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Post by Theremin » Tue Mar 11, 2003 9:08 pm

I think I'm going to buy another Gryphon CD soon... Which one should I get (I already have Red Queen to Gryphon Three and Raindance)?
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Post by Alatar » Thu Mar 13, 2003 9:29 am

Well, I would suggest buying their first two as a single CD. Actually, these are the only two I have, but I quite like them.

The debut album (Gryphon) is mostly either folk or early music. I have a review for it at Ground and Sky ( http://www.progreviews.com/ ). I should warn you that my reviews are never entirely positive, so I hope I don't give the impression that I dislike this album.

Their second album, Midnight Mushrumps is a little more progressive. The twenty minute title track is the definite highlight. Very good music. I also liked Ethelion, which is a combination of two Renaissance dance tunes. I am not necessarily as keen on this album as it strikes me that it was an "in between" album and suffered because they hadn't quite settled on their style. Your milage will probably vary on this point.
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Post by Sam Gamgee » Sat Mar 15, 2003 10:26 am

Gryphon is good but short. :( But they have a LOT of really fun things to play for your recorder. Just a piece of advice: leanr to play it insanely fast on your own before you try to play along with Richard Harvey!
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Post by Ned » Sat May 03, 2003 9:39 am

I have Red Queen to Gryphon Three/Raindance, but that is all. I need more of their albums.

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Post by Sam Gamgee » Sat May 03, 2003 9:59 pm

Do you play recorder?
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Post by Ned » Sun May 04, 2003 10:48 am

Not seriously, but I have a soprano recorder and my brother has an alto. So I mess around with them sometimes.

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Post by Sam Gamgee » Mon May 05, 2003 9:39 pm

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