Visionary - Gordon Giltrap

Visionary
WE CURRENTLY HAVE A SMALL AMOUNT OF SIGNED COPIES OF THIS ALBUM AVAILABLE!!

NEWLY REMASTERED & EXPANDED EDITION CD OF THIS CLASSIC 1976 ALBUM BY GORDON GILTRAP
REMASTERED FROM THE ORIGINAL MASTER TAPES
FEATURING THREE BONUS TRACKS, ONE PREVIOUSLY UNRELEASED

ESOTERIC RECORDINGS are pleased to announce the release of a newly remastered and expanded edition of the classic album "VISIONARY” by GORDON GILTRAP. For over forty years Gordon has enjoyed the well-deserved reputation as one of Britain’s greatest guitar players. He made his first recordings in the 1960s as folk artist, but by 1976 he had crossed into the Progressive Rock genre, backed by a band of outstanding musicians such as JOHN G. PERRY (Bass), ROD EDWARDS (keyboards) and SIMON PHILLIPS (drums).
"VISIONARY” was the first of Gordon’s "Progressive” albums and was released on the Electric label in 1976.
This Esoteric Recordings edition is newly remastered from the original tapes and includes three bonus tracks, including the previously unreleased 13-minute composition "Concerto”. The reissue also features a lavishly illustrated booklet with new essay and interview with Gordon Giltrap.

Release Date: 29/07/2013
Our Price: £10.95
Code: ECLEC2400
Weight: 200
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1. AWAKENING
2. ROBES AND CROWNS
3. FROM THE FOUR WINDS
4. LUCIFER’S CAGE
5. REVELATION
6. THE PRICE OF EXPERIENCE
7. THE DANCE OF ALBION
8. THE TYGER
9. THE ECHOING GREEN
10. LONDON
11. NIGHT
BONUS TRACKS

12. CONCERTO MOVEMENT ONE
13.
CONCERTO MOVEMENT TWO
14.
CONCERTO MOVEMENT THREE
15. ON WINGS OF HOPE
16. VISIONARY (original version)

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