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Various - (The Microcosm) Visionary Music Of Continental Europe, 1970-1986 (2xCD, Comp, RM) - NEW

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Various - (The Microcosm) Visionary Music Of Continental Europe, 1970-1986 (2xCD, Comp, RM) - NEW


Released: Nov 2016
Format: CD, Compilation, Remastered

[1-1] Creation Du Monde
[1-2] Bön 5 - Förlåt Oss Våra Skulder = Prayer 5 - Forgive Us Our Trespasses
[1-3] Le Sourire Volé
[1-4] Brüder Des Schattens - Söhne Des Lichts (Abridged)
[1-5] Orguitar Soir
[1-6] Cometary Wailing (Valley Plateau)
[1-7] Einklang
[1-8] Untitled
[2-1] Wenn Der Südwind Weht
[2-2] Der Grosse Atem
[2-3] Dance For A Warrior
[2-4] Caravan
[2-5] Shivas Dance
[2-6] Morning Glory
[2-7] Spirales
[2-8] Ship Beetel

1-1 "Creation Du Monde" written and performed [...] in Paris, 1971
released by Polydor in 1973 and reissued with alternate cover in 1976
1-2 "Forgive Us Our Trespasses" recorded in Sweden, 1971
[...] released by EMI in 1972 / reissued on CD as part of the Music For Relaxation And Meditation collection on CBS 1987 & in an extended CD on Lundstens Andromeda [misspelled as "Andrmeda"] label in 2002
1-3 "Le Sourire Volé" recorded at Studio Roma in Berlin, 1975
[...] First issued as a CD by Spalax in 1993 and reissued by Göttsching's MG.Art label in 2016
1-4 "Brüder des Schattens - Söhne des Lichts" [...] recorded at Bavaria Musikstudios in Munich, Germany, 1978
First released on Brain records in 1978; appeared on the Nosferatu The Vampyre (Original Sound Track) LP in 1979, and reissued many times since
1-5 "Orguitar Soir" [...] First issued as a bonus track on the CD reissue of Osmose by the Blur label in 2006
1-6 "Cometary Wailing (Valley Plateau)" recorded in Ardiche, France, 1979
Previously unreleased, from a tape saved by Ken Jenkins
1-7 "Einklang" [...], recorded in Germany, 1979
Collected in Let It Play: 1979-1983 Selected Pieces, released on Kuckuck, 1987
1-8 "Untitled" [...] recorded in Milan circa 1979
First issued as a bonus track on the Die Schachtel CD reissue of Lovisoni & Messina's Prati Bagnati Del Monte Analogo, 2013
2-1 "Wenn Der Südwind Weht" written and performed [...] circa 1981
Released by Sky Records in 1981 and reissued 1996, reissued by Bureau B in 2010
2-2 "Der Grosse Atem" performed by Dorothea Raukes as Deutsche Wertarbeit, released on the self-titled album by Sky Records in 1981, reissued by Medical Records in 2010 and Bureau B in 2014
2-3 "Dance For A Warrior" written and performed [...] in Austria, 1982
[...] Released on vinyl 1982 on Seagull Music, and again in 1986 privately by RJH
2-4 "Caravan" by [...] in Bavaria, 1983, released on cassette on Suzanne Doucet's Isis Music label in 1984
2-5 "Shivas Dance" [...], recorded in Munich, 1983, from Transmission by Isis Music, 1983, reissued in 1987 on Beyond tapes.
2-6 "Morning Glory" written and performed by [...], date unknown
From the album Landscapes In Thin Air, released on Kubus Cassettes, 1985
2-7 "Spirales" written and performed [...] in the French Riviera or Marin County, circa 1984
Privately released on the album San by Deuter (no label), 1985, rereleased by Celestial Harmonies, 1985
2-8 "Ship Beetel" [...], recorded circa 1986
first released as a bonus track on the Talk To The Sea CD by Music From Memory, 2014

All tracks courtesy their respective artists with the exception of
"Creation Du Monde" by Vangelis, courtesy Universal Music
"Brüder des Schattens - Söhne des Lichts" by Popol Vuh, courtesy SPV and Edition Popol Vuh
"Einklang" by Peter Michael Hamel, courtesy Celestial Harmonies and E.R.P. Musikverlag
"Wenn Der Südwind Weht" by Roedelius, courtesy Bureau B
"Morning Glory" by Enno Velthuys, courtesy Yoga Records
"Spirales" by Deuter, courtesy Celestial Harmonies and E.R.P. Musikverlag
"Ship Beetel" by Gigi Masin, courtesy Music From Memory

Remastering by [...],

Liner notes
Douglas Mcgowan, Los Angeles | 2016
Karl Schaffner & Lothar Grimm: Interview with Lothar Grimm, 2014
Suzanne Doucet & Christian Buehner: Suzanne Doucet and Christian Buehner, 2015
Étienne Léopold Trouvelot: From the US Forest Service biography, E. Leopold Truvelot, Perpretator of our Problem

Vangelis photo © 1971 Zoroastre
All other artist photos courtesy the artists themselves or their respective estates

℗©2016 Light In The Attic Records & Distribution, LLC

The tracklist printed on back erroneously lists 7 tracks for CD1 and 9 tracks for CD2.

Track 1-2 is named "Bön 5 - Förlåt Oss Våra Skulder (Prayer 5 - Forgive Us Our Forgive Us Our Debts)" in the tracklist printed on back and "Bön 5 - Förlåt Oss Våra Skulder (Prayer 5 - Forgive Us Our Forgive Us Our Trespasses)" in the booklet. The latter is the original track title.

Barcode printed on Light In The Attic sticker affixed to the shrink wrap.

Released in laminated gatefold jacket with 40 page book.

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