THE PHAEACIAN GAMES
THE BATTLE IN THE HALL
THE PHAEACIAN GAMES is taken from the 1976 Virgen Records album The Odyssey by David Bedford featuring Mike Oldfield (also included on the Mike Oldfield Boxed Set Collaborations). I recorded this album at TW Studios in London in 1976. The Odyssey was presented live at the Royal Albert Hall on January 25th 1977. It was a star studded affair and featured Mike Oldfield with David Bedford, Mike Ratledge (Soft Machine) and Jon Lord (Deep Purple) amongst the 10 keyboard players.The performance also featured the Queen’s College Choir and wine glass orchestra.
THE BATTLE IN THE HALL is the final sequence from the live performance.
I mixed the live show in quadraphonic with not a computer to be seen ....... How the times have changed!