Cycles (David Darling album)

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Cycles
Cycles (David Darling album).jpg
Studio album by David Darling
Released 1982
Recorded November 1981
Talent Studio, Oslo
Genre Jazz
Length 46:24
Label ECM
ECM 1219
Producer Manfred Eicher
David Darling chronology
Journal October
(1979)
Cycles
(1981)
Eos
(1984)

Cycles is the second album by cellist David Darling recorded in 1981 and released on the ECM label.[1]

Reception[edit]

The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow awarded the album 4 stars stating "Darling and his sidemen give the music a wide variety of sounds. However, the sleepy mood is very much in the stereotypical ECM mold, making this set mostly of interest for selected tastes".[2]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[2]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by David Darling except as indicated.
  1. "Cycle Song" - 7:09
  2. "Cycle One: Namaste" (Darling, Jan Garbarek, Collin Walcott) - 4:11
  3. "Fly" - 9:25
  4. "Ode" - 6:55
  5. "Cycle Two: Trio" (Darling, Steve Kuhn, Walcott) - 5:30
  6. "Cycle Three: Quintet and Coda" (Arild Andersen, Oscar Castro-Neves, Darling, Kuhn, Walcott) - 7:52
  7. "Jessica's Sunwheel" (Castro-Neves, Darling) - 5:21

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ ECM discography accessed September 16, 2011
  2. ^ a b Yanow, S. Allmusic Review accessed September 16, 2011