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Dezo Ursiny Dezo Ursiny & Ivan Strpka: Nové Mapy Ticha album cover
3.71 | 22 ratings | 4 reviews | 32% 5 stars

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Studio Album, released in 1979

Songs / Tracks Listing

1. Nové mapy ticha (6:09)
2. A nato myslím (6:07)
3. Na malej stanici (9:26)
4. Dnes v noci (4:24)
5. Víťaz (1:58)
6. Zelené jablko (5:12)
7. Domestic flight (10:24)
8. Hádanka (2:00)

Total time 45:40

Line-up / Musicians

- Dezo Ursiny / lead vocals, electric & acoustic guitars, piano, ARP, Polymoog, composer
- Ivan Strpka / lyrics

- Peter Smolinský / acoustic guitar
- Jaroslav Filip / piano, Fender Rhodes, Hohner clavinet, ARP, Polymoog, harpsichord
- Marián Varga / Polymoog, Wersi organ
- Dusan Húsčava / tenor & soprano saxophones, flute
- Martin Karvas / oboe
- Pavel Daněk / bass guitar
- Ctibor Hlinenský / drums
- Jozef Skvařil / percussion

Releases information

Title translates as "New Maps Of Silence"

Artwork: Juraj Linzboth with Jozef Pernecký

LP Opus ‎- 91 16 0817 (1979, Czechoslovakia)

CD Opus ‎- 91 2619-2 611 (1997, Slovakia) Remastered

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DEZO URSINY Dezo Ursiny & Ivan Strpka: Nové Mapy Ticha ratings distribution

(22 ratings)
Essential: a masterpiece of progressive rock music(32%)
Excellent addition to any prog rock music collection(45%)
Good, but non-essential (18%)
Collectors/fans only (5%)
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4 stars The second solo album by Ursiny underwent a significant transformation. Although it's quite a lot of line-up guests, the sound is more streamlined, simplified and vocal-driven. The fusion elements diminished in the expense of atmospheric synth-supported moments, which is not necessarily bad dep ... (read more)

Report this review (#2953582) | Posted by sgtpepper | Saturday, September 23, 2023 | Review Permanlink

2 stars Dezo Ursiny, arguably one of the most influential artists and geniouses coming from behind the 'iron curtain', in duo with poet Strpko, have created a jewel on this album. Similar to "Modry Vrch" and "Pevnina Detstva", it is a very moody music, inclined to more jazz than rock. I have a little pr ... (read more)

Report this review (#132979) | Posted by andympick | Monday, August 13, 2007 | Review Permanlink

4 stars "Nove mapy ticha" opens up with a disco groove, something dreaded for prog rock fans, but many prog rock bands began to take in influences from popular music in the late 70s, listen to Pink Floyd's album "The Wall" for example. The song as a whole doesn't have much to do with disco however, with a ... (read more)

Report this review (#131433) | Posted by Salviaal | Thursday, August 2, 2007 | Review Permanlink

4 stars Ursiny´s third album proves he is a distinctive prog artist. He emrges various styles together (symphonic prog, jazz rock, funky passages and even plays a few lighter pop tunes in between the more commplicated compositions) and it all sounds just like himself. By now, he also has developed his ... (read more)

Report this review (#131407) | Posted by Peto | Thursday, August 2, 2007 | Review Permanlink

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