Legendary Tales

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Legendary Tales
Studio album by Rhapsody
Released October 27, 1997
Recorded Gate Studio, Wolfsburg, Germany
Genre Power Metal
Symphonic Metal
Length 45:29
Label Limb Music
Producer Sascha Paeth and Miro
Rhapsody chronology
Eternal Glory
(1995)
Legendary Tales
(1997)
Symphony of Enchanted Lands
(1998)

Legendary Tales is the first album by Rhapsody,[1] released in 1997. It marks the beginning of the Emerald Sword Saga.

Track listing[edit]

  • All songs written by Luca Turilli & Alex Staropoli
  • All lyrics and Algalord's Concept written by Luca Turilli
  • All classical interludes composed by Luca Turilli & Alex Staropoli

All lyrics written by Luca Turilli, all music composed by Luca Turilli and Alex Staropoli.

No. Title Length
1. "Ira Tenax" ("Tenacious Rage") 1:13
2. "Warrior of Ice"   5:57
3. "Rage of the Winter"   6:12
4. "Forest of Unicorns"   3:24
5. "Flames of Revenge"   5:34
6. "Virgin Skies"   1:20
7. "Land of Immortals"   4:54
8. "Echoes of Tragedy"   3:32
9. "Lord of the Thunder"   5:34
10. "Legendary Tales"   7:49

Personnel[edit]

Band members[edit]

Guest musicians[edit]

  • Sascha Paeth - bass, acoustic guitars, mandolin
  • Robert Hunecke - bass
  • Manuel Staropoli - baroque recorder
  • Thomas Rettke, Cinzia Rizzo - backing vocals
  • Thomas Rettke, Robert Hunecke, Miro, Wofgang Herbst, Rick Rizzo, Fabio Lione, Luca Turilli, Alex Staropoli, Cinzia Rizzo, Tatiana Bloch - Choir of Immortals
  • Anne Schnyder - lead violin
  • Anne Schnyder & Helia Davis - violins
  • Oliver Kopf - viola
  • Paul F. Boehnke - cello
  • Andre Neygenfind - contra bass

Production[edit]

  • Produced by Sascha Paeth and Miro
  • Engineered and mixed by Sascha Paeth and Miro at Gate-Studio in Wolfsburg, Germany.
  • Cover art and logo design: Eric Philippe
  • Photography: Karsten Koch, Hannover

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Rhapsody - Music Biography". Retrieved 2012-09-19.