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The Classical Conspiracy

Epica

Type:
Live album
Release date:
May 8th, 2009
Label:
Nuclear Blast
Reviews:
1 review (avg. 87%)
Disc 1
1. Palladium (by Yves Huts) 03:46   instrumental
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2. Dies Irae (from Giuseppe Verdi: "Requiem") 02:15   Show lyrics
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3. Ombra Mai Fu (from George Frideric Handel: "Xerxes") 03:06   Show lyrics
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4. Adagio (from Antonín Dvorák: "New World Symphony" (9th symphony)) 09:02   instrumental
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5. Spider-Man Medley (from Danny Elfman: "Spider-Man") 04:16   instrumental
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6. Presto (from Antonio Vivaldi: "The Four Seasons") 03:06   instrumental
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7. Montagues and Capulets (from Sergei Prokofiev: "Romeo and Juliet") 02:11   instrumental
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8. The Imperial March (from John Williams: "Star Wars Episode V") 03:25   instrumental
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9. Stabat Mater Dolorosa (from Giovanni Battista Pergolesi: "Stabat Mater") 04:31   Show lyrics
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10. Unholy Trinity (by Yves Huts) 03:11   instrumental
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11. In the Hall of the Mountain King (from Edvard Grieg: "Peer Gynt") 03:11   instrumental
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12. Pirates of the Caribbean Medley (from Hans Zimmer/Klaus Badelt: "Pirates of the Caribbean")* 06:44   instrumental
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13. Indigo 02:04   Show lyrics
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14. The Last Crusade 04:18   Show lyrics
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15. Sensorium 05:06   Show lyrics
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16. Quietus 04:22   Show lyrics
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17. Chasing the Dragon 08:03   Show lyrics
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18. Feint 04:34   Show lyrics
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Disc 2
1. Never Enough 05:37   Show lyrics
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2. Beyond Belief 05:28   Show lyrics
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3. Cry for the Moon 07:44   Show lyrics
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4. Safeguard to Paradise 03:59   Show lyrics
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5. Blank Infinity 04:45   Show lyrics
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6. Living a Lie 05:24   Show lyrics
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7. The Phantom Agony 10:30   Show lyrics
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8. Sancta Terra 05:11   Show lyrics
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9. Illusive Consensus 05:45   Show lyrics
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10. Consign to Oblivion 12:06   Show lyrics
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Band members
Simone Simons Vocals
Ad Sluijter Guitars (lead)
Mark Jansen Guitars (rhythm), Vocals (harsh)
Yves Huts Bass
Coen Janssen Keyboards
Ariën van Weesenbeek Drums
Guest/Session
Amanda Somerville Vocals
Tamas Kriston Violin
Angelika Hircsu Vocals (alto)
Miscellaneous staff
Simone Simons Lyrics
Simon Oberender (R.I.P. 2012) Editing, Mixing, Mastering
Szabolcs Horvath Executive manager
Tamas Bator Managing director
Sascha Paeth Producer, Mixing, Mastering
Tamas Kriston Concertmaster
Janos Adam Photography
Laszlo Mocsari Photography
Levente Kovacs Photography
Maria Schvab Photography
Patrakov Alexey Photography
Patrakov Oleg Photography
Mark Jansen Lyrics
Tamas Gresicki Engineering
Daniel Hidvegi Engineering
Stefan Heilemann Art direction, Design
Olaf Reitmeier Editing
Miro Editing
Ad Sluijter Editing, Lyrics
Rita Miklán Photography
Simone Simons Vocals
Ad Sluijter Guitars (lead)
Mark Jansen Guitars (rhythm), Vocals (harsh)
Yves Huts Bass
Coen Janssen Keyboards
Ariën van Weesenbeek Drums
Amanda Somerville Vocals
Tamas Kriston Violin
Angelika Hircsu Vocals (alto)
Simone Simons Lyrics
Simon Oberender (R.I.P. 2012) Editing, Mixing, Mastering
Szabolcs Horvath Executive manager
Tamas Bator Managing director
Sascha Paeth Producer, Mixing, Mastering
Tamas Kriston Concertmaster
Janos Adam Photography
Laszlo Mocsari Photography
Levente Kovacs Photography
Maria Schvab Photography
Patrakov Alexey Photography
Patrakov Oleg Photography
Mark Jansen Lyrics
Tamas Gresicki Engineering
Daniel Hidvegi Engineering
Stefan Heilemann Art direction, Design
Olaf Reitmeier Editing
Miro Editing
Ad Sluijter Editing, Lyrics
Rita Miklán Photography
Read Epica’s Imperial March 87% Kalelfromkrypton September 23rd, 2009
The Classical Conspiracy contains a full live-show recorded in Miskolc, Hungary, with a 40-piece orchestra and a 30-piece choir.
More than 2 hours of Epica songs and Epica's adaptations of classical masterpieces and movie-scores!!

