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The finest Italian prog

2 hours
First broadcast:
Sunday 02 September 2012

This week Stuart's featured album is Felona e Sorona by Italian trio Le Orme.

Having formed in 1966 in Venice, they are known as one of the most notable progressive-rock acts of the 70s and one of the few Italian acts to have had success outside of their native country.

Felona e Sorona is their fourth album, released in 1973. In true prog-rock fashion, Felona e Serona is a concept album; which tells the story of two revolving planets.

The album is seen as their most successful release and was named one of the "finest examples of Italian progressive rock" in The Strawberry Bricks Guide to Progressive Rock.

Music Played

22 items
  • Image for Jack Klugman & Tony Randall

    Jack Klugman & Tony Randall You're So Vain

  • Image for Emily and The Faves

    Emily and The Faves So Long Sucker

    Respectable Horse

  • Image for Le Orme

    Le Orme Felona e Sorona


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    Le Orme L'Equilibrio


  • Image for Tame Impala

    Tame Impala Elephant

    Modular Recordings

  • Image for Led Bib

    Led Bib Yes Again

    Cuneiform Records

  • Image for Bill Fay

    Bill Fay Never Ending Happening

    Dead Oceans

  • Image for Solid Space

    Solid Space Radio France

    Space Museum, In Phaze Records

  • Image for Le Orme

    Le Orme Sospesi Nell'Incredibile

    Felona E Sorona, Philips

  • Image for Lord

    Lord Parliamentary Crampons

    Collision/Detection, Front and Follow Records

  • Image for Clogs

    Clogs Adages Of Cleansing

    The Creatures In The Garden Of Lady Walton, Brassland

  • Image for Maldoror

    Maldoror Homunculus

    She, Ipecac Recordings

  • Image for Monkey

    Monkey Monkey Bee

    Monkey: Journey To The West

  • Image for Dando Shaft

    Dando Shaft In The Country

    An Evening With Dando Shaft, Young Blood

  • Image for Rustie

    Rustie Surph

    Glass Swords, Warp Records

  • Image for Plaid

    Plaid Object Orient

    Bytes, Warp Records

  • Image for Ariel Pink’s Haunted Graffiti

    Ariel Pink’s Haunted Graffiti Driftwood

    Mature Themes, 4AD

  • Image for Jan Turkenburg

    Jan Turkenburg In My Spaceship

    In My Spaceship, Sister Phunk

  • Image for Fred Hersch

    Fred Hersch Jackalope (Live At The Village Vanguard)

  • Image for Le Orme

    Le Orme All'Infuori Del Tempo

    Felona E Sorona, Philips

  • Image for Le Orme

    Le Orme Ritorno Al Nulla

    Felona E Sorona, Philips

  • Image for Land Observations

    Land Observations Via Flaminia

    Roman Roads IV - XI, Mute


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