Purgatorio (album)

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Purgatorio
Tangerine Dream - Purgatorio.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedOctober 26, 2004
Recorded2003-2004
GenreElectronica, Ambient
Length131:47
Tangerine Dream chronology
Inferno
(2002)
Purgatorio
(2004)
Jeanne d'Arc
(2005)

Purgatorio is the seventy-eighth album by electronic band Tangerine Dream. It was released in October 2004. A pre-release version was only available via internet at the Tangerine Dream's website in March 2004. The album includes a studio version of a live performance at the Royal Festival Hall, in London, on March 6th, 2004. The show was the opening night of the Ether Electronic Music Festival followed by the world premiere of a restored version of the Italian silent movie “Purgatorio” from 1911 by Giuseppe de Liguoro's, based on the second part of Dante Alighieri’s “La Divina Commedia.” [1] [2]

Album trilogy[edit]

Purgatorio is the second album of a trilogy consisting of the following albums all inspired by Dante's work:

Track listing[edit]

Disc one[edit]

  1. "Above The Great Dry Land" – 6:19
  2. "Chasing The Bad Seed" – 8:48
  3. "Slave To The Gods" – 6:31
  4. "Hope And Glory" – 6:44
  5. "Sun Son's Seal (Part One)" – 8:21
  6. "Beyond All Suns" – 6:34
  7. "Sisiphus" – 4:37
  8. "All The Steps To Heaven" – 13:12
  9. "Mountain Of Destiny" – 10:51

Disc two[edit]

  1. "The Glowing Zodiac Wheel" – 6:08
  2. "Modern Cave Men" – 5:02
  3. "Death Of Medusa" – 7:23
  4. "Blinded By The World's Desire" – 6:22
  5. "Sun Son's Seal (Part Two)" – 8:27
  6. "Soulgate" – 7:59
  7. "Till The End Of Silence" – 5:17
  8. "Prison And Paradise" – 5:39
  9. "Spirit Spiral" – 7:33

Sources[edit]

  1. ^ "Tangerine Dream". Markflowers. Retrieved 2014-05-11.
  2. ^ "Ricochet Dream Tangerine Dream London, England". Ricochet Dream. Retrieved 2014-05-11.
  3. ^ "Tangerine Dream Purgatorio". voices-in-the-net.de. Retrieved 2014-05-11.