The sacred book of the ancient quiche maya by adrian recinos 1st ed. The popol vuh is the story of creation according to the quiche maya of the region known today as guatemala. Founderperformer of bowed metal music, and lindis radio. The first album affenstunde 1970 is an early jaunt into electronic music with its massive use of the moog synthesizer as well as added percussion. So you were improvising on this mysterious instrument, for which you had no manual to operate. Tangerine dream, ash ra tempel, and popol vuh under the title kosmische. The preamble states the intention of the author in writing the work, sets the time period as postconquest, and makes the point that the original work takes a long performance and account to complete the lighting of all the skyearth 63. Popol vuh by adrian recinos, available at book depository with free delivery worldwide. Holger trulzsch percussion and frank fiedler electronics. A sort of mixture between popol vuh and early pink floyd as they filled their sound with cosmic and ethnic elements. Historically galloping coroners started 12 years before punk movement in 1975, from independent roots. The maya quiche narrative as a product of religious extirpation in colonial highland guatemala. After releasing a few singles in the 60s he recorded one full length studio album in 1972 with the assistance of franco battiato and other unnamed musicians. Pandorasbox krautrocklist 062006 artist label country.
The popol vuh is considered sacred by modern maya and is a priceless resource for understanding. This album was originally released on vertigo, in 1972. From 1959 till 1963 he studied music in munich, where he was a pupil of rudolph hindemith paul hindemiths brother. Jesus is my son a minimalistic approach of folk music. Popol vuh, maya document, an invaluable source of knowledge of ancient mayan mythology and culture. Nao considero o azure dor um dos melhores discos da banda, pra mim ele e o pior da melhor fase do grupo, mas acabou entrando na postagem. The very dubious future sound experience release, i have listed. Popol vuh were a german musical collective founded by keyboardist florian fricke in 1969. Popol vuh is a cultural narrative that recounts the mythology and history of the k iche people popol vuh. It includes the mayan creation myth, the exploits of the hero twins. Popol vuh compilation albums are numerous but can be problematic. The numbers at the end refer to the listnumbers in the bibliography section.
Original works of jesus is my son contain elements of minimalism, folk music, drone and 20th century classical music, as well as compositions based on blues, oriental and medieval music. Pioneers of german krautrock music, popol vuh was the creature of florian fricke 19442001. Ok, i also have to point out aguirre was also recorded during this phase, but released sometime after. Ikarot transicion al ananda 27 bpm audio mastering by arcek. Fricke had no manual on how to use his large moog iii synthesizer, but practiced day and. Most of the maya books were destroyed by zealous priests during the colonial era. Popol vuh, later known as popol ace, was a 1970s norwegian progressive rock band from oslo, that became popular in the 1970s norwegian rock scene with such songs as all we have is the past, queen of all queens and music box. Written in kiche a mayan language by a mayan author or authors between 1554 and 1558, it uses the latin alphabet with spanish orthography. Popol ace popol vuh biography founded in oslo, norway in 1972 as popol vuh renamed in 1974 disbanded in 1978 having roots as far back as 1959 with the scavers and later releasing a single arman stumpe dur express, this norwegian quintet that released two albums under the popol vuh moniker a maya mythologyrelated name, until they became aware of a german band using the same name. Apr 11, 2017 popol vuh was a proto ambient experimental krautrock band from germany founded by florian fricke in 1.
The discography is annotated with quotations taken from interviews and articles. Good norwegian group from oslo, formed in early70s out of the ashes of arman sumpe d. Aslp 019 ger agitation free malesh amber soundroom g lp 1972 prog. Discography of popol vuh seventh edition august 2004. Magma ohm the haunted world by popol vuh records, releases 30 may 2020 1. Find popol vuh discography, albums and singles on allmusic. For german avant gardists popol vuh, its practically impossible. New age, electronic and ambient music enciclopedia translation. Popol vuh, also known as libro del consejo council book, recounts the cosmology, mythology, traditions, and history of the ancient mayan people of guatemala highlands, called the kiche or. The popol vuh and the dominican friar francisco ximenez. It was one of the first books to break through and appear on record store shelves so that a kid from anywhere usa could learn about the great german musical experimenters in their prime period of creativity of the late 60s and early 70s, when krautrock really was getting defined as a genre unto itself.
