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Abdullah Ibrahim: African Suite for Trio and String Orchestra (1998)

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African Suite

Track list:

01 – Mindif
02 – Ishmael
03 – Tsakwe
04 – The Call
05 – Damara Blue
06 – The Wedding
07 – Blanton
08 – Aspen
09 – Barakaat
10 – Tintinyana
11 – The Mountain Of The Night

Personnel:

Abdullah Ibrahim – piano
Belden Bullock – bass
George Gray – drums
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String Orchestra of Members of the Youth Orchestra of the European Community (concertmaster: Wolfgang Mertes):
violin – Enrico Alvares, Simone Bertz, Alan Brind, Bogdan Dragus, Ilona De Groot, Ghislaine Benabdalla Mancel, Wolfgang Mertes, Chie Peters, Alexandre Sauvaire, Lucy Waterhouse
viola – Dahlia Adamopoulos, Michelle Bruil, Raphael Reber, Estelle Villotte
cello – Natalie Caron, Lea Duret, Eva Lüthi, Kristin Spencer
bass – Charice Adriaansen, Knut Eric Sundquist

Recorded: L’Abbatiale de Payerne, Switzerland; November 12-17, 1997

Arranger, Producer, Conductor, Liner Notes: Daniel Schnyder
Engineer: Wilhelm Zürrer

Concept: Matthias Winckelmann

Photography [African Sceneries]: Thomas Krämer

 

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