Classical (album)

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Classical
Wolf Hoffmann Classical.jpg
Studio album by Wolf Hoffmann
Released September 22nd, 1997
Genre Rock
Neoclassical metal
Length 48:40
Label Sony BMG
Producer Michael Wagener
Wolf Hoffmann chronology
Classical
(1997)
Headbangers Symphony
(2016)Headbangers Symphony2016
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
roughedge.com link (3.5/4)

Classical is an album by the guitarist Wolf Hoffmann. It begins with a rendition from Georges Bizet's Carmen, Suite #1 playing the famous Fate Theme from Carmen's opera. Next is a version of Edvard Grieg's "In the Hall of the Mountain King." Track #4 is "Arabian Dance" by Peter I. Tchaikovsky. Ravel's "Bolero" becomes a bluesy piece. The CD's final track is a version of Edward Elgar's "Pomp & Circumstance".

Track listing[edit]

  1. Prelude – 1:25
  2. In the Hall of the Mountain King – 3:14
  3. Habanera – 5:14
  4. Arabian Dance – 5:14
  5. The Moldau – 4:54
  6. Bolero – 8:17
  7. Blues for Elise – 4:02
  8. Aragonaise – 4:27
  9. Solveig's Song – 3:45
  10. Western Sky – 4:26
  11. Pomp & Circumstance – 3:42

Band[edit]

  • Wolf Hoffmann - guitars
  • Peter Baltes - bass on #11
  • Mike Brignardello - bass on #02, 03, 05, 07 & 09
  • W. Anthony Joyner - bass on #10
  • Michael Cartellone - drums & percussion
  • Larry Hall - piano on #11
  • Dr. Al Kooper - Hammond B3 organ on #07

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