Down to the Moon [Bonus Tracks]

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All Music Guide
Andreas Vollenweider's Grammy-winning 1987 effort is dominated by the Swiss musician's electrically modified harp. Its distinctive sound runs throughout the album, supported by the usual tinkering synthesizer effects and light percussion. After an extended introductory interlude, the title track zips into a vaguely Caribbean-styled rhythm. "Water Moon" features a different, more organic harp sound; it's mixed with the windy tones of a flute, suggesting ghostly moonshafts lancing through falling rain. Vollenweider plays the harp strings off of guitar strings on the surprisingly twangy (for new age, anyway) "Drown in Pale Light." The composer weaves the instrumentals together with a goody bag of pan-ethnic influences, ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide
Andreas Vollenweider's Grammy-winning 1987 effort is dominated by the Swiss musician's electrically modified harp. Its distinctive sound runs throughout the album, supported by the usual tinkering synthesizer effects and light percussion. After an extended introductory interlude, the title track zips into a vaguely Caribbean-styled rhythm. "Water Moon" features a different, more organic harp sound; it's mixed with the windy tones of a flute, suggesting ghostly moonshafts lancing through falling rain. Vollenweider plays the harp strings off of guitar strings on the surprisingly twangy (for new age, anyway) "Drown in Pale Light." The composer weaves the instrumentals together with a goody bag of pan-ethnic influences, while the album's margins are full of these little touches that nevertheless make a big difference. Down to the Moon
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 7/12/2005
  • Label: Kin Kou
  • UPC: 795041752826
  • Catalog Number: 17528
  • Sales rank: 15,905

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Down to the Moon (2:27)
  2. 2 Moon Dance (4:15)
  3. 3 Steam Forest (4:53)
  4. 4 Water Moon (2:15)
  5. 5 Night Fire Dance (4:57)
  6. 6 Quiet Observer (2:43)
  7. 7 Silver Wheel (3:57)
  8. 8 Drown in Pale Light (2:15)
  9. 9 The Secret, the Candle and Love (3:46)
  10. 10 Hush-Patience at Bamboo Forest (0:17)
  11. 11 Three Silver Ladies Dance (2:40)
  12. 12 La Lune Et L'enfant (2:09)
  13. 13 Moonday (6:21)
  14. 14 Hey You! Yes, You... (3:11)
  15. 15 New You! Yes You
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Andreas Vollenweider Primary Artist, Harp
Max Lasser Strings
Walter Keiser Drums
Christoph Stiefel Keyboards
Matthias Ziegler Wind
Peoro Haldemann Bells
Darryl Pitt Group Member
Hugo Faas Group Member
Sylvie Rossi Group Member
Hanswalter Huggler Group Member
Technical Credits
Andreas Vollenweider Arranger, Composer, Producer, Remastering
Eric Merz Engineer
Jon Otis beats
David Alan Kogut Art Direction
Peter Ritzer Cover Painting
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