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3.74 | 14 ratings | 1 reviews | 7% 5 stars

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Studio Album, released in 1977

Songs / Tracks Listing

1. Theme (3:14)
2. 1. Variation 1: Wanderers of the Pale Wood. Part 1
2. Variation 1: Wanderers of the Pale Wood. Part 2 (9:18)
3. 1. Variation 3: The Dazzling Burden
2. Variation 4: Be Music, Night (9:09)
4. Variation 5: First Came the Lion Rider (6:57)
5. Variation 6: Instructions for Angels (6:09)
6. Finale: The Valley Sleeper, The Cildren, The Snakes and The Giant (8:24)

Total Time 43:11

Line-up / Musicians

- David Bedford / ARP 2600 Synthesizer, Roland Sequencer, Roland EP 30 Piano, Grand Piano, Challenger Gem Organ, ARP/Solina String Synthesizer, Church Organ, Glockenspiel, Timpani, Percussion
- Jim Douglas / Oboe (4)
- Mike Oldfield / Guitar (5)
- Mike Ratledge / Synthesiser (4)
- Jeff Bryant / French Horn (4)
- Mick Baines / French Horn (4)
- Ronin Davies / French Horn (4)
- Sophie Dickson / Voice (2,3)
- Diana Coulson / Voice (2,3)
- Jennifer Angel / Flute
- Julia Foguel / Flute
- Celia Hutchinson / Flute
- MaryRose Lillingston / Flute
- Fiona Lofts / Flute
- Leicestershire Schools Symphony Orchestra on track 6
- Leicestershire Schools Recorder Group on track 6

Releases information

Virgin Records

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DAVID BEDFORD Instructions For Angels ratings distribution

(14 ratings)
Essential: a masterpiece of progressive rock music(7%)
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4 stars The follow-up to ''The Odyssey'', this album continues in a similar vein. The instrumentation is again comprised of synthesizers, Solina Strings, piano, orchestral instruments and female voices, and again we have an appearance by Mike Oldfield and this time also by Mike Ratledge. The whole album ... (read more)

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