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Frank Zappa - Orchestral Favorites mp3
Performer: Frank Zappa
Title: Orchestral Favorites
Style: Avantgarde, Symphonic Rock
Year 02 May 1995
Country UK & Europe
Label Rykodisc
Catalog Number RCD 10529
Genre: Rock
Rating: 4.9
Votes: 650
MP3 size: 1796 mb
Record From: CD, Album, Reissue, Remastered

Frank Zappa - Orchestral Favorites mp3


1Duke Of Prunes4:20
2Strictly Genteel7:03
3Bogus Pomp13:28
4Naval Aviation In Art1:22
5Pedro's Dowry7:41


CategoryArtistTitle (Format)LabelCategoryCountryYear
DSK 2294Frank Zappa Orchestral Favorites ‎(LP, Album)Reprise Records, DiscreetDSK 2294US1979
AN99-2054Frank Zappa Orchestral Favorites ‎(CD, Album, Unofficial)ArsNovaAN99-2054Russia1999
ZR 3860Frank Zappa Orchestral Favorites ‎(CD, Album, RE, RM)Zappa RecordsZR 3860US2012
D2 74236Frank Zappa Orchestral Favorites ‎(CD, Album, RM)Barking Pumpkin RecordsD2 74236US1991
DSK 2294Frank Zappa Orchestral Favorites ‎(LP, Album)DiscreetDSK 2294Canada1979


  • Bass [Rhythm Section]Dave Parlato
  • ConductorMichael Zearott
  • Design [Original Art Design], IllustrationGary Panter
  • Drums [Rhythm Section]Terry Bozzio
  • Engineer [Digital Eq]Bob Stone, Steve Marcussen
  • Guitar [Rhythm Section]Frank Zappa
  • Orchestra [Uncredited]The Abnuceals Emuukha Electric Orchestra
  • Percussion [Rhythm Section]Emil Richards
  • Producer, Composed By, Arranged ByFrank Zappa
  • Remastered By [Digitally]Bob Stone


Orchestral Favorites was originally released in LP format, May, 1979.

Published worldwide by the Zappa Family Trust d/b/a Munchkin Music (ASCAP), except track 4 published by the Zappa Family Trust d/b/a Frank Zappa Music (BMI).

℗ 1979, 1991 Rykodisc Ltd. © 1979, 1995 The Zappa Family Trust. Reproduced under license.
Manufactured in the EU (on back sleeve). Made in UK (on CD Matrix).

Artwork copyright © 1995 The Zappa Family Trust.

Recorded at UCLA's Royce Hall, September 1975.
Digitally remastered for UMRK, 1991.
Digital EQ at Precision Disc Mastering.
FZ approved master, 1993.
Original art design & illustration 1979.

Tracks 1 to 3 segue.


  • Barcode: 0 14431 05292 7
  • Matrix / Runout: DISCTRONICS RCD 10529 01
  • Mastering SID Code: IFPI L502
  • Mould SID Code: IFPI 0471


  • Pressed By – Disctronics
  • Published By – Zappa Family Trust
  • Published By – Munchkin Music
  • Published By – Frank Zappa Music
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Rykodisc Ltd.
  • Copyright (c) – Zappa Family Trust
  • Engineered At – Precision Mastering
  • Recorded At – Royce Hall



Orchestral Favorites is an album by Frank Zappa first released in May 1979 on his own DiscReet Records label. The album is instrumental and features music performed by the 37-piece Abnuceals Emuukha Electric Symphony Orchestra. The album's creation was spurred by Warner Bros. rejection of Zappa's Läther album. Then Frank Zappa got into a disagreement with his record company, Warner Bros. and Läther was split up into several different releases as part of a contractual agreement. The results were dumped on the market during 1978 and 1979, while Zappa moved on to his own record label. Frank Zappas 1979 album Orchestral Favorites is re-examined for its 40th anniversary and will be reissued as a double vinyl or expanded 3CD deluxe in August. The instrumental album was actually recorded at UCLAs Royce Hall in September 1975 and features music performed by the 37-piece Abnuceals Emuukha Electric Symphony Orchestra. 40 years on, the Zappa Family Trust have found the original tapes along with the tone reel that allows proper set-up of the master tapes and cr. When Frank Zappas Orchestral Favorites was eventually released in 1979 as part of fulfilling his contract with his contentious former label, the album was dumped into the world along with several other titles without the legendary musicians permission or quality control. Disc 1 - Original Album. Strictly Genteel 2. Pedros Dowry 3. Naval Aviation In Art . Frank Zappa - Orchestral Favorites 1979. To favorites 1 Download album. Listen album. Avant-Rock Experimental Rock. Frank Zappa. Songs in album Frank Zappa - Orchestral Favorites 1979. Strictly Genteel Deleted. Orchestral Favorites Cass, Album. WEA Music. Vendre cette version. M5D 2294. Orchestral Favorites LP, Album. Reprise Records , Discreet. DSK 2294. I do not own the images or the music presented here for purposes of review. This is the new vinyl and CD release of the 1979 album Orchestral Favorites Favorites, 2012. Orchestral Favorites, 2012. Strictly Genteel, 07:03. Frank Zappa wanted to be a serious composer of orchestral works, and this was what he aspired from the beginning. Orchestras are expensive and complicated. Especially when they are asked to perform complex and complicated arrangements. Sortie de cet orchestral favorites en 3 cd. L original augmente' de pistes additionnelles pour enrichir l œuvre. Puis le concert sur 2 cd avec présentation des musicos et ils sont nombreux. Orchestral Favorites is a music live recording by FRANK ZAPPA RIOAvant-ProgProgressive Rock released in 1979 on cd, lp, vinyl andor cassette. Frank Zappa and The Abnuceals Emuukha Electric Orchestra - Frank Zappa, guitar - Terry Bozzio, drums - Dave Parlato, bass - Mike Lang, keyboards - Emil Richards, percussion - Pamela Goldsmith