Egberto Gismonti ‎– Dança Das Cabeças

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A1 Quarto Mundo #1
A2 Dança Das Cabeças
A3 Aguas Luminosas
A4 Celebração De Núpcias
A5 Porta Encantada
A6 Quarto Mundo #2
B1 Tango
B2 Bambuzal
B3 Fé Cega Faca Amolada
B4 Dança Solitária

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Recorded November 1976 at Talent Studio, Oslo

© ℗ 1977 ECM Records GMBH
Manufactured and distributed by Warner Bros. Records Inc.,
a Warner Communications Company (Warner Logo) ® 3300 Warner Blvd. Burbank, Calif. 91510. 3 East 54th Street, New York, N.Y. 10022.

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  • Matrix / Runout: Side A: ECM-1-1089 A1 34567 B
  • Matrix / Runout: Side B: ECM-1-1089 B1 34567 B

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Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
PAP 9064 Egberto Gismonti Dança Das Cabeças(LP, Album) ECM Records PAP 9064 Japan 1977 Sell This Version
EMC 8059, EMC-8059 Egberto Gismonti Dança Das Cabeças(LP, Album) EMI, EMI EMC 8059, EMC-8059 Brazil 1977 Sell This Version
ECM 1089, 827 750-2 Egberto Gismonti Dança Das Cabeças(CD, Album, RE) ECM Records, ECM Records ECM 1089, 827 750-2 Germany 1989 Sell This Version
ECM 1-1089 (2310 531) Egberto Gismonti Dança Das Cabeças(LP, Album) ECM Records ECM 1-1089 (2310 531) US 1977 Sell This Version
31C 064 61137 Egberto Gismonti Dança Das Cabeças(LP, Album, RE) ECM Records 31C 064 61137 Brazil 1985 Sell This Version

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Euphonics

Euphonics

February 1, 2016
edited over 4 years ago
For fans of Sandy Bull, Baden Powell, Pat Matheny, Sandy Nassan, Chick Corea, McCoy Tyner, Keith Jarrett, Bola Sete, prog-rock, and especially Steve Tibbetts.

I received this album years ago, in a package of jazz records I purchased through discogs. Since I did not intentionally order the album, at first I thought the sleeve was just extra packaging (I've received old covers in this fashion before — due to some sellers' surplus of value-less sleeves — it can make more sense than buying extra cardboard for postage.) But what's this? The record, still inside. It looked like it had been treated nicely, so I decided to put an ear on it....

I really had no idea what I was getting into. What a mind-bending foray into the hearts' of two extremely talented individuals. This album is a journey. Essentially two side-long compositions with many interior movements, they act as an orchestrated classical piece, though they feel positively improvised. The first side is a percussive vehicle for Gismonti's 8-string guitar, while side two showcases his temperament on the piano. Oblique, shapeless note-clusters build to up-tempo, jazzy chords and intense tribal drumming. A few minutes in, and we're flying. The fretboard seems to be miles long. Building and building — while passing some wild disembodied voices along the way — everything soon crashes and falls to pieces, holding just enough of the theme together to press onward. The musical universe they've created confidently guides listeners to explore a diverse jungle of lush canopies, dimly-lit tributaries, and wide-open clearings. Whether it's on the guitar, wood flute, or piano, Gismonti's expert playing seems to be only just barely catching up with his ideas, creating a stream-of-consciousness experience that takes you to the very deepest part of his creative center... A place not seen in recorded music all that often. Simply beautiful, a work of art.

Not bad, for a free album I almost threw in the recycling bin.
Fals

Fals

October 16, 2015
anyone know where the wildlife samples in quarto mundo are from?