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Immortal, my new album

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Hello, I invite you to give a listen to my last work:

https://gardenjia.bandcamp.com/album/immortal

The album has been recorded as usual with my Ibanez Guitars equipped with Bare Knuckle Pickups . The sound has been created with a free plugint MegaFuzzieMK4 - Mesa/Boogie Mark IV simulation” by @Vadim Taranov. 
Almost every song of "Immortal" contains a classical piece rearranged by me. This one, truth to tell, was the original idea that originated the album. I wanted to rearrange and give a metal form to some classical masterpieces( Lacrimosa and Requiem in particular), inserting them into my own compositions. 
I am a great fan of Herzog's work, and watching his “Gesualdo: Death for Five Voices” I learned about this great composer of sacred choir music (and he also lived near the place where I live). He was a revolutionary composer. 
I listened to his works that are haunting and beautiful, I chose “Se la mia morte brami”. Then I added Gustav Holst's Mars symphony to the mess. 
This work has been very hard, I had to figure out every note of every instrument, every panning of a big orchestra. I used the marvellous Albion orchestra from Spitfire Audio.
I also inserted a cover of the chords section from Allan Holdsworth "Shallow sea", because he is my favourite guitar player and I had to pay a tribute to this genius.

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