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David Bedford - The Odyssey mp3 album

David Bedford - The Odyssey mp3 album Performer: David Bedford
Title: The Odyssey
Style: Modern, Prog Rock
Date of release: 1976
Country: UK
Size MP3: 1214 mb
Size FLAC: 1413 mb
Rating: 4.9

Complete your David Bedford collection. referencing The Odyssey, LP, Album, V 2070. Classic where electronics meet symphonic but not over the top just very moody and melancholic and at time lucid music. Bedford performs on piano, strings synths, ARPs etc. Not really prog rock and not really symphonic but utilizing elements he sees fit to carry the theme for the epic the Odyssey.

Choir recorded at Morgan Studio. Mike Oldfield's Guitar recorded at his studio. The rest of the album recorded at TW Studio. Mixed at Morgan Studios. Other Versions (5 of 10) View All.


The combination of rock and classical elements are heightened on Bedford's musical portrayal of Homer's Odyssey as his multi-layered keyboard work solidly defines the essence of each individual track.

This album has an average beat per minute of BPM (slowest/fastest tempos:, BPM). See its BPM profile at the bottom of the page. Tracklist The Odyssey. Album starts at BPM, ends at BPM (+0), with tempos within the -BPM range. Try refreshing the page if dots are missing). Recent albums by David Bedford. Cardew: The Great Learning, Bedford: Two Poems. Instructions for Angels.

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KBPS stands for kilobits per second and the number of KBPS represents the audio quality of the MP3s. Here's the range of quality: 128 kbps good, 192 kbps great, 256 kbps awesome and 320 kbps perfect. Instructions For Angels (Vinyl) 1977. Rime Of The Ancient Mariner 1975.

Style: Modern, Prog Rock. Date of release: 1976. A1. Penelope's Shroud I.

Tracklist Hide Credits

A1 Penelope's Shroud I 1:30
A2 King Aeolus
Synthesizer [Arp] – Nicolette Alvey
A3 Penelope's Shroud II 1:15
A4 The Phaecian Games
Guitar – Mike Oldfield
A5 Penelope's Shroud III 0:52
A6 The Sirens
Choir – Queen's College Choir*Guitar – Mike OldfieldVocals – Vicky Cooper
B1 Scylla And Charybdis
Synthesizer [Arp] – Nicolette Alvey
B2 Penelope's Shroud IV 0:35
B3 Circe's Island
Guitar – Andy SummersOther [Wine Glasses] – Nicolette Alvey, Sophie Dickson, Elly Lemos, Serena Macready-SellarsVocals – Sophie Dickson
B4 Penelope's Shroud Completed 0:33
B5 The Battle In The Hall
Oboe – Layne HalsteadRecorder – Anne Murray, Rosalind Kandler

Companies, etc.

  • Marketed By – RTC
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Virgin Records Ltd.
  • Published By – Copyright Control


  • Composed By, Synthesizer [Arp 2600, Stringman String Synthesizer], Electric Piano [Fender Rhodes], Grand Piano [Steinway], Clavinet, Vibraphone, Organ [Hammond], Other [Wine Glasses], Timpani, Cymbal, Gong – David Bedford
  • Engineer – Martin Adam
  • Engineer [Choir Recording] – Roger Quested
  • Engineer [Recording Of Mike's Guitar] – David Bedford
  • Producer – Peter Jenner

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
V 2070 David Bedford The Odyssey ‎(LP, Album) Virgin V 2070 UK 1976
YX-7168-VR David Bedford The Odyssey ‎(LP, Album, Promo) Virgin YX-7168-VR Japan 1977
YX-7168-VR David Bedford The Odyssey ‎(LP, Album) Virgin YX-7168-VR Japan 1977
2933 735 David Bedford The Odyssey ‎(LP, Album) Virgin 2933 735 France 1976
VIP-4054 David Bedford The Odyssey ‎(LP, Album) Virgin VIP-4054 Japan 1979