‘This set of five discs is an invitation to a rather special journey: through what you hear, and what you read too, you will traverse, guided by the cello, not one history but several histories. With these Cello Stories, our intention is to show you how an instrument and its repertoire have taken shape whilst retaining the imprint and memory of diverse origins. I have selected the musical programme from my recordings for Alpha – some of them previously unreleased – to complement the text by Marc Vanscheeuwijck and numerous contemporary illustrations.’ –Bruno Cocset
Much like Eloy's 1973 LP, Inside, Power and the Passion acts as a transitional album. With more weaknesses than strengths, it contains all the elements that would ensure the artistic success of future albums like Dawn and Ocean…
For much of the past five centuries, the history of the European continent has been a history of chaos, its civilization thrown into turmoil by ferocious wars or bitter religious conflicts—sometimes in combination—that have made and remade borders, created and eliminated entire nations, and left a legacy that is still influencing our world.
"…The most striking aspect of the chant singing here is the ability of four voices to sound as one. This results in a loveliness of tone that sets them apart from even the finest choirs and a warmly blended sound that distinguishes them from solo singers…" ~Fanfare
It's an irresistible combination that makes IN THE WILD a must-have primetime entertainment series. See some of the biggest names in film and television upstaged by their wild and usually uninhibited co-stars. Each of the actors has chosen an animal for which they have a special attraction or empathy. That's the easy part. Going into the wild to find that animal and tell its story is much, much harder.