This compilation accurately summarize the fusion king's work from the mid to late '70s through the early '80s. Di Meola's compositional strength shines brightly, as does his absolutely blazing guitar work featuring his trademarks, mind boggling speed and precision. Di Meola covers an enormous amount of musical ground. From the graceful power of the epic "Elegant Gypsy Suite," to the gentle "Bianca's Midnight Lullaby," to a rocker like "Cruisin'," he effortlessly switches between multiple styles, often within the same song. Four (new) bonus tracks are included, "Medley: Short Tales Of The Black Forest/Fantasia Suite For Two Guitars," "The Wizard," "Al Di's Dream Theme," and "Theme To The Mothership." All four bonus are live cuts.
This compilation accurately summarize the fusion king's work from the mid to late '70s through the early '80s. Di Meola's compositional strength shines brightly, as does his absolutely blazing guitar work featuring his trademarks, mind boggling speed and precision. Di Meola covers an enormous amount of musical ground. From the graceful power of the epic "Elegant Gypsy Suite," to the gentle "Bianca's Midnight Lullaby," to a rocker like "Cruisin'," he effortlessly switches between multiple styles, often within the same song. Four (new) bonus tracks are included, "Medley: Short Tales Of The Black Forest/Fantasia Suite For Two Guitars," "The Wizard," "Al Di's Dream Theme," and "Theme To The Mothership." All four bonus are live cuts.
8718627232606

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Format: CD
Label: MUSIC ON CD
Rel. Date: 11/27/2020
UPC: 8718627232606

Anthology (Hol)
Artist: Al Meola Di
Format: CD
New: Available 20.99
Wish

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DISC: 1

1. Land of the Midnight Sun
2. Suite: Golden Dawn
3. Race with Devil on Spanish Highwaya
4. Elegant Gypsy Suite
5. Senor Mouse
6. Casino
7. Medley: Short Tales of the Black Forest/Fantasia Suite for Two Guitars (Bonus Track)
8. The Wizard (Bonus Track)
9. Alien Chase on Arabian Desert
10. Dinner Music of the Gods
11. Bianca's Midnight Lullay
12. God Bird Change
13. Electric Rendesvous
14. Nena (Live)
15. Egyptian Danza (Live)
16. Cruisin' (Live)
17. Island Dreamer
18. Sequencer
19. Al Di's Dream Theme (Bonus Track)
20. Theme to the Mothership (Bonus Track)

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This compilation accurately summarize the fusion king's work from the mid to late '70s through the early '80s. Di Meola's compositional strength shines brightly, as does his absolutely blazing guitar work featuring his trademarks, mind boggling speed and precision. Di Meola covers an enormous amount of musical ground. From the graceful power of the epic "Elegant Gypsy Suite," to the gentle "Bianca's Midnight Lullaby," to a rocker like "Cruisin'," he effortlessly switches between multiple styles, often within the same song. Four (new) bonus tracks are included, "Medley: Short Tales Of The Black Forest/Fantasia Suite For Two Guitars," "The Wizard," "Al Di's Dream Theme," and "Theme To The Mothership." All four bonus are live cuts.