Orchestral Favorites

Release Date: 30/08/2019

Frank Zappa

CD Release 30/08/2019

ZAPPA RECORDS ZR 20030

UPC: 824302003022 EU

Official Release #113

CD 1

Original Album: 40th Anniversary Remaster
 1.Strictly Genteel 7:03
 2.Pedro's Dowry 7:40
 3.Naval Aviation in Art? 1:21
 4.Duke of Prunes 4:19
 5.Bogus Pomp 13:30
 6.Stricly Genteel (Keyboard OD Version) [bonus track] 7:16

Total Playing Time 41:09

CD 2
The Abnuceals Emuukha Electric Symphony Orchestra

Live at Royce Hall, September 13th, 1975
 1."Show Start / Bogus Pomp Explained" 6:28
 2.Bogus Pomp 15:01
 3.Revised Music for Low-Budget Symphony Orchestra 6:54
 4."The Story of Pedro's Dowry" 2:10
 5.Pedro's Dowry 8:08
 6."The Story of Rollo" 3:38
 7.Rollo 7:00

Total Playing Time 49:19

CD 3
 1."Black Napkins Instructions" 4:34
 2.Black Napkins 7:30
 3.Dog / Meat 5:02
 4."The Players" 1:07
 5.Naval Aviation in Art? 2:05
 6."Another Weirdo Number" 1:04
 7.Lumpy Gravy (Extract) / Improvisation 7:01
 8.Evening at the Hermitage 3:23
 9."A Special Guest Artist" 0:43
10.Duke of Prunes 5:40
11."Absolutely Disgusting" 1:43
12.The Adventures of Greggery Peccary 13:39
13.Strictly Genteel 7:23

Total Playing Time 60:54

"Live 1975" Jany

Related Links

Frank Zappa: Orchestral Favorites - 40th Anniversary

Best Songs

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

Good Songs
 1.Strictly Genteel 3/5
 2.Pedro's Dowry 2/5
 3.Naval Aviation in Art? 2/5
 4.Duke of Prunes 4:19
 5.Bogus Pomp 13:30
 6.Stricly Genteel  7:16
 1."Show Start / Bogus Pomp Explained" 6:28
 2.Bogus Pomp 15:01
 3.Revised Music for Low-Budget Symphony Orchestra 6:54
 4."The Story of Pedro's Dowry" 2:10
 5.Pedro's Dowry 8:08
 6."The Story of Rollo" 3:38
 7.Rollo 7:00
 1."Black Napkins Instructions" 4:34
 2.Black Napkins 7:30
 3.Dog / Meat 5:02
 4."The Players" 1:07
 5.Naval Aviation in Art? 2:05
 6."Another Weirdo Number" 1:04
 7.Lumpy Gravy (Extract) / Improvisation 7:01
 8.Evening at the Hermitage 3:23
 9."A Special Guest Artist" 0:43
10.Duke of Prunes 5:40
11."Absolutely Disgusting" 1:43
12.The Adventures of Greggery Peccary 13:39
13.Strictly Genteel 7:23

Terrible Songs

Personal Score 2,33 / 5
40th Anniversary

Frank Zappa: guitar

Ian Underwood: keyboards

Mike Lang: keyboards
Ralph Grierson: keyboards

Bill Mays: clavinet

Dave Parlato: bass
Terry Bozzio: drums


Abnuceals Emuukha Electric Symphony Orchestra

Michael Zearott: conductor

Emil Richards: percussion
Alan Estes: percussion

John Bergamo: percussion
Tom Raney: percussion

Malcolm McNab: trumpet
Gene Goe: trumpet
Roy Poper: trumpet

Bruce Fowler: trombone
Jock Ellis: trombone

Kenny Shroyer: trombone

Dana Hughes: bass trombone

Don Waldrop: tuba, contrabass trombone

David Shostac: flute, tenor saxophone
Gary Foster: flute, saxophone

Ray Reed: flute, alto saxophone

Victor Morosco: clarinet, alto saxophone, flute

Jay Migliori: clarinet, tenor saxophone

Mike Altschul: bass clarinet, baritone saxophone
Earle Dumler: oboe, English horn, baritone oboe

John Winter: oboe, English horn

David Sherr: oboe, tenor saxophone

JoAnn Caldwell McNab: bassoon

Bobby Tricarico: bassoon, contrabassoon
David Duke: French horn

Arthur Briegleb: French horn

Todd Miller: French horn
Bob Henderson: French horn

Tommy Morgan: harmonica (4)

John Wittenberg: violin

Bobby Dubow: violin
Pamela Goldsmith: viola

Jerry Kessler: cello

Lou Anne Neill: harp