Obscure No. 10: The Pavilion of Dreams - Harold Budd (1978)



  1. Bismillahi ´Rrahmani ´Rrahim (18:14)

    Alto Saxophone – Marion Brown Celesta – Richard Bernas Electric Piano – Harold Budd Glockenspiel – Gavin Bryars Harp – Maggie Thomas (2) Marimba – Howard Rees, Jo Julian, John White, Michael Nyman

  2. Two Songs (6:23)

    Let Us Go Into The House Of The Lord
    Harp – Maggie Thomas
    Mezzo-soprano Vocals – Lynda Richardson

    Butterfly Sunday Adapted By – Harold Budd
    Composed By – John Coltrane
    Harp – Maggie Thomas
    Mezzo-soprano Vocals – Lynda Richardson

  3. Madrigals Of The Rose Angel (13:47)

    Rossetti Noise
    Celesta [Celeste] – Gavin Bryars
    Chorus – Alison Macgregor, Lesley Reid, Lynda Richardson, Margaret Cable, Muriel Dickinson, Ursula Connors
    Conductor [Chorus] – Harold Budd
    Electric Piano – Richard Bernas
    Harp – Maggie Thomas
    Percussion – Nigel Shipway


    The Crystal Garden And A Coda
    Celesta [Celeste] – Gavin Bryars
    Chorus – Alison Macgregor, Lesley Reid, Lynda Richardson, Margaret Cable, Muriel Dickinson, Ursula Connors
    Conductor [Chorus] – Harold Budd
    Electric Piano – Richard Bernas
    Harp – Maggie Thomas
    Percussion – Nigel Shipway


  4. Juno (7:35)

    Glockenspiel – Gavin Bryars Marimba – Michael Nyman Percussion – John White Piano – Harold Budd Vibraphone – Howard Rees Vibraphone [Vibes] – Jo Julian Voice – Brian Eno, Gavin Bryars, Harold Budd, Jo Julian, John White, Michael Nyman


    Recorded At – Basing Street Studios, November 1976
    Composed By – Budd* (tracks: A1, A2, B1, B2)
    Engineer – Rhett Davies
    Producer – Brian Eno


    An extended cycle of works begun in 1972. Bismillahi ´Rrahmani ´Rrahim from 1974
    Two Songs from 1973-74
    "Let Us Go Into The House of the Lord" is a setting of a traditional hymn after a version by Pharoah Sanders.
    "Butterfly Sunday" adapted from John Coltrane's "After The Rain"
    Madrigals Of The Rose Angel from 1972
    Juno from 1975 was composed for John Bergamo; her mortal symbol is the peacock.






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