METROPOLE ORCHESTRA

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The Metropole Orchestra (or Metropole Orkest) is a jazz and pop orchestra based in the Netherlands, and is the largest full time ensemble of its kind in the world. A hybrid orchestra, it is a combination of jazz big band and symphony orchestra. Comprising 52 musicians, it is versatile across many musical forms, and is equipped with a "double rhythm section“ - one for pop and rock, and one for jazz based music.

It was founded in 1945 by Dolf van der Linden at the urging of officials from Netherlands Public Broadcasting, which manages and subsidizes the orchestra. Since then, the Metropole has become a symbol of Dutch culture around the world. The name of the group was suggested by one of the musicians. Dolf van der Linden led the ensemble for 35 years until he stepped down in 1980. He was replaced by Rogier van Otterloo, who led the
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Sony 2008
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METROPOLE ORCHESTRA Muziek Uit De Film: Op Hoop Van Zegen album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Muziek Uit De Film: Op Hoop Van Zegen
Jazz Related Soundtracks 1986
METROPOLE ORCHESTRA Made In Holland album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Made In Holland
Exotica 1987
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Progressive Big Band 2010
METROPOLE ORCHESTRA Metropole Orkest Strings with The Ghost, The King & I : The Inventors album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Metropole Orkest Strings with The Ghost, The King & I : The Inventors
Third Stream 2015

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METROPOLE ORCHESTRA Metropole Orkest & Caro Emerald : MO X Caro Emerald by Grandmono album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Metropole Orkest & Caro Emerald : MO X Caro Emerald by Grandmono
Exotica 2017

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METROPOLE ORCHESTRA Parcival album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Parcival
Progressive Big Band 1976
METROPOLE ORCHESTRA My Flame Burns Blue album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
My Flame Burns Blue
Third Stream 2006
METROPOLE ORCHESTRA The Bauer Melody Of 2006 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Bauer Melody Of 2006
Pop/Art Song/Folk 2006
METROPOLE ORCHESTRA Moke + Metropole Orkest album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Moke + Metropole Orkest
Pop/Art Song/Folk 2010
METROPOLE ORCHESTRA Ivan Duart : Crush - Live In Brussels album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Ivan Duart : Crush - Live In Brussels
Post-Fusion Contemporary 2010
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Live
Pop/Art Song/Folk 2011
METROPOLE ORCHESTRA Basement Jaxx Vs. Metropole Orkest album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Basement Jaxx Vs. Metropole Orkest
Pop/Art Song/Folk 2011
METROPOLE ORCHESTRA Alain Clark Live With The Metropole Orchestra album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Alain Clark Live With The Metropole Orchestra
Pop/Art Song/Folk 2012

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Balkanopolis & Metropole Orchestra Live In Belgrade
World Fusion 2008

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