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Why Art Rock?
British performances, bored with basic rock, schooled in classical music, natural progression
art rock characteristics
classical comp techniques, grandiose themes and concerts, "pretentious", surreal lyrics, orchestra and rock band, extremely virtuosic
"A Whiter Shade of Pale", composition technique: ground bass
The Moody Blues
orchestra/rock band, theme and development, songs about day progression
mostly original comps, "Siberian Know", "Owner of a Lonely Heart", "Roundabout" (Sonata form), development A|B into slow improv
Emerson, Lane, and Palmer
known for "covering" classical music, "Hoedown", "Karn Evi 9, pt. 2"
spiritual themes, "Carry on my wayward son" (sonata-rondo form), "Dust in the wind"
Dark Side of the Moon