Arc of the Testimony

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Arc of the Testimony
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Studio album by Arcana
Released October 14, 1997
Recorded Greenpoint Studio, Brooklyn, New York
Genre Jazz fusion, free jazz
Length 53:27
Label Axiom/Island
Producer Bill Laswell, Tony Williams
Arcana chronology
The Last Wave
Arc of the Testimony
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars [1]
Robert Christgau A−[2]

Arc of the Testimony is the second and final album by American jazz fusion band Arcana, released on October 14, 1997.

Drummer Tony Williams died while this album was still in production.[3]

Track listing[edit]

All music composed by Bill Laswell and Tony Williams.

No. Title Length
1. "Gone Tomorrow" 9:39
2. "Illuminator" 6:07
3. "Into the Circle" 9:25
4. "Returning" 4:29
5. "Calling Out the Blue Light" 6:37
6. "Circles of Hell" 7:15
7. "Wheeless on a Dark River" 4:27
8. "The Earth Below" 5:28
Total length: 53:27



  1. ^ Erlewine, Stephen Thomas. Arc of the Testimony at AllMusic
  2. ^ Robert Christgau review
  3. ^ "Tony Williams". 1997-03-25. Retrieved 2012-01-14.