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- Acoustic Guitar, Electric Guitar, Piano [Assorted Pianos], Harmonium, Mellotron [S], Effects [Oscillator], Vocals [Vox] – Ego (27)
- Artwork [Cover] – Bettina Hohls
- Bass – Peter Hammill (tracks: A1, A2, B2)
- Bass [Foot + Hand Bass] – Hugh Banton (tracks: A3, A4, B3)
- Composed By – Peter Hammill
- Drums, Other [Symbol + Annapuma] – Guy Evans
- Engineer – Rodney Sofa
- Engineer [Rockfield] – Pat Morahan*
- Mixed By – David Hentschel
- Organ, Vocals – Hugh Banton
- Producer – John Anthony, Peter Hammill
- Saxophone [Altotenorandsoprano And Routings], Flute – Jaxon*
Vox+mellotrons on A1 & A2 were dubbed onto Sofa backing tracks at Rockfield.
The whole thing was mixed at Trident Studios, London in October 1973.
B1 recorded at Island Studios, London, April 1973.
Grateful acknowledgements/random information dept:-
Run-ups: (Sofa) The Judge
(Foel)-(Rockfield) Capt. Banana or whatever
Initial integration location: Clearwell
Cuisine: (Rockfield+Sofa) Alice, (Clearwell) Frogs+Toads, "Smoky" O.S.A.
Truck+Hump: J. Buonuomo + the other 2 (sorry, but names lost in the ensuing madness)
Sofa bass presence: Red Max Hutchinson
R.S. Film crew: Sparkes, Jeept, Overload
Transatlantic co-ordination: Chris Konsczcs??
Comedy team: Dylan + Laddie
Others (in order of disappearance): Dave Anderson+reveried components, Pancho, Bjorn Ovid, the Big Girl, D.D., Tap-bat, picture-darts, golfwinks, Jean-Pierre Bumdrop, Meringue, All Wards, "N" Down+the fly circus, several taxi drivers in search of Mr. Feltham, Sue Jaxon, Sebastian -----
Peter Hammill, Dec'73/Jan'74
Modern (cities) / Wilhelmina (children) / The Lie (Bernini's St. Theresa) (religion/sex) / Forsaken Gardens (loss+hope) / Red Shift (scientific alienation) / Rubicon (choice) / A Louse Is Not A Home (search....I?)
Distribuzione Phonogram s.p.a. - Printed and made in Italy.
Grafiche Dotti - Cernobbio
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|CAS 1083||Peter Hammill||The Silent Corner And The Empty Stage (LP, Album)||Charisma||CAS 1083||UK||1974||Sell This Version|
|CA-1-1503||Peter Hammill||The Silent Corner And The Empty Stage (LP, Album, RE)||Charisma||CA-1-1503||Canada||Unknown||Sell This Version|
|VJCP-68789||Peter Hammill||The Silent Corner And The Empty Stage (CD, Album, Mono, RE, RM, Pap)||Charisma, Virgin||VJCP-68789||Japan||2006||Sell This Version|
|CAS 1083||Peter Hammill||The Silent Corner And The Empty Stage (LP, Album, RE)||Charisma||CAS 1083||UK||1977||Sell This Version|
|00946 3 70511 2 2, CASCDR 1083||Peter Hammill||The Silent Corner And The Empty Stage (CD, Album, RE, RM, Unofficial)||Virgin (2), Charisma (2)||00946 3 70511 2 2, CASCDR 1083||Russia||2017||Sell This Version|