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Shadowfax - Word From The Village album

Shadowfax - Word From The Village album
  • Performer Shadowfax
  • Title Word From The Village
  • Date of release 1984
  • Country US
  • Style New Age, Contemporary Jazz
  • Other formats APE FLAC WAV AC3 MP4 VOX WMA
  • Genre Electronic / Jazz
  • Size MP3 1420 mb
  • Size FLAC 1947 mb
  • Rating: 4.4
  • Votes: 345

Shadowfax ended their recording career with an album slightly better than the previous "Esperanto". And to be completely honest, this band, aside from their first album, were just about the opposite of progressive. They recorded one great fusion album, and six years later reappeared as new age darlings on the insipid Windham Hill label. From that point on, they rejected excitement in their music, and created background sounds. Nothing special here either. Fortunately, the middle part of this track loses the sax and becomes enjoyable until the sax comes back with some very light improv which messes up the song again.

It won the Grammy Award for Best New Age Album in 1989. Folksong for a Nuclear Village" was a 1982 dance performance choreographed by Louise Durkee of Seattle in that city. The cover artwork is a piece by Michael McMillen called Nel Mezzo Del Cammin Di Nostra Vita, which is the opening line from The Divine Comedy, meaning, in English, "In the middle of our life's journey.

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Shadowfax was "the Lord of all horses". He was a descendant of Felaróf, of the race of the long-lived Mearas, the greatest horses of Middle-earth. Shadowfax was capable of comprehending human speech and was said to run faster than the wind. Originally belonging to the House of Eorl, Lord of Rohan, Shadowfax was too wild to be tamed by the Rohirrim. Eventually, Théoden, the 17th king of Rohan, gave him to the wizard Gandalf the White.

Folksongs for a Nuclear Village was Shadowfax's sixth album and its first not to be released on the label Windham Hill. The only remaining original members Chuck Greenberg (saxophones and flutes) and . Stinson (guitars) were surrounded for this album by Phil Maggini (bass, keyboards), Stuart Nevitt (drums, percussion), Charles Bisharat (violin), and David Lewis (keyboards), with additional support in the percussion department provided by longtime collaborators Emil Richards and Michael Spiro.

Shadowfax was a Grammy Award winning group which blended elements of world music, folk and jazz. Their later music was often categorized as new age. Shadowfax was formed in Chicago in 1972 as a blues band by saxophonist Chuck Greenberg, guitarist . Stinson and bassist Phil Maggini. The band took its name from Gandalf's white horse in . Tolkien's "Lord of the Rings. During the 1970s they moved to a style heavily influenced by progressive rock mixed with elements of world music, folk, jazz and even classical chamber music. Shadowfax won a Grammy Award for the 1988 album "Folk Songs For A Nuclear Village. They also received a Grammy nomination for the 1992 album "Esperanto. Shadowfax' signature sound was largely built around Chuck Greenberg's lyricon and woodwinds. On September 4, 1995 Greenberg died of a heart attack and the group disbanded.

Download the album or mp3, watch videos Shadowfax. All video clips of all the songs are here. Members of Shadowfax: Armen Chakmakian, Charlie Bisharat, Chuck Greenberg, David Lewis (3), . Stinson, Jamii Szmadzinski, Jared Stewart, Phil Maggini, Ramon Yslas, Stuart Nevitt. Word From The Village.

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Tracklist

Word From The Village 3:48
The Big Song 4:00

Versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
WS-0006 Shadowfax Word From The Village ‎(7", Single, Promo) Windham Hill Records WS-0006 US 1984
WH-12114 Shadowfax Word From The Village / The Big Song ‎(12") Windham Hill Records WH-12114 US 1984
none Shadowfax Word From The Village / The Big Song ‎(7", Single, TP) Windham Hill Records none US 1984
883 619-7 Shadowfax Word From The Village ‎(7", Single, Promo) Windham Hill Records, A&M Records 883 619-7 Germany 1984