C.W. Vrtacek ‎– Silent Heaven

Label:
Cuneiform Records ‎– Rune 79
Format:
CD, Compilation, Reissue
Country:
Released:
Genre:
Style:

Tracklist Hide Credits

Learning To Be Silent
1 Poison 1:20
2 War 1:05
3 Tumbling 3:30
4 Inside 1:11
5 Revenge 2:13
6 Song For Marcel 1:59
7 Rain 2:07
8 Emily, Are You Happy ?
Technician [Assistant To Emily] – Michael GellatlyXylophone [Toy Xylophone] – Kim Gellatly
3:21
9 Breathing 1:01
10 Silence
Voice [Dog With Mumps Phone Call] – Nick Didkovsky
0:24
11 When 1:42
12 Thinking 3:16
13 Fly / Wave
Narrator [Narration] – James Woodruff
6:01
14 Picture In An Empty Frame 5:05
When Heaven Comes To Town
15 Minus My Friend 1:33
16 History Of The Heart, Mystery Of The Mind 1:35
17 Part Of Me Here, Part Of Me With You, Always 1:20
18 Stone Steps 1:17
19 Preparing The Bridge (For Heaven) 5:09
20 Saying Goodbye To The Beauty And Complexity Of Life On Earth 5:42
21 When Heaven Comes To Town 26:16

Companies, etc.

Credits

  • Composed By, Arranged By, EngineerC.W. Vrtacek
  • Graphic DesignPaula Millet
  • Mixed ByMyles C. Davis*
  • Photography ByLucinda Wilde Pinchot
  • Reissue ProducerSteve Feigenbaum*
  • Sampler [Ensoniq Mirage DSK-8], Ukulele [Baritone], Tape, Toy Piano [Broken]C.W. Vrtacek (tracks: 15 to 21)
  • Synthesizer [CZ-101], Acoustic Guitar [Yamaha], Guitar [Fender Stratocaster, Guild Starfire], Piano [Old Clunky], Xylophone, Ukulele, Performer [Metronome, Purring Cat, Radio Shack Telephone Answering Machine]C.W. Vrtacek (tracks: 1 to 14)

Notes

"Learning To Be Silent" recorded August 1985 to January 1986 at C.W. Vrtacek's home in New Preston on a Tascam 144 four-track cassette machine. Mixed at Nono Studios, Norwalk.
Originally released 1986.

"When Heaven Comes To Town" recorded at C.W. Vrtacek's home in New Preston on a Tascam 3440 four-track open reel machine. Mixed at Sountec Studios, Norwalk. Ambient sounds collected at Philip's Diner, Woodbury and at Grand Central Station, NYC. Titled after a room-sized art installation created by Michael Gellatly.
Originally released 1988.

Mastered by SAE Mastering.
This CD released in cooperation with ReR Records and Cordelia Records.

One track is omitted from "Learning To Be Silent" on this compilation.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 0 45775 00792 2
  • Matrix / Runout: RUNE 79 <01> U.S. OPTICAL DISC
  • Mastering SID Code: IFPI L761

Recommendations

Reviews