Saturday, 1 March 2008

BLUE MOON (musick by request)

ATARAXIA

THE MOON SANG ON THE APRIL CHAIR

Original Issue: 1995 Apollyon ( Apo CD 95019) Buy it here!!!


Margot-meter: 3 moons / 5


The Moon Sang On The April Chair
1 The Moon Sang On The April Chair
2 Verdigris Wounds
3 The Tale Of The Crying Fire-Flies
4 Colouring Nocturnal Lemons
5 Rocking Chair Of Dreams

Red Deep Dirges Of A November Moon
6 Satis Vixi
7 Lady Lazarus
8 Spiritus Ad Vindictam

from Wikipedia:


Ataraxia is an Italian neo-classical band who combine modern technology with archaic instrumentation over various media. They describe their music as a cross "between sacred and profane, ethereal and neo-classical, contemporary and early music".


They make researches into the European legends crossing the Greek and Latin myths. Contemplation, dreamy experiences, elegiac atmospheres, ritual movements float in a mysterious garden where contemporary textures of notes meet the embracing echo of classic sounds.

Their lyrics are written in many ancient and contemporary languages as they try to bring to surface the hidden treasures and revelations that each language owns. Many of their performances take place in locations the band professes to possess specific spiritual qualities.

4 comments:

Margot said...
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Richard said...

Nice one Margot.

It's completely different to anything else I have in the collection, and it's a direction I'm going to have to explore a bit by the sound of things. :-)

BB

Richard

bikefridaywalter said...

Not my favourite Ataraxia but nine none the less. I appreciate honoring the request.

Richard-- check out Dead Can Dance (of course), Stoa, Elijah's Mantle, Ronan Quays, etc..

ARBOR said...

can this one be reposted? I did not get to hear it! Thanks