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is the first album in a King of the Nordic Twilight solo trilogy by the Italian symphonic power metal songwriter and guitarist Luca Turilli. It was released in 1999 through Limb Music Productions.
The limited edition of this album comes in a digibook, with an expanded booklet. A video for the song "The Ancient Forest of Elves" is included as a hidden feature on the disc in .mov format.
Track 11 is unlisted on any form of the album. It is an a cappella rendition of a traditional Icelandic song by soprano Rannveig Sif Sigurdardottir. Sometimes the track is referred to by her name, or as "Lullaby", but the real name of this song is "Sofðu unga ástin mín" ("Sleep My Little Loved One")
Track listing [ edit ]
All songs written and arranged by
"To Magic Horizons" – 1:21
"Black Dragon" – 5:04
"Legend of Steel" – 5:21
"Lord of the Winter Snow" – 6:06
"Princess Aurora" – 3:47
"The Ancient Forest of Elves" – 4:44
"Throne of Ice" – 1:51
"Where Heroes Lie" – 4:25
"Warrior's Pride" – 3:47
"Kings of the Nordic Twilight" – 11:37
"Sofðu Unga Ástin Min"
(Hidden track) – 2:12 "Knight of Immortal Fire"
(Japanese bonus track) - 5:11
Credits [ edit ]
Luca Turilli — guitars, additional keyboards
Olaf Hayer — lead and backing vocals
Sascha Paeth — bass, acoustic and additional guitars, guitar solo on "Where Heroes Lie", producer, engineer, mixing, mastering
Miro — keyboards, piano, harpsichord, producer, choir arrangements and conduction
Robert Hunecke-Rizzo — drums
Sonja Pallasch, Heidrun Brockoff, Rosina Herrera-Sicilia, Ewald Bayerschmidt, Georg Mihalinov, Karl Heinz Kinsel, Jasinsky, Enrike Ochmann
Rannveig Sif Sigurdardottir - soprano voice
Thomas Rettke, Robert Hunecke-Rizzo, Cinzia Rizzo, Kirsten Metzing, Miro, Olaf Hayer
Matthias Brommann - first violin
Annette Berryman - flute
Bettina Jhrig - viola
Lord James David - narrator
References [ edit ]