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HOSIANNA MANTRA

Popol Vuh

 

Krautrock

4.22 | 195 ratings

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Kazuhiro
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4 stars Popol Vuh might have had originality not to feel the influence by other music at first of the debut too much. These flows might originate the fact that there were not so many elements of straight Rock in the part of a nucleus musical Florian Fricke.

Part of opening sound natural as one of expressions of existence of Popol Vuh for Florian Fricke and music character exactly. The expression to which an electronic element at first of the debut is taken might have started making those natural elements recur by introducing an electronic sound. The introduction of an electronic sound might have given a futuristic impression in a musical situation of Germany at that time.

Various bands that took the introduction of an electronic sound might have stared at space and the area involved to the directionality of the created expression. To describe an exactly Popol Vuh natural part and a philosophical part, music might have been created by original directionality.

The part of the description, the expression, and the flow of the theme might have had an often philosophical element and a religious expression. The flow of the band that started the recurrence to acoustic with this album would be groping and, of course, be an act of nature. Getting rid of from the introduction of an electronic sound might have had the impression of the restriction for the band. The introduction of the philosophical theme seen as a guess since this album might have expanded the width of the directionality of the band oppositely. It might be advanced with one space meaning already.

The expression and the element of various sounds appear in themes of them seen since this album. However, the band might have tried to create the description and the space of nature by acoustic exceeding the religion and the philosophy. It is said that Florian Fricke referred to the book into which the sutra of Mayas is translated as one of the creations to the start of the band. The part that had been done as a description of the music since this album might already have exactly stared at nature and space.

The introduction of the stringed instrument that gives the impression of a beautiful piano melody and the fantasy of "Ah" might be splendid. The part of Chord of the chromatic scale decides the fantasy silence.

Fantastic guitar and beautiful piano Chord of "Kyrie" is impressive. They remarkably exactly show the expression from the introduction by acoustic in continuing fantasy and silence.

"Hosianna Mantra" expresses the melody with a beautiful guitar and piano. The impression of the solemnity continues. The melody of the song to get on the space that flows incessantly is a melody of admiration. Continuation by majors Chord will call impression from the transposition of Chord.

The feature in "Abschied" is that an original melody and Chord flows by the guitar and Oboe. The impression of the solemnity that flows consistently is an expression for them.

The piano and the guitar completely express nature and space in "Segnung" because of the sound. The sound of Oboe and the decoration to get on the progress of beautiful Chord is complete.

"Andacht Devotion 1" might express the part of the connection of the album. The impression of the solemnity has been decided.

The song and the melody of "Nicht Hoch Im Himmel" with a transparent feeling are impressive. The piano and the song that continues silence and a transparent feeling have the action of purification. The sound of the guitar with the anacatesthesia also contributes to the tune.

"Andacht Devotion 2" continues the sound processed by the effect and progresses. The theme of the album continues.

These albums of men who take the revolution and evolution to the music character of Popol Vuh are important when talking about the history of Popol Vuh.

Kazuhiro | 4/5 |

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