to listen to the pieces also for those
who do not have the possibility to enjoy them through a good
Hi-fi system and with a plate “old way”.
Old way or not, you will find in notes and in atmospheres,
in the texts and images of this disc a pulsion still today
in vogue and new, more than it can be imagined.
Other italian prog bands: Marc