This live album was recorded during the the Miskolc International Opera Festival, in Hungary on the 14th June 2008.
Mixed and mastered at the Gate Studio & The Pathway Studio in Wolfsburg, Germany, Jan - Feb 2009.

This album will be out in two edition : jewel case and digipack and we'll be divided in two section, the Classical Part and the Epica Setlist.

Live at Miskolc International Opera Festival (Hungary, 14.06.2008)

CD I - Classical Set -
Solo violin on #6 "Presto": Tamas Kriston
Alto on #9 "Stabat Mater Dolorosa": Angelika Hircsu
Transcriptions of "Palladium" and "Unholy Trinity" by Oliver Palotai and Coen Janssen
#13, #17: All right reserved © Nuclear Blast and published by Prophecies Publishing
#14, #15, 16#, #18: All right reserved © Transmission / Centertainment and Published by Frozen Mind Publishing

Tracks:
1. Composed by Y. Huts
2. from "Requiem (1871)". Composed by G. Verdu. Band Arrengement by C. Janssen & M. Jansen
3. from "Xerxes (1737)". Composed by G. F. Handel
4. from "Symphony nº 9 in E Minor, Op. 95, from The New World (1893)". Composed by A. Dvorák. Band arrengement by C. Janssen
5. from the Motion Picture "Spider-Man (2002)". Composed by D. Elfman. Orchestral arragemente by John Wasson. Choir arraged by C. Janssen. Band arrengement by Y. Huts
6. from "The Four Seasons, Concerto for Violin nº 2 in G Minor. Op. 8, Summer (1725)". Composed by A. Vivaldi. Band arrengement by M. Jansen
7. from "Romeo and Julliet, Suite nº 2, Op. 64B (1935)". Composed by S. Prokofiev. Band arrengement by C. Janssen & Y. Huts
8. from "Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back (1980)". Composed by J. Williams. Band arrengement by Y. Huts
9. from "Stabat Mater (1736)". Composed by G. Pergolesi
10. Composed by Y. Huts
11. from "Peer Gynt, Suite nº 1, Op. 46-4 (1874)"
12. from the Motion Picture "Pirates Of The Caribbean: The Curse Of The Black Pearl (2003)". Composed by K. Badelt, Orchestral arrangement by T. Ricketts. Published by Disney-Walt-Music, Choir arranged by C. Janssen. Band arrengement by Y. Huts

CD II - Epica Set -
Orchestral arrangement transcribed by Oliver Palotai and Coen Janssen
Additional Choir arragements by Coen Janssen
#1, #2, #4, #6, #8: All right reserved © Nuclear Blast and published by Prophecies Publishing
#3, #5, #6, #7, #9, #10: All rights reserved © Trsnmission / Centertainment and published by Frozen Mind Publishing

*only on the European version
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Added on: 2009-06-07 09:11:54 Last modified on: 2012-09-16 01:59:43
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