Treasure Chest Volume 1 - The Real Lisztomania (2002)
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Hans van Hengel on 10th September 2015 [Other reviews]
The treasure chest truly became a chest of treasures. The OST released by A&M was good enough (despite the writer's verdict) but this album takes it just that two stops farther. Rick managed to produce a soundtrack mixed with some dialogue that turns the score into a film of its own. You don't need to see the film to get the picture. This version does it for you.
Adam Lesley on 2nd June 2002 [Other reviews]
As a huge fan, I really looked forward to this disc, and as far as the music goes, it is excellent, and if you remotely like the original soundtrack, you'll love this one. The keyboard work is truly characteristic of '70's Rick. However, the disappointing thing is that the narrations here bring to mind the perversion of the original movie, which takes away from the overall enjoyment of the disc.
Christian Loebenstein on 24th May 2002 [Other reviews]
The Treasure Chest is here, and it's one fantastic box! Volume 1 consists of the "real" Lisztomania Soundtrack, as it was intended by Rick, but refused by A&M. From the opening scene narration by Paul Nicholas, through the Country Rag of "Country Sword Dance" and excellent versions of well-known Rick pieces as "Free Song", "Dante Period" a.o., this Soundtrack is hilarious, innovative, funny and provocative. I don't have to tell you, that it beats the one that came out in '75 a thousand times (or more than two thousand, to quote the master himself). Music: A+ Sound Quality: A+ And this is only Part 1 of the Box-Set…