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The Sanctuary

a Studio release
by
Alex Carpani

Release Year: 2010

Date Label Catalog # Comments
2010 Ma.Ra.Cash Records MRC 021
Added To Proggnosis Database on: 12/20/2010 12:00:00 AM
Entry Last Updated on: 1/19/2017 6:52:00 AM by: Oleg
  1. Entering The Sanctuary
  2. Spirit Of Decadence
  3. Master Of Ceremonies
  4. Knights And Clergymen
  5. Burning Braziers
  6. The Dance Of The Sacred Elves
  7. Memories Of A Wedding
  8. The Templars Dream
  9. Moonlight Through The Ruins
  10. Leaving The Sanctuary
Alex Carpani
keyboards, vocals
Fabiano Spiga
bass
Marco Fabbri
drums
Ettore Salati
guitars & pedal bass

Reviewed by Ronald on 27 Dec 2010


After the enormous success of the first album and a worldwide extra successful tour,
the second album by this genial keyboardist-composer.
One of the best RPI symphonic prog albums,ever.

Along with his usual band Guitarist Ettori Slati, Gigi Cavalli Cocchi on Drums,
Fabiano Spiga on Bass.

The album tells a long story in 10 tracks, linked to become a whole suite.

The Dance of the Sacred Elve is a great Progressive mix between the old and the new
progressive genre. (ELP/Beard). Wonderfull stuff

Alex's work on keyboard is incredible both as soundscapes  to accompany
the magical solos and as orchestral textures or as protagonist.

The wonderful cover art is a painting by the great Paul Whitehead (Genesis)
as a natural complement to the cover of the first CD "Waterline"

85 %

Ron "thedoorwaymaster" Vermulst