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Frank Zappa, The Mothers Of Invention, Zubin Mehta And The Los Angeles Philharmonic - "200 Motels" FLAC album


Performer: Frank Zappa
Genre: Rock / Classical music
Title: "200 Motels"
Country: US
Style: Arena Rock, Avantgarde
FLAC version ZIP size: 1111 mb
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200 Motels, titled onscreen as Frank Zappa's 200 Motels, is a 1971 American-British musical surrealist film cowritten by Frank Zappa and Tony Palmer and starring The Mothers of Invention, Theodore Bikel and Ringo Starr

Concert Band – The Mothers Of Invention. Conductor – Zubin Mehta. Drums – Aynsley Dunbar, Billy Mundi. Guitar, Vocals – Frank Zappa. Music By – Frank Zappa. Orchestra – Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra. Vocals – Ray Collins. Plain white jacket, with 'ink stamped' titled. Green Vinyl with pink labels. Matrix, Runout: FZ 503 A 71-158 M. Matrix, Runout: FZ 503 B 71-159 M.

This Grammy-nominated release, issued in 2016, reproduces a 2013 performance from the Walt Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles by the Los Angeles Philharmonic and its conductor, Esa-Pekka Salonen, with the Los Angeles Master Chorale. The performance is of a unique type. You couldn't call it a classical orchestra version of a rock work, for the original film soundtrack of Frank Zappa's 1971 film 200 Motels also contained a substantial orchestral component, performed originally by no less than the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra.

A new two-CD release showcases the live performance of Frank Zappa’s 200 Motels (The Suites) by the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra and . Master Chorale at the Walt Disney Concert Hall on 23 October 201. sa-Pekka Salonen conducted this complete orchestral recital of Zappa’s 200 Motels to launch the . Philharmonic’s tenth anniversary season in the venue. The music was written mostly in motel rooms while Zappa and his backing band The Mothers Invention were on tour, and a selection of the ‘suites’ were then used as the soundtrack to the surrealist 1971 musical movie 200 Motels, co-written and directed by Frank Zappa and Tony Palmer, which depicted rock musicians’ high-jinks on the road and starred Zappa himself. and Ringo Starr, among others). Frank Zappa - 200 Motels - The Suites - Los Angeles Philharmonic (2015) {2CD Zappa Records ZR0019}.

Green Umbrella: Zappa’s 200 Motels Los Angeles, October 23, 2013 Walt Disney Concert Hall Esa-Pekka Salonen conducts the Los Angeles Philharmonic & Los Angeles Master Chorale. Main performers: Jeff Taylor: Larry the Dwarf Michael Des Barres: Rance Matt Marks: Mark Zach Villa: Howard Rich Fulcher: Cowboy Burt Hila Plitmann: Soprano Solo Morris Robinson: Bass Solo Joel David Moore: Frank Joe Fria: Jeff Ann Cusack: Donovan/Good Conscience Alan Ruck: Ginger/Bad Conscience Diva Zappa: Janet Sheila Vand: Lucy Ian Underwood: keyboard 1/electric alto sax Randy Kerber: keyboard. stands for The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra and the text above is the overlay text around 50:00 into The True Story of 200 Motels, Zappa recalls how the musicians seemed to be offended to be part of the production of the movie.

In 1970, Frank Zappa formed a new version of The Mothers of Invention which included British drummer Aynsley Dunbar, jazz keyboardist George Duke, Ian Underwood, Jeff Simmons (bass, rhythm guitar), and three members of The Turtles-bass player Jim Pons, and singers Mark Volman and Howard Kaylan-who, due to persistent legal and contractual problems, adopted the stage name "The Phlorescent Leech an. They arranged a May 1970 concert where Mehta conducted the Los Angeles Philharmonic augmented by a rock band. 200 Motels charted at on the Billboard 200. The album was not released on compact disc until 1997, as a result of a licensing deal between Rykodisc (at the time the licensee for all of Zappa's other albums from the Zappa Family Trust (ZFT), numbering over 60 titles) and MGM allowing them to re-release numerous rare movie-musical soundtracks.

