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Episode 16 – ‘Keys to Ascension’ part 1

CDs purchased 1996 and 1997 (click to enlarge)

The sixteenth episode of the Yes Music Podcast featuring the studio tracks from the fifteenth studio/live album, ‘Keys to Ascension’.

  • A classic appearance – a classic sound?
  • Are we ‘back to the 70s’?
  • Was it all worth it?

Listen and see if you agree with me then let me know by leaving a comment or contacting me via the different routes on the right hand side!

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Examples of classical, programmatic tone poems:

Theme music

The music I use is the last movement of Stravinsky’s Firebird Suite. This has been used as introduction music at many Yes concerts. My theme music is not take from a live concert – I put it together from the following two creative commons sources:

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2 replies on “Episode 16 – ‘Keys to Ascension’ part 1”

I’ve always loved Keys. It’s a shame that rick left because of keys II. I actually believe that this album would have benefitted from Moraz more than Wakeman. If you see this, what do you think?

I’m not sure Moraz would have been better but I would love to hear what he could have added, and not just to Keys, which I really like. Keystudio is a great album and what should have been released in my opinion.

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