…All of the music is taken at a thoughtful pace and is quite lyrical and melodic. Copland often sounds as if he is thinking aloud yet each of his "musical sentences" flows logically into the next one, forming a suite of sorts. The results could be superior background music but, if played at a louder volume, one can really get into Copland's thoughts and ideas. This is thought-provoking music that deserves that close a listen. ~Scott Yanow, allmusic.com
"Return to the Centre of the Earth" is a 1999 concept album by Rick Wakeman. This work is a sequel to "Journey to the Centre of the Earth", an earlier album by Wakeman released in 1974.