Popol Vuh ‎– Messa Di Orfeo

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Recording of an audio-video light installation performed in the Labyrinth of Molfetta (Bari), Apulia 20 September 98.
Produced by Popol Vuh and Time Zones.

Live-recording Popol Vuh. Studio-recording Tom Tom-Studio, Bari.

℗ + © 1999 Tempel marketed by Spalax Music Paris France.
Made in EU.
All titles are published by Heaven and Earth Verlag, Köln.

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  • Barcode: 3 429020 145626

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Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
OWS21 Popol Vuh Messa Di Orfeo(LP, Ltd, Num, TP) One Way Static Records OWS21 US 2018 Sell This Version
OWS21 Popol Vuh Messa Di Orfeo(LP, Album, Ltd, Ora) One Way Static Records OWS21 US 2018 Sell This Version
GoodRoom 1-5 Popol Vuh Messa Di Orfeo(DVDr, DVD-V, RE) Not On Label (Frank Fiedler Self-released) GoodRoom 1-5 Germany Unknown Sell This Version


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January 7, 2015
edited over 3 years ago

Tribal?!?! There's not so much as a single drumbeat anywhere on the entire album! What you do get is 45 minutes of exquisite, cerebral music. It's essentially a sublime requiem for ecologists and humanists, sample lyric:

The Earth and I are one
His eyes and my eyes are one
His ears and my ears are one

But the recitation of these words in the original Italian, by Guillermina De Gennaro, is spine-tinglingly beautiful. Her soft enunciation is pure audio-porn, and then the bees arrive! It's like lying beneath a beehive on a summer's afternoon, but with no chance of getting stung.

It has guided me softly on many interesting journeys, and when I'm horizontal for the last time, it will do so again.

Unfairly overlooked gem of an album.