Steve Vai releases ‘Sound Theories vol. I & II,’ an album recorded with the Metropole Orchestra in Netherlands (2007)

Steve Vai‘s ‘Sound Theories vol. I & II’ is an album recorded with the Metropole Orchestra in Netherlands and released on June 26, 2007 by Epic / Red Ink.

Track Listing : 1.Kill The Guy With The Ball (Steve Vai) – 04:30 . 2.The God Eaters (Steve Vai) – 02:09 . 3.The Murder Prologue (Steve Vai) – 01:09 . 4.The Murder (Steve Vai) – 07:56 . 5.Gentle Ways (Steve Vai) – 05:48 . 6.Answers (Steve Vai) – 05:44 . 7.I’M Becoming (Steve Vai) – 02:20 . 8.Salamanders In The Sun (Steve Vai) – 05:05 . 9.Liberty (Steve Vai) – 02:06 . 10.The Attitude Song (Steve Vai) – 04:37 . 11.For The Love Of God (Steve Vai) – 09:35 . 12.Shadows And… (Steve Vai) – 08:41 . 13.Sparks (Steve Vai) – 09:27 . 14.Frangelica Pt. I (Steve Vai) – 03:04 . 15.Frangelica Pt. Ii (Steve Vai) – 10:30 . 16.Helios And Vesta (Steve Vai) – 08:19 . 17.Bledsoe Bluvd (Steve Vai) – 10:08

Musicians : Steve Vai – Guitar . Metropole Orchestra – Performer . Bryan Beller – Bass . Tjerk Devos – Bass . Arend Liefkes – Bass . Eric Winkelmann – Guitar (Bass) . Peter Tiehuis – Guitar . Joke Schonewille – Harp . Carlo Vanderput – Keyboards . Chris Opperman – Moog Synthesizer, Piano . Hans Vroomans – Piano . Jaap Devries – Bassoon . Jascha Albracht – Cello . Wim Grin – Cello . Annie Tangberg – Cello . Jos Teeken – Cello . Jan Bastiani – Trombone . Bert Pfeiffer – Trombone . Hans Joerg Fink – Trombone . Martin De Kain – Trombone . Martin De Kam – Trombone . Henk Heijink – Trumpet . Jan Hollander – Trumpet . Jan Oosthof – Trumpet . Ruud Breuls – Trumpet . Joost Smeets – Tuba . Jeanine Abbas – Clarinet . March Scholten – Clarinet . Willem Lujit – Clarinet . Juan Martinez Schrijver – Clarinet, Saxophone . Friederike Darius – Clarinet, Flute . Willem Luijt – Clarinet, Oboe . Paul Van Der Feen – Clarinet, Saxophone . Werner Janssen – Clarinet, Saxophone . Marc Scholten – Clarinet, Saxophone . Leo Janssen – Clarinet, Saxophone . Arlia De Ruiter – Concert Master, Violin . Joeri Devente – French Horn . Hans Van Der Zanden – French Horn . Joeri De Vente – French Horn . Hans Van Der Zanden – French Horn . Norman Jansen – Viola . Julia Jowett – Viola . Micke Honigh – Viola . Iris Schut – Viola . Aimee Versloot – Viola . Mieke Honingh – Viola . Erica Korthals Altes – Violin . Doesjka Deleu – Violin . Linda Dumessie – Violin . Elisabeth Liefkes-Cats – Violin . Dennis Koenders – Violin . Erik Kromhout – Violin . Vera Laporeva – Violin . David Peijnenborgh – Violin . Marijn Rombout – Violin . Seija Teeuwen – Violin . Simone Vierstra – Violin . Marianne Van Den Heuvel – Violin . Herman Van Haaren – Violin . Wik Kok – Violin . Elisabeth Cats – Violin . Wim Kok – Violin . Seya Teeuwen – Violin . Simone Vierstra – Violin . Martin Baai – Percussion . Murk Jiskoot – Percussion . Arno Van Nieuwenhuize – Percussion . Mike Schaperclaus – Percussion . Mike Schäperclaus – Percussion

Production : Produced By Steve Vai . Tom Trapp – Orchestration . David Kole – Orchestration . Bonnie Janofsky – Orchestration . Frank Mathjssen – Engineer . Paul Bliven – Engineer . Hugh Den Ouden – Engineer . Neil Citron – Engineer . Paul Bliven – Engineer . Frank Mathijssen – Engineer . Sanwook “Sunny” Nam – Mastering . Doug Sax – Mastering

Package : Ross Pelton – Cover Photo . Michael Mesker – Art Direction . Co De Kloet – Liner Notes . Larry Dimarzio – Photography

Recorded In 2004-2005.

Released On June 26, 2007 By Epic / Red Ink.

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Ultimate-Guitar.com
Being a guitarist, I am absolutely stunned by both his incredible technical skill and his songwriting skills. He has truly bridged a gap between two musical worlds that I love, classical and instrumental rock. […]

RateYourMusic
I think the cover of this album tells you everything you ever need to know about it. First, there’s the cosmic, swirly, pink music notes. Then there’s the symbol above the album title. Is that a Steve Vai symbol, or just some bullshit cooked up for this album? […]

Sea of Tranquility
Had Steve Vai been born in another time and place, before the era of the electric guitar or rock ‘n’ roll, his reputation as a composer may have taken him to the heights achieved by Igor Stravinsky, Bach, Mahler or Mozart. But, as the saying goes, you can’t fool fate and thus, Vai came to this world on June 6, 1960 from parts unknown and eventually strapped on a guitar and set his course for the arena of rock ‘n’ roll. […]

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