The Yellow Shark

Release Date: 02/11/1993

Zappa / Ensemble Modern

CD Release 02/11/1993


UPC: 081227160029 US

Official Release #062

 1.Intro 1:42
 2.Dog Breath Variations 2:06
 3.Uncle Meat 3:24
 4.Outrage at Valdez 3:27
 5.Times Beach II 7:30
 6.III Revised 1:45
 7.The Girl in the Magnesium Dress 4:33
 8.Be-Bop Tango 3:43
 9.Ruth Is Sleeping 5:56
10.None of the Above 2:16
11.Pentagon Afternoon 2:27
12.Questi cazzi di piccione 3:02
13.Times Beach III 4:25
14.Food Gathering in Post-Industrial America, 1992 2:51
15.Welcome to the United States 6:38
16.Pound for a Brown 2:12
17.Exercise #4 1:37
18.Get Whitey 7:00
19.G-Spot Tornado 5:17

Total Playing Time 71:51

Zappa / Ensemble Modern: The Yellow Shark

Frank Zappa: composer, conductor
Peter Rundel: conductor, violin
The Ensemble Modern

Dietmar Wiesner: flute

Catherine Milliken: oboe, english horn, didjeridu

Roland Diry: clarinet

Wolfgang Stryi: clarinet, tenor saxophone

Veit Scholz: bassoon

Franck Ollu: french horn
Stefan Dohr: french horn

William Forman: trumpet, flügelhorn, piccolo trumpet, cornet
Michael Gross: trumpet, flügelhorn, piccolo trumpet, cornet

Uwe Dierksen: trombone

Michael Svoboda: trombone, euphonium, didjeridu, alphorn

Daryl Smith: tuba

Hermann Kretzschmar: piano, harpsichord, celeste, voices

Ueli Wiget: piano, harpsichord, celeste, harp

Rumi Ogawa-Helferich: percussion, cymbalom

Andreas Böttger: percussion

Rainer Römer: percussion
Detlef Tewes: mandolin
Jürgen Ruck: guitar, banjo

Ellen Wegner: harp
Mathias Tacke: violin
Claudia Sack: violin
Hilary Sturt: viola, voices
Friedemann Dähn: violoncello
Thomas Fichter: contrabass, electric upright bass

Best Songs

None - No Song Got a Score of a Least 4/5 

Good Songs

15.Welcome to the United States 3,5/5

16.Pound for a Brown 3,5/5

 4.Outrage at Valdez 3/5

 8.Be-Bop Tango 3/5

10.None of the Above 3/5
11.Pentagon Afternoon 3/5

18.Get Whitey 3/5

 2.Dog Breath Variations 2,5/5
 3.Uncle Meat 2,5/5

 9.Ruth Is Sleeping 2,5/5

17.Exercise #4 2,5/5
19.G-Spot Tornado 2,5/5

 1.Intro 2/5

 5.Times Beach II 2/5

13.Times Beach III 2/5
Terrible Songs

7.The Girl in the Magnesium Dress 1,5/5

12.Questi cazzi di piccione 1,5/5

 6.III Revised 1/5

14.Food Gathering in Post-Industrial America, 1992 0,5/5

Personal Score 2,21 / 5
"Not My Favorite Album" Jany

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