The translations of the popol vuh 16 a pronouncing dictionary 21 the book of the people. Popol vuh er et musikkalbum utgitt av popol vuh i 1972. The popol vuh is a sacred maya text which narrates the maya creation myths and describes the early maya dynasties. Popol vuh were a german musical collective founded by keyboardist florian fricke in 1969 together with holger trulzsch percussion, frank fiedler recording engineer and bettina fricke tablas and production. Discography of popol vuh by dolf mulder 70,5 kb release. The selftitled debut of the band saw the light in 1972 on polydor. Elsewhere in the text it is referred to as popol vuh line 8278. Boiling down the work of any group that spanned three decades is never going to be easy. It was her love for the maya people and passion for their language that reminded me why we take on overwhelming tasks such as this, and why its worth the price in life and heart that we put into them. The very dubious future sound experience release, i have listed as an compilation.
Most albums have been rereleased many times during the years on a variety of recordlabels, etc. Also includes a detailed pdf discography this is a soundboard recording of a live performance in 1973, probably late summer or early fall, in the church in baumberg in germany which accounts for the beautiful natural reverb. The work is divided into a brief preamble and four books. Popol vuh german band simple english wikipedia, the free. For whatever reason, it failed to connect in america and stalled out at.
Oct 09, 2015 the 1975 tune, written by gavin sutherland, was a monster hit in europe, selling over a million copies in england alone. Gila was conny veits band before joining popol vuh, their first album with a different lineup is apparently quite psychedelic and spacey but this particular album is of special note because its basically popol vuh. Kosmische musik and its technosocial context semantic scholar. Now as a limited edition of 500 copies, on 180 gram vinyl. I popol vuh furono una band molto prolifica, producendo 22 album e diverse raccolte, oltre, appunto, a diverse colonne sonore. He used that vocaly sound instead of the more common stringsection sound. Magma ohm my homies, tequila y periquitas 200 bpm 6. Popol vuh became a group at the end of sixties thanks to the figure of keyboards player florian fricke, also interested in the cinema with their first record, affenstunde, the group in that period it was just a trio with holger trulzsch on the percussion and frank fiedler at. I was aware of popol vuh from buying tangerine dreams zeit around that time never heard of them until then, but totally unaware there was also a norwegian band with that name, and pete knutsen was a member or that the norwegian band changed their name to popol ace to avoid any further confusion. The popul vuh, which has been translated as book of the. Florian frickes use of the moog was shortlived before he turned to religion and the piano and ditching electronics.
Popol vuh, later known as popol ace, was a 1970s norwegian progressive rock band from oslo, that became popular in the 1970s norwegian rock scene with such songs as all we have is the past, queen of all queens and music box the band later changed its name to popol ace to avoid confusion with the german band popol vuh the bands downfall came with the lead singer jahn teigen leaving. Altri importanti componenti dei due decenni successivi furono daniel fichelscher e bob eliscu. The yogaalbum you find in the miscellaneoussection. Download the popol vuh in full text here, english pdf ebook. Other important members during the next two decades included conny veit, daniel fichelscher and robert eliscu. Popol vuh biography, albums, streaming links allmusic. The band later changed its name to popol ace to avoid confusion with the german band popol vuh. Popol vuh discographie, chroniques, informations popol.
Galloping coroners music may best describe as shaman punk or psychedelic hardcore new categories created by western critics in the 80s to define the original sound of the band. Popol vuh was a german krautrock band that was founded by pianist and keyboardist florian fricke in 1970 together with holger trulzsch and frank fiedler electronics. Other important members during the next two decades included daniel fichelscher and robert eliscu. The first album affenstunde 1970 is an early jaunt into.
Welcome home in hyperspace where hunabku loves in lakesh all the funds incoming from this label its used to support the nahual can eco village proyect a piece of land located in front of the piramids of the king pakal the great astronaut of time and space located in palenque chiapas mexico. Ikarot spiritual dimension by popolvuh records, released 01 february 2017 1. I popol vuh furono i primi interpreti del krautrock ad adottare tale strumento. Krautrock muzyka pliki uzytkownika birkus89 przechowywane w serwisie chomikuj. Popol vuh were a german electronic avantgarde band founded by pianist and keyboardist florian fricke in 1969 together with holger trulzsch percussion, frank. Popol vuh biography founded in munich, germany in 1969 disbanded in 2001 florians death florian fricke was born by lake constance in 1944. Popol vuh also popol wuj or popul vuh or pop vuj is a text recounting the mythology and history of the k. Such songs exist only at the moment of their performance, their sound hanging briefly. Published may 17, 2020 grateful dead june 1976 2020 official digital download 24bit192khz grateful dead june 1976 2020. Popol vuh on compilations together with other artists d.387 1069 1217 740 163 1029 549 215 1049 1042 657 622 380 1123 819 357 255 160 851 862 1416 1556 1280 965 699 75 333 1304 1408 938 448 1412 910 751 1298 563 261 875 353 32 287 847 607 215 967