Live at Carnegie Hall (Renaissance album)

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Live at Carnegie Hall
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Cover art by Fred Marcellino
Live album by Renaissance
Released 1976
Recorded June 20–22, 1975 with Record Plant Remote
Venue Carnegie Hall, New York
Genre Progressive rock, symphonic rock
Length 104:16
Label BTM (UK)
Sire (North America)
RCA (Europe and Japan)
Producer Renaissance
Renaissance chronology
Scheherazade and Other Stories
(1975)
Live at Carnegie Hall
(1976)
Novella
(1977)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 4/5 stars[1]

Live at Carnegie Hall is a 1976 live double album by British progressive rock band Renaissance. It presented songs from all of the band's Annie Haslam-era studio albums thus far, including the forthcoming (at the time of the concerts[2]) Scheherazade and Other Stories.

Track listing[edit]

All songs by Michael Dunford and Betty Thatcher, except where noted.[3]

Side A
  1. "Prologue" (Dunford) - 7:35
  2. "Ocean Gypsy" - 7:55
  3. "Can You Understand?" - 10:20
Side B
  1. "Carpet of the Sun" - 4:15
  2. "Running Hard" - 9:43
  3. "Mother Russia" - 10:48
Side C
  1. "Song of Scheherazade" - 28:50
    a. "Fanfare" (John Tout)
    b. "The Betrayal" (Jon Camp, Tout, Dunford)
    c. "The Sultan"
    d. "Love Theme" (Camp)
    e. "The Young Prince and Princess as told by Scheherazade"
    f. "Festival Preparations" (Camp, Tout, Dunford)
    g. "Fugue for the Sultan" (Tout)
    h. "The Festival"
    i. "Finale" (Camp, Tout, Dunford)
Side D
  1. "Ashes Are Burning" - 23:50

Personnel[edit]

Renaissance[edit]

  • Annie Haslam – lead (all but 7a-d, 7f, 7g) and backing vocals
  • Michael Dunford – acoustic guitars, backing vocals
  • John Tout – keyboards, backing vocals
  • Jon Camp – bass, lead vocals on track 7c, backing vocals
  • Terence Sullivan – drums, backing vocals, percussion

Additional musicians[edit]

  • New York Philharmonic Orchestra and choir with Tony Cox, orchestra conductor

Production[edit]

  • Carmine Rubino - recording engineer
  • Dick Plant - mixing at De Lane Lea Studios, Wembley, UK
  • Barry KIdd - mixing assistant

References[edit]

  1. ^ Eder, Bruce. "Live at Carnegie Hall - Renaissance | AllMusic". allmusic.com. Retrieved 6 July 2011. 
  2. ^ According to Jon Camp's introductions to the Scheherazade songs
  3. ^ Live at Carnegie Hall (LP album notes). Renaissance. Sire Records. ASIN B0079Q1M50.