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Eolian Minstrel [Enhanced]
     

Eolian Minstrel [Enhanced]

by Andreas Vollenweider
 

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Eolian Minstrel is Andreas Vollenweider's debut SBK Records release and the long awaited followup to his 1991 #1 NAC and jazz album, Book of Roses. Andreas plays a harp, but one that has been modified to produce an extraordinary range of sounds. A damper which he designed himself allows him to strum and pluck with more crispness and percussive attack. A

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Eolian Minstrel is Andreas Vollenweider's debut SBK Records release and the long awaited followup to his 1991 #1 NAC and jazz album, Book of Roses. Andreas plays a harp, but one that has been modified to produce an extraordinary range of sounds. A damper which he designed himself allows him to strum and pluck with more crispness and percussive attack. A microphone attached to each string allows for greater articulation of individual notes, and hand-made strings further define his unique sonorities. This recording is Andreas' most daring album to date and for the first time features guest vocalists, such as Carly Simon and Eliza Gilkyson.

Product Details

Release Date:
07/15/2008
Label:
Kin Kou
UPC:
0795041771421
catalogNumber:
17714

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Album Credits

Performance Credits

Andreas Vollenweider   Primary Artist,Percussion,Harp,Horn,Vocals,Cheng,celtic harp
Eliza Gilkyson   Acoustic Guitar,Keyboards,Vocals
Max Lasser   Dobro
Carly Simon   Vocals
Hanspeter Brüggemann   Accordion
Thomas Fessler   Pipa
Eberhard Hahn   Flute,Percussion,Bass Clarinet,Bass Flute,Piccolo,Saxophone,Alto Saxophone,Baritone Saxophone,Kena,Chinese Flute,Bamboo Flute
Walter Keiser   Percussion,Drums
Matthieu Michel   Trumpet
Mark Portmann   Acoustic Guitar,Electric Guitar,Vocals,Slide Guitar
Christoph Stiefel   Organ,Keyboards
Ernst Stroer   Percussion
Peoro Haldemann   Percussion
Richard Greene & Beryl Marriott   Violin
Chris Wiesendanger   Accordion,Keyboards
Sandro Friederich   Bagpipes
Chris Wisendanger   Accordion,Keyboards

Technical Credits

Eliza Gilkyson   Composer
Max Lasser   Laud
Andreas Vollenweider   Arranger,Composer,Producer
Carly Simon   Composer
Dude Durst   Cover Design
Walter Keiser   Special Effects
Pier Luigi Macor   Cover Photo,Session Photographer

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