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Traumgarten: Garden of Dreams

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Grammy®-winning performer and composer Andreas Vollenweider and his father, renowned organist Hans Vollenweider, collaborate on an album never before released outside of Switzerland. Recorded between 1979 and 1989, Traumgarten represents the work of several years and is a unique document of a very special relationship - the one between father and son: an encounter on the bridge that is music. As Andreas Vollenweider explains so touchingly in his liner notes, it was by playing music together, sometimes improvising for hours, that the two musicians became much closer. So, in addition to being a collaborative album in the more traditional sense, Traumgarten is also intrinsically a very personal and transcendent ...
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Editorial Reviews

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Grammy®-winning performer and composer Andreas Vollenweider and his father, renowned organist Hans Vollenweider, collaborate on an album never before released outside of Switzerland. Recorded between 1979 and 1989, Traumgarten represents the work of several years and is a unique document of a very special relationship - the one between father and son: an encounter on the bridge that is music. As Andreas Vollenweider explains so touchingly in his liner notes, it was by playing music together, sometimes improvising for hours, that the two musicians became much closer. So, in addition to being a collaborative album in the more traditional sense, Traumgarten is also intrinsically a very personal and transcendent musical dialogue, culminating in a powerful work of music. From the Label
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 5/20/2008
  • Label: Kin Kou
  • UPC: 795041761729
  • Catalog Number: 17617
  • Sales rank: 82,774

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Jacob's Dream - Hans Vollenweider (2:11)
  2. 2 Dance of the Essence on the Glassy Light Mountains - Hans Vollenweider (2:32)
  3. 3 The Moon and the Cloud Rider - Hans Vollenweider (2:08)
  4. 4 The Fisherman and His Wife on the Tangtse River - Hans Vollenweider (2:28)
  5. 5 Elegie - Hans Vollenweider (2:34)
  6. 6 Phoenix - Hans Vollenweider (1:45)
  7. 7 The Metaphors - Hans Vollenweider (8:26)
  8. 8 The Sermon of the Birds - Hans Vollenweider (1:56)
  9. 9 A Love Song - Hans Vollenweider (2:58)
  10. 10 A Walk with My Father/Summer Rain - Hans Vollenweider (6:00)
  11. 11 Play of Colors - Hans Vollenweider (3:40)
  12. 12 Hommage - Hans Vollenweider (4:42)
  13. 13 May Green Be the Grass... - Hans Vollenweider (1:23)
  14. 14 The Secret and the Candle - Hans Vollenweider (2:38)
  15. 15 Vespers Bell - Hans Vollenweider (0:36)
  16. 16 Farewell at the Great Gate - Hans Vollenweider (3:03)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Andreas Vollenweider Primary Artist, Guitar, Piano, Ocarina, Shawm, Bamboo Flute, Gu-Zheng, Pedal Harp, Chinese Harp
Max Lasser Slide Guitar
Peter Keiser Bass
Walter Keiser Drums
Philippe Kienholz Piano
Hans Vollenweider Organ
Technical Credits
Andreas Vollenweider Composer, Producer, Engineer, Liner Notes, Mastering, MIDI
Dude Durst Cover Design
Hans Vollenweider Composer, Cover Painting
Hanspeter Ehrsam Engineer
Andreas Brull Engineer
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