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2112 to be honored as a MasterWork

Thu, Oct 19, 2006@9:17AM | comments

[Canada to preserve Rush's 2112]

The Audio-Visual Preservation Trust is a non-profit Canadian charitable organization dedicated to promoting the preservation of Canada's audio-visual heritage. For the past 6 years the organization has sponsored MasterWorks, which annually recognizes 12 culturally significant Canadian classics from the film, radio, TV and music industries. This year they chose to honor my favorite album of all time - Rush's 2112. From the article:

The prog-rock experiments of the band Rush are among works that should be preserved for future generations, says a committee tasked with saving the best in Canadian television, radio, film and music.

The band's 1976 album "2112," a unique blend of classic rock and synthesizers that made Rush a sensation both in Canada and the United States, is one of 12 cultural pieces named Thursday as MasterWorks by the Audio-Visual Preservation Trust. ...

This is really cool. Thanks to reader Jeff T for bringing this to our attention.