Written and produced by Frank Zappa to accompany his 200 Motels feature film, portions of the score were premiered by the Los Angeles Philharmonic with Zubin Mehta conducting in May 1970 at UCLA (a performance the Los Angeles Times' then music and dance critic Martin Bernheimer called "an unsettling evening"), before the kaleidoscopic film and double LP soundtrack's release in. 1971. I would say that the outrageous aspects of Zappa are perhaps less important for today's audience," Salonen told Variety in an interview before the 2013 performance.

Album Captures Acclaimed Performance At Walt Disney Concert Hall By Los Angeles Philharmonic And Los Angeles Master Chorale, Conducted By Esa-Pekka Salonen. Frank Zappa’s 200 Motels (The Suites) Nominated For Grammy Award For Best Classical Compendium. X. December 10th 2016. Five Monumental Frank Zappa & The Mothers Of Invention Albums To Be Reissued On 180-gram Vinyl. Related Release(s): 13. Nov 20th 2015. Frank Zappa: 200 Motels - The Suites. Produced by Frank Filipetti & Gail Zappa. Esa-Pekka Salonen Conducts Los Angeles Philharmonic Los Angeles Master Chorale Walt Disney Concert Hall 23 October 2013.

FRANK ZAPPA & THE MOTHERS OF INVENTION 09-25-1970 Pepperland, San Rafael, CA HIPPIE ROAD TRIP PART ONE. 00individual was on a road trip from . to Oregon with three friends named Mike – whenever he would say, Hey, Mike! they would either all reply or no one would. Listen closely as Frank shuts up and plays his guitar.

Tracklist

A Part One
B Part Two

Companies, etc.

  • Recorded At – Pauley Pavilion

Credits

  • Alto Saxophone – Ian Underwood
  • Baritone Saxophone – Motorhead Sherwood
  • Bass, Vocals – Jeff Simmons
  • Cello – Kurt Reher
  • Clarinet – Michele Zukovsky
  • Concert Band – The Mothers Of Invention*
  • Conductor – Zubin Mehta
  • Drums – Aynsley Dunbar, Billy Mundi
  • Guitar, Vocals – Frank Zappa
  • Music By – Frank Zappa
  • Orchestra – Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Tuba – Roger Bobo
  • Vocals – Ray Collins

Notes

On insert "150 copies 2 Skulls"
Label says "Made In Holland"
Recorded May 15, 1970 At The University Of California At Los Angeles

First time offered in 2006

Label says "Made In Holland"

No credits are depicted on the album cover / sleeve.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Side A runout - etched): 71010 - A
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B runout - etched): 710110 - B

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
FZ 503 Zappa*, The Mothers, Zubin Mehta , The Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra Zappa*, The Mothers, Zubin Mehta , The Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra - 200 Motels: A Suite For Rock Group And Orchestra (Or "Zubin And The Jets") ‎(LP, Unofficial) Trade Mark Of Quality FZ 503 US 1971
FZ 503 Zappa*, The Mothers, Zubin Mehta The Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra Zappa*, The Mothers, Zubin Mehta The Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra - 200 Motels ‎(LP, Ltd, RE, Unofficial, Col + Box, Sil) Trade Mark Of Quality FZ 503 US Unknown
FZ 503 Frank Zappa, The Mothers Of Invention*, Zubin Mehta And The Los Angeles Philharmonic* Frank Zappa, The Mothers Of Invention*, Zubin Mehta And The Los Angeles Philharmonic* - "200 Motels" ‎(LP, Ltd, RE, Unofficial, Col) Trade Mark Of Quality FZ 503 US Unknown
FZ 503 Frank Zappa, The Mothers Of Invention*, Zubin Mehta And The Los Angeles Philharmonic* Frank Zappa, The Mothers Of Invention*, Zubin Mehta And The Los Angeles Philharmonic* - "200 Motels" ‎(LP, Unofficial, Blu) Trade Mark Of Quality FZ 503 US 1971
FZ 503 Frank Zappa, The Mothers Of Invention*, Zubin Mehta And The Los Angeles Philharmonic* Frank Zappa, The Mothers Of Invention*, Zubin Mehta And The Los Angeles Philharmonic* - "200 Motels" ‎(LP, Ltd, RE, Unofficial, Col) Trade Mark Of Quality FZ 503 US Unknown