Le Cimetière des arlequins

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Le Cimetière des arlequins
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Studio album by
Released1973
StudioStudio Des Dames, Studio Hérouville
Genre Progressive rock
Length35:33
Label Philips
Ange chronology
Caricatures
(1972)
Le Cimetière des arlequins
(1973)
Au-delà du délire
(1974)
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Le Cimetière des arlequins is the second album by the French progressive rock band Ange, released in 1973.

Progressive rock is a broad genre of rock music that developed in the United Kingdom and United States throughout the mid- to late 1960s. Initially termed "progressive pop", the style was an outgrowth of psychedelic bands who abandoned standard pop traditions in favour of instrumentation and compositional techniques more frequently associated with jazz, folk, or classical music. Additional elements contributed to its "progressive" label: lyrics were more poetic, technology was harnessed for new sounds, music approached the condition of "art", and the studio, rather than the stage, became the focus of musical activity, which often involved creating music for listening rather than dancing.

Ange French prog rock band

Ange is a French progressive rock band formed in September 1969 by the Décamps brothers, Francis (keyboards) and Christian.

Contents

Track listing

  1. "Ces gens-là" (Jacques Brel) – 4:45
  2. "Aujourd'hui c'est la fête chez l'apprenti-sorcier" (J.M. Brézovar/C. Décamps) – 3:30
  3. "Bivouac (1ère partie)" (C. Décamps/F. Décamps) – 5:27
  4. "L'Espionne lesbienne" (C. Décamps/D. Haas) – 2:50
  5. "Bivouac (final)" (C. Décamps/F. Décamps) – 3:00
  6. "De temps en temps" (C. Décamps/F. Décamps) – 4:04
  7. "La Route aux cyprès" (C. Décamps/D. Haas) – 3:20
  8. "Le Cimetière des arlequins" (C. Décamps/G. Jelsch) – 8:47

Personnel

Electric guitar electrified guitar; fretted stringed instrument with a neck and body that uses a pickup to convert the vibration of its strings into electrical signals

An electric guitar is a guitar that uses one or more pickups to convert the vibration of its strings into electrical signals. The vibration occurs when a guitar player strums, plucks, fingerpicks, slaps or taps the strings. The pickup generally uses electromagnetic induction to create this signal, which being relatively weak is fed into a guitar amplifier before being sent to the speaker(s), which converts it into audible sound.

Flute Musical instrument of the woodwind family

The flute is a family of musical instruments in the woodwind group. Unlike woodwind instruments with reeds, a flute is an aerophone or reedless wind instrument that produces its sound from the flow of air across an opening. According to the instrument classification of Hornbostel–Sachs, flutes are categorized as edge-blown aerophones. A musician who plays the flute can be referred to as a flute player, flautist, flutist or, less commonly, fluter or flutenist.

Singing act of producing musical sounds with the voice

Singing is the act of producing musical sounds with the voice and augments regular speech by the use of sustained tonality, rhythm, and a variety of vocal techniques. A person who sings is called a singer or vocalist. Singers perform music that can be sung with or without accompaniment by musical instruments. Singing is often done in an ensemble of musicians, such as a choir of singers or a band of instrumentalists. Singers may perform as soloists or accompanied by anything from a single instrument up to a symphony orchestra or big band. Different singing styles include art music such as opera and Chinese opera, Indian music and religious music styles such as gospel, traditional music styles, world music, jazz, blues, ghazal and popular music styles such as pop, rock, electronic dance music and filmi.

Release history

DateFormatLabelCatalog
1973LP Philips 9101022
1974LPPhilips6325037
1990CDPhilips842238
1998CD Universal/Polygram

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References

  1. "allmusic ((( Le Cimetiere Des Arlequins > Review )))". allmusic.com. Retrieved 2009-09-20.