Contemporary Works II

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Contemporary Works II
Box set by Klaus Schulze
Released 2002
Recorded 2001–2002
Genre Electronic music, Space music
Label Rainhorse Records
Producer Klaus Schulze

Contemporary Works II is a limited edition 5-disc CD box set released by Klaus Schulze in 2002 containing new studio material. This set was released two years after Contemporary Works I. One of the discs has been reissued in 2008 as part of the overall reissue program of Schulze back catalog by Revisited Records. The first 333 copies of this set contained a bonus sixth disc.[1]

Track listing[edit]

All tracks composed by Klaus Schulze.

Disc 1: Virtual Outback (reissued in 2008)

No. Title Note Length
1. "The Theme: The Rhodes Elegy"   on original release 65:00
2. "Chinese Ears"   reissue bonus track (from limited bonus sixth disc) 14:55

Disc 2: Timbres of Ice

No. Title Length
1. "The Lonely Dead of Midnight"   10:51
2. "They Shut Him Out of Paradise"   41:41
3. "Die Prophezeiung Erfüllt Sich"   23:15

Disc 3: Another Green Mile

No. Title Length
1. "Between Twilight and Dawn"   13:20
2. "In the Streets, in the Rain"   4:33
3. "The Wisdom of the Leaves"   12:27
4. "The Story Does Unfold"   12:05
5. "Follow Me Down, Follow Me Down"   28:46

Disc 4: Androgyn

No. Title Length
1. "In the Dimness of Light"   12:47
2. "Back to the Future"   28:02
3. "There's No Mystery"   4:37
4. "Don't Ask the Question Why"   5:08
5. "The Passion Burns"   4:22
6. "This House Full of Shadows"   20:43

Disc 5: Cocooning

No. Title Length
1. "Easy Listening"   26:11
2. "And She Is Kind and Gentle"   12:01
3. "I Just Have to Sing My Hymns"   20:03
4. "It Still is Now"   2:17
5. "Blowin' Thru the High Grass"   6:20
6. "Many Dreams Have Faded"   1:29
7. "Many Fears Have Vanished"   9:36
8. "As the Years Went By"   2:07

Disc 6: Thank You (included only with the first 333 copies)

No. Title Note Length
1. "Chinese Eyes"     13:18
2. "Chinese Ears"   reissue bonus track on Virtual Outback (14:55) 10:31
3. "High Noon (12 Uhr Nachts)"     17:33
4. "My World Keeps Spinning Around"     15:39

Personnel[edit]

  • Klaus Schulze – electronics, keyboards, guitar
  • Wolfgang Tiepold – cello
  • Thomas Kagermann – Arabian flute, violin, vocals
  • Julia Messenger – vocals
  • Audrey Motaung – vocals
  • Tobias Becker – oboe, English horn
  • Mickes – guitar
  • Tom Dams – some groove loops

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Contemporary Works II". Klaus Schulze. 2009-01-29. Retrieved 2012-02-10. 

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