Most of the songs on Faithful Friends were original compositions, and owed more to rock than classical music, with all five members contributing as songwriters. The band also inserted brief classical pieces by Bach "Trio Sonata No. Brian had [a] more bluesy voice, and could be more easily compared with Jagger. The combination was great for us and helped to set off the songs, and also helped us to remain slightly enigmatic and not so easy to cubbyhole are they classical? Or what?
Of the original songs on Faithful Friends, perhaps the most familiar-sounding to the general rock audience is "Sing Lady Sing," due to its similarity to a different record that ended up getting much more exposure.
Accessibility help. Email or phone Password Forgotten account? Suggest Edits. Info, photos etc will be added as time permits. A mutual friend and record producer suggested that all five drop their current bands and form a new band, and the New York Rock and Roll Ensemble was born. This fusion, daring at the time, among many others impressed Leonard Bernstein so much that he invited the group to appear at one of his Young People's Concerts with the New York Philharmonic Orchestra, where they performed their signature song "Brandenburg" which was based on the first movement of Bach's Fifth Brandenburg Concerto.
This track showed the group at their best, starting off with a straight rendition of Bach's music featuring two oboes, guitar and cello , then migrating into a rock song, while continuing to use Bach's original music for its basis. French hallucination: Prognotfrog is so beyond my dreams today a fairy called Isabelbc tells me an original nirvana, the new "Munju"! I'm there. I discovered a magical home!
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