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Various ‎– (The Microcosm) Visionary Music Of Continental Europe, 1970-1986 - New 3 LP Record 2016 Light In The Attic USA Vinyl Reissue - Ambient / Krautrock / New Age

Various ‎– (The Microcosm) Visionary Music Of Continental Europe, 1970-1986 - New 3 LP Record 2016 Light In The Attic USA Vinyl Reissue - Ambient / Krautrock / New Age

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Various ‎– (The Microcosm) Visionary Music Of Continental Europe, 1970-1986

Light In The Attic ‎– LITA 143
3 × Vinyl, LP, Compilation
15 Dec 2016
Electronic, Rock
New Age, Ambient, Krautrock, Prog Rock


A1 –Vangelis Creation Du Monde 10:05
A2 –Ralph Lundsten Bön 5 - Förlåt Oss Våra Skulder = Prayer 5 - Forgive Us Our Trespasses 5:11
A3 –Ash Ra Tempel Le Sourire Volé 6:08
B1 –Popol Vuh Brüder Des Schattens - Söhne Des Lichts (Abridged) 14:23
B2 –Ariel Kalma Orguitar Soir 9:13
C1 –Bernard Xolotl Cometary Wailing (Valley Plateau) 12:52
C2 –Peter Michael Hamel Einklang 10:08
D1 –Francesco Messina Untitled 7:39
D2 –Roedelius* Wenn Der Südwind Weht 4:14
D3 –Deutsche Wertarbeit Der Grosse Atem 9:59
E1 –Robert Julian Horky Dance For A Warrior 8:07
E2 –Karl Schaffner & Lothar Grimm Caravan 3:23
E3 –Suzanne Doucet & Christian Buehner* Shivas Dance 9:35
F1 –Enno Velthuys Morning Glory 10:15
F2 –Deuter Spirales 6:55
F3 –Gigi Masin Ship Beetel 6:04

Companies, etc.

  • Licensed From – Universal Music
  • Licensed From – SPV Recordings
  • Licensed From – Edition Popol Vuh
  • Licensed From – Celestial Harmonies
  • Licensed From – E.R.P. Musikverlag
  • Licensed From – Bureau B
  • Licensed From – Yoga Records
  • Licensed From – Music From Memory
  • Manufactured By – The ADS Group
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Light In The Attic Records & Distribution, LLC
  • Copyright (c) – Light In The Attic Records & Distribution, LLC
  • Copyright (c) – Zoroastre
  • Recorded At – Studio Roma
  • Recorded At – Bavaria Musikstudios
  • Remastered At – John Baldwin Mastering
  • Designed At – Chunklet Graphic Control


  • Artwork [Album Scans] – Yosuke Kitazawa
  • Artwork [Original Cover Artworks], Cover [Original Cover Artworks] – Étienne Trouvelot
  • Artwork [Original Label Artworks] – Aleksandra Ionowa
  • Booklet Editor [Proofreading] – Lydia Hyslop (2)
  • Compilation Producer [Produced By] – Douglas Mcgowan, Matt Sullivan (4)
  • Design – Henry Owings*
  • Executive-Producer [Executive Producers] – Josh Wright, Matt Sullivan (4)
  • Liner Notes – Douglas Mcgowan
  • Liner Notes [Ariel Kalma Liner Notes] – Ariel Kalma
  • Liner Notes [Ash Ra Tempel, Popol Vuh, Roedelius, And Deuter Liner Notes] – Jason Patrick Woodbury
  • Liner Notes [Bernard Xolotl Liner Notes] – Bernard Xolotl
  • Liner Notes [Deutsche Wertarbeit Liner Notes] – Dorothea Raukes
  • Liner Notes [Francesco Messina Liner Notes] – Marco Reina
  • Liner Notes [French Correspondence Translations] – Janna Slack
  • Liner Notes [Gigi Masin Liner Notes] – Gigi Masin
  • Liner Notes [Karl Schaffner & Lothar Grimm Liner Notes, Interview With] – Lothar Grimm
  • Liner Notes [Peter Michael Hamel Liner Notes] – Peter Michael Hamel
  • Liner Notes [Robert Julian Horky Liner Notes] – Robert Julian Horky
  • Liner Notes [Suzanne Doucet & Christian Buehner Liner Notes] – Christian Buehner*, Suzanne Doucet
  • Liner Notes [Étienne Trouvelot Notes] – Andrew Leibhold
  • Management [Project Managed By] – Patrick McCarthy
  • Remastered By [Remastering Assisted By] – Shelley Anderson
  • Remastered By [Remastering By] – John Baldwin (5)
  • Research, Compiled By [Selections], Other [Licensing], Art Direction – Douglas Mcgowan


