|......................................THE BAND AND RECORD OF THE MONTH|
Magni Animi Viri has put together a intriguing
and almost totally unique sounding, where you can also find a perfect combination of Classic Music, adding the best Melodic Metal style with the traditional Symphonic Progressive Rock. Magni Animi Viri are not a new Band, they are really a new conception and a finest example of how to create a true and a pure epic Rock Opera that, includes all the musical elements that you have never heard before, their musical performance is top-notch, having many musical sections. Great interchange and fantastic interplay between keys and guitar, dynamic and playful vocals, lyrics are in Italian and Latin, everything fits perfectly with the orchestral arrangements, fascinating listening experience both musically and lyrically, you can hear pure moments of magic. There is something unreal in their music which leads the listener to another dimension and which enable us to dream more
than ever. A collection of songs that come from the heart, a music with a new fresh innovative approach that will put Magni Animi Viri in the premier league of todays progscene. You can Imagine a perfect mix of "Banco Del Mutuo Socorso", "Nightwish", "Dream Theater", "New Trolls" and "Epica", all together into a dreamy atmosphere. I hope see "Heroes Temporis" recorded alive in a DVD, I believe that, it will be the best concert from all times. Brilliant, amazing, perfect and a fantastic work, highly recommendable for all progressive rock fans around the world...
Great international artists have participated in the recording of "Heroes Temporis".
main musicians on this project are:
A trip towards knowledge, the discovery of reality as an illusion, the classical world meeting rock, a symphonic orchestra and a progressive band for a new, exciting rock opera with major international guests.
"Magni Animi Viri" has a long range of musical experience, its Maestros Giancarlo Trotta and Luca Contegiacomo have both a musical background. The first has a classical formation while the latter a Progressive Rock one. Magni Animi Viri begam as a project with a precise objective: create and realize an important "Rock Opera".
The difficult was to combine everything in a uniform and well balanced manner, two different "worlds" while trying to obtain contemporarily a warm and harmonious sound from a symphonic orchestra.
Simple melodies at times sung by a strong and proud classical voice, like the one from a tenor, others by a sweet but raw feminine voice. Even from a literary point of view, the fusion of sentiment and contrasting emotions, reflects the hybrid musical soul of the work, giving it the right lyrical atmosphere through a marvelous modulation of emotions.
"Heroes Temporis", through the sequence of its tracks, narrates the story of a man that, in an undetermined time and space, encounters male and female characters, and thus, he reflects on the events of his life.
Every little stop he makes, is rappresentaded by a song it symbols a step towards a decision to change his life. Actually, he is slleping and at the end of his journey, he awakes and realizes that he has been a "victim" of a dream.
The dream rappresents the symbolic dressings of his own being. The emotions of daily life are projected into his dream, in this case, sentiment and desires are a "man-protagonist".
The dream is given as a renewal, as a matured way of freeing one´s self, that is to say, a stimulus for a new life (the character - man is born again).
Bulgarian Symphony Orchestra - Sif. 309 diretta dal M. Giacomo Simonelli, Ideazione e composizione della parte lettariaria Prof. Pietro Ruggiero
Violins: Dimitar Dantchev ,Iulita Kirova, Gechko Gospodinov, Verka Stefanova, Iordan Dimitrov, Nanko Dimitrov, Hristo Andreev, Emil Haltakov, Mario Filipov, Stefan Hinov, Nikolai Katzarski, Gherghi Boiadjiev, Maria Kirova, Elina Djagarova, Nikolai Lanakiev, Evelina Arabadjieva, Iva Djadjeva, Emilia Tzekova, Vania Ibrihimova, Sahska Gecheva, Ghergana Aleksieva, Maria Dancheva Violas: Petia Ivanova, Stefan Gilkov, Ognian Stanchev, Todor Mitrov, Viktor Mitzev, Evelina Haltakova, Gheorghi Stoianov, Rumiana Peteva Cellos: Hristo Tanev, Nina Stefanova, Nevena Kehaiova, Vessela Pandinova, Petar Petrov, Gheorghi Bogdanov Bass Guitars: Maksim Spassov, Irina komitska, Gheorghi Shiokov, Borislav Simeonov Flute: Kremena Achea, Iana Mihailova Oboes: Slavcho Mladenov English Horn: Detelin Vuchkov Clarinet: Borislav Iotzov Bass Clarinet: Mihail Mihailov Bassoon: Marin Valchanov Harp: Iliana Selimska Sweet Flute: Petar Ganev Timpanist: Radosvet Kukudov French Horns: Ignat Velichkov, Vladislav Grigorov, Krassimir Kostadinov, Plamen Dimitrov Trumpets: Dimitar Neikov, Gheorghi Velev, Ivo Kasassov, Marian Anghelov Trombones: Atanas Karafesliev, Vassil Tododrov, Krassimir Kirirlov, Vladimir Slavchev Choir Singers: Donka Banska, Emilia Andonova, Stela Koleva-Ivanova, Anghelina Lambrinova, Rossitza Grigorova, Rossitza Georghieva, Lilia Marinava, Budinka Popova, Dessislava Ivanova, Irina Raicheva, Iolanta Gheorghieva, Neli Bojkova, Vassil Sokolov, Nikola Vassilev, Sasho Kostov, Ivailo Donkov, Orlin Cholakov, Ivailo Iordanov, Ivailo Andonov, Konstantin Tzvetkov, Enriko Gheorghiev, Gheorghi Gheorghiev, Vassil Antov, Vladimir Marinov, Emil Esekiev, Krastan Krastanov, Iossif Gherdjikov, Iulian Perekliev, Konstantin Ivanchev, Valentin Ionchev, Hristo Stoinov, Petar Petrov.
Giancarlo Trotta and Luca Contegiacomo.
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