Keith Jarrett ‎– Hymns Spheres

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Partially issued as Spheres (ECM 1302, 1985).

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Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
ECM 1086/87, 2641 086 Keith Jarrett Hymns Spheres(2xLP, Album) ECM Records, ECM Records ECM 1086/87, 2641 086 Germany 1976 Sell This Version
ECM-2-1086 Keith Jarrett Hymns Spheres(2xLP, Album) ECM Records ECM-2-1086 US 1976 Sell This Version
ECM 1086/87, 2641 086 Keith Jarrett Hymns Spheres(2xLP, Album) ECM Records, ECM Records ECM 1086/87, 2641 086 Germany 1976 Sell This Version
PA-7164~65 Keith Jarrett Hymns Spheres(2xLP, Album, Gat) ECM Records PA-7164~65 Japan 1976 Sell This Version
2641 086 Keith Jarrett Hymns Spheres(2xLP, Album, Mono, Gat) ECM Records 2641 086 Brazil 1976 Sell This Version
ECM 1086/87, 2641 086 Keith Jarrett Hymns Spheres(2xLP, Album, Mono, Gat) ECM Records, ECM Records ECM 1086/87, 2641 086 Germany 1976 Sell This Version
ECM-2-1086 Keith Jarrett Hymns Spheres(2xLP, Album, Promo) ECM Records ECM-2-1086 US 1976 Sell This Version
58.004/S Keith Jarrett Hymns Spheres(2xLP, Album, Ltd) ECM Records 58.004/S Brazil 1980 Sell This Version
ECM 1086/87, 2641086 Keith Jarrett Hymns - Spheres(2xLP, Album, RE, Gat) ECM Records, ECM Records ECM 1086/87, 2641086 Germany 2013 Sell This Version
ECM 1086/87, 371 8391 Keith Jarrett Hymns Spheres(2xCD, Album, RE) ECM Records, ECM Records ECM 1086/87, 371 8391 Germany 2013 Sell This Version
ECM-2-1086 Keith Jarrett Hymns Spheres(2xLP, Album, RE) ECM Records ECM-2-1086 US Unknown Sell This Version

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winchrecords

winchrecords

February 13, 2019
edited 7 days ago
referencing Hymns Spheres, 2xLP, Album, ECM 1086/87, 2641 086
This is what happens when a jazz musician of this caliber gets his hands on an ancient baroque organ, remaining respectful toward the organ as well as respectful toward his own intuitions..all improvisations...moving from hymn to nine movements of "Sphere," and then concluding with a hymn...quite cool and sometimes scary, sounding electronic in the 7th and 9th movements, "unique effects, although never before used, were accomplished by pulling certain stops part way, while completely open or closed. Amazingly, baroque organs have always had this capability." While this likely didn't find much appreciation from jazz or classical critics, who gives a crap about those assholes: Jarrett is the shit, one of the few people who can make solo acoustic keyboard work so interesting and enjoyable. This is an amazing recording.
GOODGROOVECIRCLE

GOODGROOVECIRCLE

February 9, 2018
referencing Hymns Spheres, 2xLP, Album, ECM 1086/87, 2641 086
What do you do when you are one of the top jazz pianists in the word in the mid 70s? You go out on tour and play your hits? Not if you're Keith Jarrett. You go to Germany and play a big old pipe organ and release it on record, a double too mind you! There is something haunting about this music though and while it's not going to be on constant rotation it has it's charms.