One is struck by the fact that the BPO, who must have been through all this music so often, can under a conductor who obviously inspires them, produce playing that is at once so polished and so fresh. One of the very finest Wagner orchestral collections in the catalog.
Electronic music pioneer Klaus Schulze has released a new album, Silhouettes, his first album of new music in 5 years. “In the wake of your 70th birthday, you naturally find yourself looking back at the past,” notes Schulze. “So the result is a reorientation, a renewed awareness of what is really important.” With his new album, Schulze says that he has tried to reduce his music to its essential elements. “No great distractions, nothing to force your attention in a certain direction, no major effects or gimmicks, no frills or dominant rhythms,” he explains. “It was important to me to paint the pictures in the depth of the space, the sonic fields of tension and atmosphere.”
Klaus Schulze has announced that he’ll release his new studio album later this year. Titled Silhouettes, it’s the Krautrock pioneer’s first record in five years and will arrive on May 25 via SPV on CD, 2LP and via digital platforms. Silhouettes features four compositions which were created last year and were written following an extended period of rest due to health issues affecting Schulze.
This is the soundtrack album to accompany the unforgettable 1984 classic adventure fantasy film The NeverEnding Story. An atmospheric electronic soundtrack with tracks composed by leading German jazz composer Klaus Doldinger and electronic disco maestro Giorgio Moroder. This release also includes all the officially released remixes of the title track as sung by '80s heartthrob Limahl (ex-Kajagoogoo) and the extended version of Giorgio Moroder's 'Ivory Tower' that originally appeared as the b-side on Limahl's 'The NeverEnding Story' single. This limited edition black vinyl effect CD release is packaged in a miniature cardboard LP style sleeve with an exclusive six page color insert.