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ITEM# 10024862
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    ITEM#: 10024862

    Out of print on cassette on Columbia [7464 45154] as of January 1997 {according to the January 1997 Sony Digest}. This is an Enhanced CD, which includes music videos and live concert footage. Personnel: Andreas Vollenweider (vocals, guitar, acoustic guitar, harp, flute, keyboards, bass guitar, wind); Thomas Fessler (guitars); Matthias Ziegler (flute); Mark Kuhne (alto saxophone); Christoph Stiefel (piano, keyboards); Santino Famulari (keyboards); Walter Keiser (drums, percussion); Pedro Haldermann, Andi Pupato (percussion). Additional personnel: Nina Hennessey, Anthony Crivello, Dodo Hug, Misty Jervis, Lucy Novotny, Natasha Otrinowa, Margarita Zorbala (vocals); Janne Schaffer (guitars, electric guitar); Max Lasser (acoustic guitar); David Lindley (lap steel guitar); Mark O'Connor (mandolin, violin); Daniel Pezzotti (cello); Steve Gorn (bamboo flute, bansuri); Fernando Fantini (accordion); Roman Schmid (oboe, English horn); Beat Briner (bassoon); Christian Ostermeier (tenor saxophone); Hans Bergstr”m, Charly Fassler (French horn); Hanspeter Haas (bass trombone); Peter Keiser (bass guitar); Burhan ™‡al (darabukka); Badal Roy (tabla); Luis Perez (percussion, wind); Marilyn Mazur (percussion). After the Grammy-winning 1987 effort Down to the Moon, Andreas Vollenweider returned with Dancing With the Lion, a concept album of sorts about the nature of life and death. For the first time, Vollenweider extended his creative palette, drawing on the talents of many musicians worldwide. His modified harp was still in full effect, but Lion matched its unique tone with touches of electric guitar (the light, Latin-influenced pop of "Dance of the Masks"), plaintive violin ("See, My Love"), and the ambitious title track, which mixed unique percussion and vocal elements into a surprisingly straightforward pop cocktail. While the composer's early work seemed to be more about relaxation, or where the music could take the listener, Dancing With the Lion seemed to encourage contemplation. It was easy to find solace in the Asian-inflected chording of "Hippolyte," or the album's atmospheric finale, where flutes, flamenco guitar, fiddle, and chimes combined with the harp in an approximation of that famous story about the white light at the end of the tunnel. The addition of so many extra instruments into Vollenweider's already widely scanning sound worked to expand his ideology as much as it did his sound, since the range of ethnic styles represented unified his music with so many locales. Dancing With the Lion was a textured, pensive release that suggested Vollenweider's later work with an international cast of likeminded musicians and symphonies. ~ Johnny Loftus


    UPC 795041754424
    Runtime 39 min.
    Type Performer
    Genre New Age
    Sub Genre Harp
    Label Savoy Records
    Producer Andreas Vollenweider
    Number of Discs 1
    Track Listing Disc 1
    • 1. Unto the Burning Circle
    • 2. Dancing With the Lion
    • 3. Hippolyte
    • 4. Dance of the Masks
    • 5. Pearls and Tears
    • 6. Garden of My Childhood
    • 7. Still Life
    • 8. And the Long Shadows
    • 9. See, My Love....
    • 10. Silver Dew, Golden Grass
    • 11. Ascent From the Circle
    • 12. Ouverturli
    • 13. First Piece
    • 14. Hey You! Yes, You...
    Format Compact Disc
    Sub Format ECD
    Spars Coding AAD
    Artists Vollenweider, Andreas
    Dimensions 5.4x4.8x0.4
    Country of Origin United States
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