Spiritus: Breath of Life

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All Music Guide - Carol Wright
Lorellei's vocal album Spiritus: Breath of Life glows with dewy radiance that can almost be inhaled. Her voice, ranging from whisper to wail, is skillfully reverbed and mixed until she becomes her own backup group. Although some cuts "In a Vision of Love" and "Mind Thing" punch through with rhythmic vigor, the ambience here is definitely heaven-sent: liquid pearls, golden clouds, and intoxicating silver. Lorellei on vocals, keyboards, and 12-string guitar is joined by Dean Evenson flutes, Steve Kindler violin, Raphael keyboards, and Daniel Paul and Bob Conger tablas and percussion. Other musicians, backup singers, a youth choir, and nature sounds contribute to the full and...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Carol Wright
Lorellei's vocal album Spiritus: Breath of Life glows with dewy radiance that can almost be inhaled. Her voice, ranging from whisper to wail, is skillfully reverbed and mixed until she becomes her own backup group. Although some cuts "In a Vision of Love" and "Mind Thing" punch through with rhythmic vigor, the ambience here is definitely heaven-sent: liquid pearls, golden clouds, and intoxicating silver. Lorellei on vocals, keyboards, and 12-string guitar is joined by Dean Evenson flutes, Steve Kindler violin, Raphael keyboards, and Daniel Paul and Bob Conger tablas and percussion. Other musicians, backup singers, a youth choir, and nature sounds contribute to the full and polished sound. Although the lyrics are printed in the liner notes, because of the reverb and overdubs, they tend to disappear into the musical textures.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 5/21/1996
  • Label: Soundings Of Planet
  • UPC: 096507715622
  • Catalog Number: 7156
  • Sales rank: 94,340

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Spiritus (2:22)
  2. 2 Moon Azure (6:43)
  3. 3 In A Vision Of Love (5:14)
  4. 4 Face Of Love (5:13)
  5. 5 Whispering Winds (3:22)
  6. 6 Mind Thing (5:57)
  7. 7 Terra (7:48)
  8. 8 Shaman (6:18)
  9. 9 Kabir (4:50)
  10. 10 Kabir Reprise (3:41)
  11. 11 Mystery (6:27)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Lorellei Primary Artist, Primary Artist, Keyboards, 12-string Guitar
Steve Kindler Violin
Bob Conger Percussion
Ben Dowling Piano, Keyboards
Dean Evenson Flute, Native American Flute
Dudley Evenson Autoharp, Harp
Sarah Evenson Background Vocals
Daniel Paul Tabla
Technical Credits
Dean Evenson Producer, Engineer, Executive Producer
Dudley Evenson Executive Producer, Artwork
Kit Thomas Producer
Lorellei Arranger, Producer, Vocal Arrangements
Bob Paltrow Artwork
Milanie Llorin Artwork
Ross Nyberg Mastering
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