David Bedford

David Bedford (with BBC Symphony Orchestra & Piers Adams) - Recorder Concerto (1997)

David Bedford (with BBC Symphony Orchestra & Piers Adams) - Recorder Concerto (1998)
EAC | Flac(Image) + Cue + Log & MP3 CBR 320Kbps
NMC Records, NMCD045S | ~ 104 or 62 Mb | Scans Included
Modern Classical

What could be more experimental on the ultra-pluralistic contemporary scene than a composer unconcerned with individuality? For much of the time, David Bedford’s Recorder Concerto offers the kind of discreetly accompanied scales and arpeggios that have been standard issue from Vivaldi to Malcolm Arnold…

David Bedford - Great Equatorial (1994)  Music

Posted by v3122 at Nov. 6, 2015
David Bedford - Great Equatorial (1994)

David Bedford - Great Equatorial (1994)
EAC | Flac(Image) + Cue + Log & MP3 CBR 320Kbps
Voiceprint, VP156CD | ~ 334 or 165 Mb | Scans Included
Progressive Rock / Ambient

David Bedford was originally commissioned to write Great Equatorial as part of the celebrations surrounding the renovation of the room containing the Great Equatorial Telescope at Greenwich Observatory, in London. Just ten minutes in length, his initial vision was subsequently expanded into six movements totaling a little over one hour, a vast and sweeping suite that defies ready categorization…

David Bedford and Ursula Le Guin - Rigel 9 (1985)  Music

Posted by v3122 at Nov. 5, 2015
David Bedford and Ursula Le Guin - Rigel 9 (1985)

David Bedford and Ursula Le Guin - Rigel 9 (1985)
EAC | Flac(Image) + Cue + Log & MP3 CBR 320Kbps
1997 | Virgin Records, 7243 8 44385 2 4 | ~ 249 or 124 Mb | Scans Included
Progressive Rock

Though it is seldom ranked among the composer's greatest works, Rigel 9 is actually one of the most easily digested, as David Bedford links with science fiction author (and now lyricist) Ursula LeGuin to create a song cycle that, though it is certainly rooted in LeGuin's own territory, will certainly not disappoint Bedford's own followers…
David Bedford - Star Clusters, Nebulae & Places In Devon / The Song Of The White Horse (1983)

David Bedford - Star Clusters, Nebulae & Places In Devon / The Song Of The White Horse (1983)
EAC | Flac(Image) + Cue + Log & MP3 CBR 320Kbps
1999 | Classicprint Records, CPVP011CD | ~ 260 or 131 Mb | Scans Included
Post-Modern / Avantgarde

The Song of the White Horse is the original 1983 pressing of the album subsequently reissued (by Voiceprint and Classicprint) as Star Clusters, Nebulae & Places in Devon/The Song of the White Horse. Originally issued on Mike Oldfield's short-lived eponymous label, it is comprised of just two pieces of music – both of which can now be referred to as the title track…

David Bedford - Instructions For Angels (1977)  Music

Posted by v3122 at Oct. 30, 2015
David Bedford - Instructions For Angels (1977)

David Bedford - Instructions For Angels (1977)
EAC | Flac(Image) + Cue + Log & MP3 CBR 320Kbps
1997 | Virgin Records, CDV2090 | ~ 231 or 114 Mb | Scans Included
Progressive Rock

The follow-up to ''The Odyssey'', this album continues in a similar vein. The instrumentation is again comprised of synthesizers, Solina Strings, piano, orchestral instruments and female voices, and again we have an appearance by Mike Oldfield and this time also by Mike Ratledge…

David Bedford - Star's End (1974)  Music

Posted by v3122 at Oct. 29, 2015
David Bedford - Star's End (1974)

David Bedford - Star's End (1974)
EAC | Flac(Image) + Cue + Log & MP3 CBR 320Kbps
1997 | Virgin Records, CDV2020 | ~ 191 or 125 Mb | Scans Included
Progressive Rock / Avantgarde / Experimental

It's safe to say that most people who become cognizant of this very obscure album's existence will do so through a Mike Oldfield discography. David Bedford conducted the choir and strings on Oldfield's Hergest Ridge album, and Oldfield returns the favor by guesting as the soloist on this 45-minute Bedford orchestral work, recorded the same year (1974). That being said, the potential purchaser is warned that this is not a guitar concerto, nor a "in-all-but-name" Oldfield album in spite of his significant contribution…

