Samiksha Jaiswal (Editor)

Caravan and the New Symphonia

Updated on
Share on FacebookTweet on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on Reddit
Length  43:18 78.14 (re-issue)
Artist  Caravan
Producer  Dave Hitchcock
Caravan and the New Symphonia (1974)  Cunning Stunts (1975)
Release date  19 April 1974
Label  Decca Records
Caravan and the New Symphonia httpsuploadwikimediaorgwikipediaen11fCar
Released  19 April 1974 February 2001 (re-issue)
Recorded  28 October 1973 at the Theatre Royal in Drury Lane on the Pye Mobile Recording Unit
Genres  Progressive rock, Canterbury scene
Similar  Caravan albums, Canterbury scene albums, Other albums

Caravan and the New Symphonia is a record by Caravan recorded on 28 October 1973 at the Theatre Royal in Drury Lane and originally released in 1974 on UK Decca's subsidiary Deram. Bringing the band and The New Symphonia Orchestra together for this recording was the work of Martyn Ford, conductor of the New Symphonia, and John G. Perry, who played bass with Caravan at the time. An expanded and re-ordered version was published in 2001. This version claims to have the tracks in the order as played.


Track listing (original issue)

Side one
Side two


  • Pye Hastings – guitar, vocals
  • Geoff Richardson – electric viola
  • Dave Sinclair – electric piano, organ, synthesizer
  • John G. Perry – bass guitar, vocals
  • Richard Coughlan – drums
  • The New Symphonia Orchestra
  • Backing vocals
  • Liza Strike
  • Vicki Brown
  • Margot Newman
  • Helen Chappelle
  • Tony Burrows
  • Robert Lindop
  • Danny Street
  • The New Symphonia

    Martyn Ford (conductor), Paul Beer, Roger Chase, Robin Davies, Rita Eddowes, Liz Edwards, Wilfred Gibson, Roy Gillard, Tony Harris, Terry Johns, Skaila Kanda, Skaila Kanga, Chris Laurence, Helen Liebmann, Donald McVay, Geoff Perkins, Morris Pert, Martin Robinson, Godfrey Salmon, Jan Schlapp, Richard Studt, Colin Walker, Cathy Weiss, Dave Woodcock, Nick Worters, Gavyn Wright


    2Mirror for the Day4:34
    3The Love in Your Eye12:22


    Caravan and the New Symphonia Wikipedia

    Similar Topics
    Courage Mountain
    Joe Bryant
    Marius Nae