History of My Heart

History of My Heart

by Suzanne Ciani


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History of My Heart

With History of My Heart, electronic music
ew age pioneer Suzanne Ciani seems to be talking through her bank of keyboards and synths, instead of letting the technology interpret her thoughts. The album's title is played out over 11 tracks tracing the contours of Ciani's romantic peaks and valleys. "Anthem" is just that, a major chord triumph of tinkling keys and slowly building strings. The vintage synth "robotic sigh" of the song's bridge reminds listeners that Ciani is creating her music entirely on electronic equipment. The tentative melody of "Italian Movie" could suggest a drive through the Tuscan countryside with its plucked nylon-guitar effect, while "Inverness" is a conventional new age mood piece, complete with breathy, ethnic flute and fluttering synth and piano. That said, its understated quality is charming in a genre that too often becomes heavy-handed when it's only trying to be light and airy.

Product Details

Release Date: 08/24/1989
Label: Private Music
UPC: 0010058205821
catalogNumber: 2058

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Suzanne Ciani   Primary Artist,Synthesizer,Electronic Sounds
Steve Kindler   Violin
Teja Bell   Acoustic Guitar,Electric Guitar
Dartanyan Brown   Bass
Marcia Miget   Saxophone
Leslie Miller   Vocals
José Neto   Electric Guitar
Russel Walder   English Horn,Oboe
Rob Zantay   Lyricon
Dawn Dover   Violin
Tamara Kline   Drums,Horn
Meg Eldridge   Viola
Paul Rhodes   Cello
Junior "Junno" Homrich   Percussion

Technical Credits

Suzanne Ciani   Arranger,Composer,Producer,Contributor,Electronic Arrangement
Stephen Hart   Contributor
Jimi Hendrix   Composer
Leslie Mona   Engineer
Norman Moore   Art Direction
Steven Hart   Engineer
Tamara Kline   Arranger
Meg Eldridge   Contributor
Daniel Levitin   Marketing
Paul Rhodes   Contributor
Mary Ciani   Artwork,Paintings

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