The fifth episode of the Yes Music Podcast featuring the fifth album, ‘Close to the Edge’.
- Is this the classic Progressive rock album?
- Are there any classical music parallels to be found here?
- What gives the music its ‘hook’?
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MJ Murphy’s Twilight Guitar site:
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:
Homework for next time:
Listen to Yes’ sixth studio album – ‘Tales from Topographic Oceans’ (1973)
Buy Yes music, don’t steal it. Take a look at this but then go out and buy the album:
‘Tales from Topographic Oceans’ on YouTube: