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Review: First-class, colourful and involving

April 9, 2010

Gramophone Magazine reviews Jon Lord’s new album, To Notice Such Things:

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Have you noticed such things?

March 31, 2010

A penny for your thoughts. How do you like Jon Lord’s new album?

A few people already offered their thoughts on To Notice Such Things.

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Dear Jon,
Thank you for another wonderful album. Love it so much but just can’t stop playing the instrumental version of ‘Evening Song’. Another triumph.
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Vince Budd

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Review: ‘Quite an achievement’

March 27, 2010

Music Web International reviews Jon Lord’s new album To Notice Such Things.

‘To Notice Such Things is clearly a very personal and affecting portrait of Lord’s friendship with John Mortimer,’ opens the review which goes on to applaud the music with descriptive adjectives such as ‘warm vernal freshness’ … ‘invoking and reviving’ … ‘brusquely joyous strings’ … ‘a Shostakovich-like caustic serration to the string writing’ …

The review concludes, ‘this is a well presented, recorded and annotated album and one that will please those who respond to Finzian pastoral melancholy. Quite an achievement.’

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