Procol Harum, Live In Concert With the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra
A review of the Esoteric Recordings CD reissue
Is it possible for classical music to mix well with pop music? Maybe that question is moot by now, but way back in the 1960’s and 1970’s, the notion was somewhat controversial.
You can hear the snobs sneering: just what did these long-haired interlopers with their guitar amps and drum sets think they were doing? Did they seriously think they could pretentiously employ “serious” musicians for their popular ditties…