David Bedford - Nurses Song With Elephants (1972)  Music

Posted by v3122 at Oct. 28, 2015
David Bedford - Nurses Song With Elephants (1972)

David Bedford - Nurses Song With Elephants (1972)
EAC | Flac(Image) + Cue + Log & MP3 CBR 320Kbps
1995 | Voiceprint, VP116CD | ~ 225 or 110 Mb | Scans Included
Alternative Rock / Abstract / Avantgarde / Experimental

Debut solo album from one of England's most surrealist composer, and this bizarrerie came out after a spell in Kevin Ayers' Whole World and helping Kevin reach an entirely different dimension than his usual quirky pop songs with the very strange Shooting At The Moon…

David Bedford - Rime of the Ancient Mariner (1975)  Music

Posted by gribovar at July 22, 2011
David Bedford - Rime of the Ancient Mariner (1975)

David Bedford - Rime of the Ancient Mariner (1975)
EAC Rip | APE (image+.cue+log) - 151 MB | MP3 CBR 320 kbps (LAME 3.93) - 95 MB | Covers - 9 MB
Genre: Crossover Prog | RAR 3% Rec. | Label: Virgin Records (CDOVD 443, 72438 395392 9)

Narrated by Robert Powell this work was released by Virgin Records in 1975. Great album sleeve with a noteworthy credit being Mike Oldfield assisting on guitars. The album itself comprises of two parts, Rime Of The Ancient Mariner 1 & 2. Oldfield's association with David Bedford went back to The Kevin Ayers and the Whole World band. While Oldfield was flexing his creative muscle and getting frustrated within the confines of that band he confided more and more with David Bedford and struck up a strong rapport with the keyboard player that lasted long after 1975.
V.A. - Prog Rocks! Five Discs Celebrating Five Legendary Prog Rock Labels [5CD Box Set] (2013)

V.A. - Prog Rocks! Five Discs Celebrating Five Legendary Prog Rock Labels [5CD Box Set] (2013)
EAC Rip | FLAC (tracks+.cue+log) - 2,24 GB | MP3 CBR 320 kbps (LAME 3.93) - 832 MB | Covers - 33 MB
Genre: Progressive Rock | RAR 3% Rec. | Label: EMI (50999 7 25070 2 5)

This album features 5 discs celebrating 5 legendary progressive rock labels! Part of the successful EMI Global Prog Rocks! Campaign, highlighting the work of some of the World's greatest artists associated with the genre. Featuring classic Prog riches from Harvest, Charisma, Virgin, Liberty / UA and newer, more cutting edge progressive rock from the enterprising Inside Out label. This compilation serves as the ideal introduction to the wide variety of bands and musical styles on these labels and offers a broad insight into the delights of progressive music! Syd Barrett, Electric Light Orchestra, Barclay James Harvest, Van Der Graaf Generator, The Nice, Peter Hammill, Gong, Hatfield And The North, Tangerine Dream, Steve Hillage, Daevid Allen, Hawkwind, Pain Of Salvation, Riverside and many more.
Kevin Ayers - Odd Ditties (1976) {2014 Remaster Japan Mini LP SHM-CD Edition}

Kevin Ayers - Odd Ditties (1976) {2014 Remaster Japan Mini LP SHM-CD Edition}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 414 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 151 Mb
Full Artwork @ 600 dpi (png) -> 378 Mb | 5% repair rar
© 2014 Parlophone / Warner Music Japan | WPCR-15528
Rock / Art Rock / Canterbury Scene

Cardboard sleeve reissue from Kevin Ayers features remastering in 2014 and the high-fidelity SHM-CD format (compatible with standard CD players). The cover faithfully replicates the original UK LP artwork. Includes an obi featuring design of original Japanese limited edition's LP (subject to change). Comes with a description and lyrics. Part of eight-album Kevin Ayers cardboard sleeve reissue series features the albums, "Joy Of A Toy +5," "Shooting At The Moon +6," "Whatevershebrings Wesing +10," "Bananamour +7," "Odd Ditties +3," "Yes We Have No Mananas. So Get Your Mananas Today +9," "Rainbow Takeaway +7," and "That's What You Get Babe +4." Bonus tracks.