A1 "Creation Du Monde" written and performed [...] in Paris, 1971
released by Polydor in 1973 and reissued with alternate cover in 1976
A2 "Forgive Us Our Trespasses" recorded in Sweden, 1971
[...] released by EMI in 1972 / reissued on CD as part of the Music For Relaxation And Meditation collection on CBS 1987 & in an extended CD on Lundstens Andromeda [misspelled as "Andrmeda"] label in 2002
A3 "Le Sourire Volé" recorded at Studio Roma in Berlin, 1975
[...] First issued as a CD by Spalax in 1993 and reissued by Göttsching's MG.Art label in 2016
B1 "Brüder des Schattens - Söhne des Lichts" [...] recorded at Bavaria Musikstudios in Munich, Germany, 1978
First released on Brain records in 1978; appeared on the Nosferatu The Vampyre (Original Sound Track) LP in 1979, and reissued many times since
B2 "Orguitar Soir" [...] First issued as a bonus track on the CD reissue of Osmose by the Blur label in 2006
C1 "Cometary Wailing (Valley Plateau)" recorded in Ardiche, France, 1979
Previously unreleased, from a tape saved by Ken Jenkins
C2 "Einklang" [...], recorded in Germany, 1979
Collected in Let It Play: 1979-1983 Selected Pieces, released on Kuckuck, 1987
D1 "Untitled" [...] recorded in Milan circa 1979
First issued as a bonus track on the Die Schachtel CD reissue of Lovisoni & Messina's Prati Bagnati Del Monte Analogo, 2013
D2 "Wenn Der Südwind Weht" written and performed [...] circa 1981
Released by Sky Records in 1981 and reissued 1996, reissued by Bureau B in 2010
D3 "Der Grosse Atem" performed by Dorothea Raukes as Deutsche Wertarbeit, released on the self-titled album by Sky Records in 1981, reissued by Medical Records in 2010 and Bureau B in 2014
E1 "Dance For A Warrior" written and performed [...] in Austria, 1982
[...] Released on vinyl 1982 on Seagull Music, and again in 1986 privately by RJH
E2 "Caravan" by [...] in Bavaria, 1983, released on cassette on Suzanne Doucet's Isis Music label in 1984
E3 "Shivas Dance" [...], recorded in Munich, 1983, from Transmission by Isis Music, 1983, reissued in 1987 on Beyond tapes.
F1 "Morning Glory" written and performed by [...], date unknown
From the album Landscapes In Thin Air, released on Kubus Cassettes, 1985
F2 "Spirales" written and performed [...] in the French Riviera or Marin County, circa 1984
Privately released on the album San by Deuter (no label), 1985, rereleased by Celestial Harmonies, 1985
F3 "Ship Beetel" [...], recorded circa 1986
first released as a bonus track on the Talk To The Sea CD by Music From Memory, 2014

All tracks courtesy their respective artists with the exception of
"Creation Du Monde" by Vangelis, courtesy Universal Music
"Brüder des Schattens - Söhne des Lichts" by Popol Vuh, courtesy SPV and Edition Popol Vuh
"Einklang" by Peter Michael Hamel, courtesy Celestial Harmonies and E.R.P. Musikverlag
"Wenn Der Südwind Weht" by Roedelius, courtesy Bureau B
"Morning Glory" by Enno Velthuys, courtesy Yoga Records
"Spirales" by Deuter, courtesy Celestial Harmonies and E.R.P. Musikverlag
"Ship Beetel" by Gigi Masin, courtesy Music From Memory

Remastering by [...],

Liner notes
Douglas Mcgowan, Los Angeles | 2016
Karl Schaffner & Lothar Grimm: Interview with Lothar Grimm, 2014
Suzanne Doucet & Christian Buehner: Suzanne Doucet and Christian Buehner, 2015
Étienne Léopold Trouvelot: From the US Forest Service biography, E. Leopold Truvelot, Perpretator of our Problem

Vangelis photo © 1971 Zoroastre
All other artist photos courtesy the artists themselves or their respective estates

℗©2016 Light In The Attic Records & Distribution, LLC

Track A2 is named "Bön 5 - Förlåt Oss Våra Skulder (Prayer 5 - Forgive Us Our Forgive Us Our Debts)" in the tracklist printed on back and "Bön 5 - Förlåt Oss Våra Skulder (Prayer 5 - Forgive Us Our Forgive Us Our Trespasses)" in the booklet. The latter is the original track title.

Barcode printed on Light In The Attic sticker affixed to the shrink wrap.

Released in laminated gatefold jacket with 40 page book.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 826853014311