Strictly Genteel
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ReleasedMay 20, 1997
Genre20th-century classical
ProducerFrank Zappa
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Strictly Genteel is a compilation album by Frank Zappa.[3] It focuses on Zappa's "classical" and "serious" compositions, and as such is something of a companion to the previous Rykodisc-produced compilation, Strictly Commercial, which focused on "rock" songs with vocals. It was released in 1997.[4]

Track listing

No.TitleOriginal albumLength
1."Uncle Meat: Main Title Theme"Uncle Meat01:55
2."Regyptian Strut"Sleep Dirt04:13
3."Pedro's Dowry"Orchestral Favorites07:41
4."Outrage at Valdez"The Yellow Shark03:09
5."Little Umbrellas"Hot Rats03:03
6."Run Home Slow Theme"The Lost Episodes01:25
7."Dwarf Nebula Processional March & Dwarf Nebula"Weasels Ripped My Flesh02:12
8."Dupree's Paradise"The Perfect Stranger07:53
9."Opus 1 - #3: 2nd movement - Presto"Francesco Zappa01:50
10."The Duke of Prunes"Orchestral Favourites04:20
11."Aybe Sea"Burnt Weeny Sandwich02:47
12."Naval Aviation in Art?"The Perfect Stranger02:42
13."G-Spot Tornado"Jazz From Hell03:17
14."Bob In Dacron"London Symphony Orchestra Vol. II05:36
15."Opus 1 - #4: 2nd movement - Allegro"Francesco Zappa03:01
16."Dog Breath Variations"The Yellow Shark02:06
17."Uncle Meat"The Yellow Shark02:51
18."Strictly Genteel"London Symphony Orchestra Vol. II06:57




  1. ^ Corcelli, John (August 1, 2016). Frank Zappa FAQ: All That's Left to Know About the Father of Invention. Hal Leonard Corporation. ISBN 9781617136733 – via Google Books.
  2. ^ "Strictly Genteel: A Classical Introduction to Frank Zappa - Frank Zappa | Songs, Reviews, Credits". AllMusic.
  3. ^ Larkin, Colin (May 27, 2011). The Encyclopedia of Popular Music. Omnibus Press. ISBN 9780857125958 – via Google Books.
  4. ^ Lowe, Kelly Fisher (October 6, 2007). The Words and Music of Frank Zappa. U of Nebraska Press. ISBN 978-0803260054 – via Google Books.