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Frank Zappa's introduction

FZ: All right now, watch this . . . Let me tell you 'bout this song. This song was originally constructed as a drum solo. That's right. Now, after Terry learned how to play "The Black Page" on the drum set, I figured, well, maybe it would be good for other instruments. So I wrote a melody that went along with the drum solo, and that turned into "The Black Page, Part 1, The Hard Version." Then I said… read more

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  • Great piece, one of his best. Very difficult to read/play, also. It has tuplets inside tuplets and there is quintuplets everywhere
  • Get down with your bad self, so to speak
  • Yep
  • Great Track,SHIT that it is to hear only 30 seconds and that is the video for copyright infringement, at least to see in Germany....:-((
  • the easy teenage new york version - uh.
  • Zappa can only be described (mostly) as the antithesis of easy listening.
  • Hell yeah.
  • it's a hard one to play ... and also great ;-)
  • Zappa's most complex song?
  • This is for the chosen few. If you like this, you are one.

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