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Cielo e Terra/Soaring Through a Dream

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All Music Guide - Thom Jurek
The U.K.'s BGO Records reissues three Al di Meola mid-'80s albums on a pair of CDs. First is the nearly smooth jazz Soaring Through a Dream released originally on EMI's Manhattan imprint in 1985 -- this album was an attempt by the great guitarist to score a hit single or two on the then-newly formed smooth jazz radio format. Next is the lightweight acoustic set Cielo e Terra, released during the same year, that is easily the best in this bunch, as it .contains a couple of fine tines such as the title track and "Atavism of Twilight." Finally, the 1987 offering, Tirami Su, was a half-hearted attempt by the guitarist to return to fusion -- the very thing that had established ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Thom Jurek
The U.K.'s BGO Records reissues three Al di Meola mid-'80s albums on a pair of CDs. First is the nearly smooth jazz Soaring Through a Dream released originally on EMI's Manhattan imprint in 1985 -- this album was an attempt by the great guitarist to score a hit single or two on the then-newly formed smooth jazz radio format. Next is the lightweight acoustic set Cielo e Terra, released during the same year, that is easily the best in this bunch, as it .contains a couple of fine tines such as the title track and "Atavism of Twilight." Finally, the 1987 offering, Tirami Su, was a half-hearted attempt by the guitarist to return to fusion -- the very thing that had established his reputation in the first place. A motley collection to be sure.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 5/12/2009
  • Label: Bgo - Beat Goes On
  • EAN: 5017261208798
  • Catalog Number: 879
  • Sales rank: 53,539

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Traces of a Tear (7:54)
  2. 2 Vertigo Shadow (3:13)
  3. 3 Cielo E Terra (10:38)
  4. 4 Enigma of Desire (2:43)
  5. 5 Atavism of Twilight (5:13)
  6. 6 Coral (3:17)
  7. 7 When You're Gone (4:27)
  8. 8 Etude (7:01)
  9. 9 Solace (4:45)
  10. 10 Capoeira (9:20)
  11. 11 Traces (Of a Tear) (9:01)
  12. 12 Ballad (6:18)
Disc 2
  1. 1 July (5:23)
  2. 2 Marina (4:50)
  3. 3 Soaring Through a Dream (12:26)
  4. 4 Beijing Demons (6:23)
  5. 5 Arabella (7:11)
  6. 6 Smile from a Stranger (5:42)
  7. 7 Rhapsody of Fire (5:02)
  8. 8 Song to the Pharoah Kings (8:46)
  9. 9 Andonea (3:01)
  10. 10 Maraba (5:20)
  11. 11 Song with a View (6:20)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Al di Meola Primary Artist, Acoustic Guitar, Guitar, Electric Guitar, Synclavier, Classical Guitar, Synclavier Guitar
Phil Markowitz Synthesizer, Piano
Harvie Swartz Acoustic Bass
Kei Akagi Keyboards
Airto Moreira Percussion, Vocals
Danny Gottlieb Drums
Tom Brechtlein Drums
Mino Cinelu Percussion
Anthony Jackson Keyboards
Chip Jackson Electric Bass, Acoustic Bass
Roberto Pinheiro Percussion
José Renato Vocals
Elizeu Felix Percussion
Carlos DaSilva "Beluba" Pinto Percussion
Tommy Brechtlein Drums
Roberto Bastos Pinheiro Percussion
Carlos Dasilva Pinto Percussion
Jose Renato Vocals
Technical Credits
Keith Jarrett Composer
Kei Akagi Arranger
Airto Moreira Composer, Lyricist
Chick Corea Composer
Al di Meola Arranger, Composer, Producer, Audio Production
Bob Ludwig Mastering, Remastering
Dennis MacKay Engineer
Andrew Thompson Remastering
Steven Wilkes Cover Photo
Clara Sandroni Composer
Philip Roberge Executive Producer
Dan Mockensturm Programming
Alyn Shipton Liner Notes
Christian Dalbavie Executive Producer
David Baker Producer, Engineer, Audio Production
John Cerullo Executive Producer
Nancy Gaelen Executive Producer
Nancy Gaelen Audio Production
Dan Mockensturm Programming
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