Originally posted by ralphster007
Yngwie? Alas, he was about 70 years too late, and in the grand scheme of neo-classical will amount to little more than a spur under Stravinsky's fingernail. A very talented rock guitarist? Most definitely. But I still don't see how his work adds up to any more than that.
I said NEO - classical. Not classical. NEO, as in NEW. The term Neo classical, as I first heard it, refers to Classically influenced rock/Heavy Metal guitar playing.
Look here: http://www.anus.com/music/definitions.html
Stravinski is not new, and to the best of my knowledge, was not exactly a Marshall-and-Strat type of guy.