The ONLY pro-shot color live performance of classic-era Renaissance, from the inaugural BBC 1977 "Sight And Sound" television program and FM radio simulcast.
This release by Repertoire Records is authorized by and benefits Annie Haslam and the surviving 1970s band members Jon Camp and Terry Sullivan.
Personalized autograph by Annie Haslam. PLEASE NOTE: Annie Haslam autographs and ships DVDs roughly once a month, please allow 4-6 weeks for delivery. FIRST SHIPMENTS EXPECTED BETWEEN APRIL 15 AND APRIL 30.
Release details from Repertoire Records:
FOUR RENAISSANCE ‘LIVE AT THE BBC’ PERFORMANCES ON 4 DISCS IN THIS PACK:
MAIN FEATURE DVD: BBC ‘Sight & Sound - In Concert’. Live from the Golders Green Hippodrome, London, 8th January, 1977
MAIN FEATURE CD1: BBC ‘Sight & Sound - In Concert’. Live from the Golders Green Hippodrome, London, 8th January, 1977
BBC Radio 1 ‘Sight & Sound - In Concert’, Live from the Golders Green Hippodrome, London, 8th May, 1975
BBC Radio 1 ‘BBC Sessions’, 19th August, 1978
BBC Radio 1 ‘Sight & Sound - In Concert’, Live from the Paris Theatre, London, 25th March, 1976
RECORDINGS SOURCED FROM THE BBC ARCHIVES
RESTORED CONCERT PERFORMANCE ON REGION FREE NTSC DVD: (LPCM 48KHz/16bit stereo audio)
REMASTERED STEREO SOUNDTRACK CDs
20-PAGE BOOKLET WITH DETAILED LINER NOTES BY RESPECTED ROCK JOURNALIST AND AUTHOR CHRIS WELCH, INCLUDING NEW INTERVIEWS WITH ANNIE HASLAM, JON CAMP & TERENCE SULLIVAN.
Renaissance was at the peak of its popularity when this series of superb concerts was televised and broadcast on TV and radio by the BBC in the 1970s. Blending melodic rock with classical music, and featuring the outstanding voice of Annie Haslam, the band performed at its inspirational best at these shows, now available on this DVD+3CD package.
Classic songs from their finest albums, such as ‘Ashes Are Burning’ and ‘Turn Of the Cards’ are spotlighted over four discs, including the film of a rare BBC’s ‘Sight & Sound - In Concert’ live show from the Golders Green Hippodrome, London on 8th January, 1977.
The extensive DVD/CD liner note by Chris Welch includes new interviews with band members Annie Haslam, Jon Camp and Terence Sullivan, who all reminisce about their experiences and discuss the outstanding music they performed on these historic BBC shows.
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Since the 1970s, Renaissance has recorded fifteen albums while gracing distinguished stages, from Carnegie Hall with The New York Philharmonic to the Royal Albert Hall in London with The Royal Philharmonic Orchestras. The five octave voice of Annie Haslam and brilliant songwriting/musicianship of Michael Dunford remain the core of Renaissance.
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