Winter's Solstice (Silver Ann Ed) - (Import CD)
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- Mono / Stereo
- Dawn Atkinson
- A Winter's Solstice, Vol. 1: Silver Anniversary Edition
Includes liner notes by Dawn Atkinson.
This is part of Windham Hill Records "A Winter Solstice" series.
Liner Note Author: Dawn Atkinson.
Recording information: Big Kitty Recording, Alameda, CA; Brick House Studio, Studio City, CA; Capitol Studios, Hollywood, CA; Coupe Studio, Boulder, CO; Different Fur Recording, San Francisco, CA; Farsight Studio, Frankfurt/Main, Germany; Gutlab South, Nashville, TN; Hoosierland Studio, Indianapolis, IN; Imaginary Road Studio, Windham County, VT; Jacordi Studio, Clane, County Kildare, Ireland; Seventh Chance Recording, Maumee, OH; Taylor made Studios, Woodland Hills, CA; The Ark, Camano Island, WA; Zeta Recording, Toledo, OH.
One of the most well known productions of the Windham Hill label, which basically invented new age music but prefers the term "contemporary instrumental," has been the WINTER'S SOLSTICE series. Perhaps inspired by the season-based recordings of George Winston, the SOLSTICE albums (which feature tunes from a variety of the label's artists) have always been not Christmas albums per se, but winter albums. Of course, a few Yuletide-oriented tunes do find their way onto this, the anniversary edition of the first volume in the series, but for the most part these are agreeable sonic meditations on a wintry state of mind by the likes of Barbara Higbie, Liz Story, and label honcho Will Ackerman himself. If you listen close enough, you can almost hear the snow falling.
- Country of Origin
- BMG (distributor)
- Studio / Live
- Various Artists
- Songs / Tracks
- [ Disc 01 Track 01 ] Greensleeves - Steve Erquiaga
- [ Disc 01 Track 02 ] When Earth's Last Picture Is Painted - Richard Sch”nherz
- [ Disc 01 Track 03 ] Gathering, The - Tracy Silverman
- [ Disc 01 Track 04 ] Silver Swan, The
- [ Disc 01 Track 05 ] Shades Of White - Jim Brickman
- [ Disc 01 Track 06 ] Col Partir La Bella Clori - Joan Jeanrenaud
- [ Disc 01 Track 07 ] Moon Lake - W.G. Snuffy Walden
- [ Disc 01 Track 08 ] Come All Ye Shepherds
- [ Disc 01 Track 09 ] Beneath The Trees - Philip Aaberg
- [ Disc 01 Track 10 ] Down In Yon Forest - Brian Dunning
- [ Disc 01 Track 11 ] Maiden Chant
- [ Disc 01 Track 12 ] When Comes December
- [ Disc 01 Track 13 ] Queen's Prayer - Ozzie Kotani
- BMG Distribution/BMG Ente
- 52m 42s
- Video Disabled
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