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Concerto for Group and Orchestra

1969

Original version lost

Buy-Scores-buttonFull score restored by Marco de Goeij 1997-99;
Revised by the composer and Paul Mann 1999.

View examples of the work done on the revised score.

Final revised version, 2011.

3(III=p).2.ca.2.2-4.3.3.1-T+3 (cym, s.cym, BD, SD, TT, toms, tub.bells, xyl, tamb., rute) hp.str. (min.14, 12, 10, 8, 6)  Group: gtr, Hammond org., bass gtr, drums, vocal (2nd mvt only)

Duration: 46’ (16’, 19’, 11’)

I. Moderato – Allegro
II. Andante
III. Vivace-Presto

World Premiere: Royal Albert Hall, London, 24 September 1969
Deep Purple (Ritchie Blackmore, Ian Gillan, Roger Glover, Ian Paice, Jon Lord)
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra; Malcolm Arnold, conductor
US Premiere: Hollywood Bowl, Los Angeles, California, 25 August 1970
Deep Purple; Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra; Lawrence Foster, conductor

World Premiere of restored and revised version:
Royal Albert Hall, London, 25-26 September 1999
Deep Purple (Steve Morse, Ian Gillan, Roger Glover, Ian Paice, Jon Lord)
London Symphony Orchestra; Paul Mann, conductor
(Revised version dedicated to Malcolm Arnold)

Live Recordings:
Deep Purple; RPO/Arnold: Harvest SHVL 767 (January 1970).
1st CD issue: EMI CDP 7 94886-2 (1990)
Remastered CD issue: EMI 07243 541006 2 8 (2002) (also on DVD)
Deep Purple; LSO/Mann
Eagle Records, EDGCD 0000124  (2000) (also on DVD)
Deep Purple; New Japan Philharmonic/Mann  (2001)
(2 live performances, 24/25 March 2001, recorded in Japan, only available as part of 12-disc Box set: The Soundboard Series (Thompson Music)

Studio Recording: (2011-12)
Jon Lord (organ), Darin Vasilev (guitar), Joe Bonamassa (guitar), Steve Morse (guitar), Guy Pratt (bass), Brett Morgan (drums), Kasia Laska (vocals),
Steve Balsamo (vocals), Bruce Dickinson (vocals)
Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra; Paul Mann (conductor)
earMusic, September 2012.

B Feldman & Co., Ltd. (EMI Music Publishing)
Full score and parts available on hire
Study Score on sale (forthcoming)

Additional information:
View examples of the work done on the revised score.

6 comments

  1. Hi,
    just wanted to ask, if the ‘Study Score’ is available yet? Or when it will be?
    Thanks


  2. The score is in production now and will be available soon through Hal Leonard. All details will be published on jonlord.org as soon as we have them.


  3. About the concerto study score, is it going to be printed or not?
    I’ve been waiting for ages. Thanks


  4. Hello,
    I’m music student in french (University of Reims) and a great fan of Jon Lord.
    I search the complet score of the concerto for group and orchestra by Jon Lord for my studies and me. But i dont find this score now here…
    Please, help me !
    Cordially, Mr LARUE Jean-René.
    PS: sorry for my english


  5. Misters, when will be availabre the score of the concert, for sale’
    Thanks


  6. Dear Celso Torres-Mora,
    The score Is available now in a print-your-own pdf edition – here: http://jonlordshop.org/scores.html

    Best regards,
    – Rasmus



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