Limited double vinyl LP repressing of this 1978 album by the German Electronic/Avant-garde outfit with three bonus tracks plus insert containing liner notes. The story of the Nosferatu soundtrack editions through the years appears a little chaotic. Several editions, with several sleeves and completely different tracklists have appeared in different countries. What we tried to offer here is the definitive edition of Popol Vuh's works for this fantastic Werner Herzog 1979 tribute to the old Murnau classic. When asked for a new soundtrack for Herzog's project, Florian Fricke and Daniel Fichelscher came out with a magnificent album that once again opened new paths to follow. The album, although having been recorded with the movie in mind, was not titled Nosferatu. Instead it was released as BrÃ¼der des Schattens; SÃ¶hne des Lichts, which can be translated as "Brother Of Darkness - Son Of Light". It first came out in 1978 featuring amazing new age/ambient escapades based on repetitive passages and instrumentation of incredible beauty, recorded with the help of Al Gromer (Amon DÃ¼Ã¼l) on sitar, Bob Eliscu (Between) on oboe, Ted de Jong on tamboura plus a complete church choir ensemble from Munich. BrÃ¼der des Schattens..., makes disc one on this gorgeous double LP set. Disc two features the LP that was originally released as the Nosferatu Original Sound Track album, also known as On The Way To A Little Way. A 1978 release, although it contained material recorded prior to that date. Right in the middle of the film production, Herzog felt he needed more music and asked Fricke for obscure, scary material. He searched the Popol Vuh archives and compiled the great collection that Nosferatu / On The Way... is. It came out a varied selections where older Moog tracks mix with more reflexive material that already gives clues of what's to come in BrÃ¼der des Schattens... Nevertheless, despite all the variety -or maybe thanks to it,- Nosferatu/On The Way To... turned out to be a fantastic, classic Popol Vuh album. We have added one bonus track previously unreleased in vinyl format.
BrÃ¼der Des Schattens - SÃ¶hne Des Lichts (F. Fricke) 18:47
HÃ¶re, Der Du Wagst (F. Fricke / D. Fichelscher) 5:52
Das Schloss Des Irrtums (F. Fricke / D. Fichelscher) 5:35
Die Umkehr (F. Fricke / D. Fichelscher) 5:57
Mantra (F. Fricke) 6:14
Morning Sun Rays (D. Fichelscher) 3:20
Venus Principle (A. Gromer) 4:39
Mantra II (F. Fricke) 5:22
Auf Dem Weg - On The Way (F.) 3:20
On The Way (F. Fricke) 4:49
Through Pains To Heaven II (F. Fricke / D. Fichelscher) 3:42
To A Little Way (F. Fricke) 3:37
Zwiesprache Der RohrflÃ¶te Mit Der SÃ¤ngerin (F. Fricke) 3:42
Die Nacht Der Himmel (F. Fricke) 4:08
Der Ruf Der RohrflÃ¶te (F. Fricke) 3:21
Each record is protected within its record sleeve by a white vellum anti-dust sleeve.
All items are shipped brand-new and unopened in original packaging. Every record is shipped in original factory-applied shrink wrap and has never been touched by human hands.