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Label: ECM Records
Track listing: Part 1: On the Wing; Part 2: Winterlight; Part 3: Gazelle; Part 4: Blossoms in the Wind; Part 5: The Bride; Part 6: Ancient Trees; Part 7: In the Dancing Snow; Part 8: The Gate; Part 9: Turquoise Fields; Part 10: Morning Sky.
by Erik R. Quick
Stephan Micus is a German-born multi-instrumentalist and inveterate ethnic musicologist. He currently resides in Majorca where, aside from the splendid climate, the airport is well-equipped and prepared to take the adventuresome traveler almost anywhere at any time. Micus utilizes the latter frequently in planning his musical landscapes. Micus has traveled extensively throughout Asia and Europe and, ...
by John Kelman
Stephan Micus' last album, Life (ECM, 2004), represented the multi-instrumentalist's most ambitious vocal album to date, layering as many as 14 voices at once. On the Wing represents a complete departure, his first entirely instrumental album in 17 years. The painstaking piecing together of many layers of multiple instruments (with Micus performing every part, creating solo ...
by AAJ Italy Staff
Il vagabondaggio musicale del polistrumentista tedesco Stephan Micus ha prodotto un altro dei suoi diari di viaggio. Cultore della world music totale, Micus sintetizza le tradizioni musicali di tutto il mondo utilizzandone gli strumenti tipici in un mix inedito, ottenuto creando una sorta di orchestra panetnica virtuale attraverso l'impiego di numerose sovraincisioni. Nonostante la formula si ...