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3.58 | 6 ratings | 2 reviews | 17% 5 stars

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Studio Album, released in 2020

Songs / Tracks Listing

1. Ouroboros (Prelude) (21:55)
2. The Eternal Fire (Ritual) (5:35)
3. Hurrian Hymn to Nikkal (h.6) (4:56)
4. Mother (Takeda Lullaby) (6:23)
5. Lindisfarne (Ramund) (6:12)
6. The Minstrel (Burn the Witch) (7:11)
7. L'estate (Storm) (2:51)
8. Gobi (5:05)
9. Sinfonía Arcana (7:51)

Total Time 67:59

Line-up / Musicians

- Rodrigo San Martín / vocals, electric & acoustic guitars, bass, piano, harpsichord, keyboards, Hammond organ, Mellotron, flute, recorder, percussion, programming, orchestra arrangements
- Canela Sol / vocals
- Juan Pablo Sosa / vocals
- Juan Manuel Torres / Spanish guitar
- Arthur Martin "El Cubano" Bontempi / drums & percussion
- D'lynne Parker / trumpet
- Gérôme Daucourt / saxophone
- Annegret Heim / violin
- Ross O'Brown / violin
- Mbabane Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Ntombizodwa Impi Mukenio
- The Hal-Azizi Percussion Ensemble, conducted by Gonzalo Jorgez
- The Mydalr Percussion Group, conducted by Unna Rønne
- Vida Aghili / vocals
- Frida Kudakaite / vocals
- Dalitso Champanjira / ritual vocals
- Yurak Anhuaman Ninahuamán / vocals
- Sühk / Mongolian throat singing
- Leo Valentine / vocals
- Musical Muse / vocals
- Milura Neema / didgeridoo
- Zuri Aishia / marimba
- Utsumi Matsu / toy koto

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RODRIGO SAN MARTIN Arcana (Act 1) ratings distribution

(6 ratings)
Essential: a masterpiece of progressive rock music(17%)
Excellent addition to any prog rock music collection(50%)
Good, but non-essential (33%)
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4 stars Rodrigo San Martin is an Argentinian composer and multi-instrumentalist I have come across recently, who seems to have his fingers in a very wide range of musical styles, instruments and cultures. His latest album, "Arcana (Act1)" is a 60+ minute journey through so many different sounds, moods, ... (read more)

Report this review (#2485023) | Posted by AndreiDan37 | Monday, December 14, 2020 | Review Permanlink

3 stars Sacred Golden Thread Mystery and Music It's always a risk- and Argentine multi-instrumentalist RODRIGO SAN MARTIN appears to be a risk-taker- to start one's album with a 5 Star epic track. Had that been the entirety of "Arcana (Act 1)"- which of course suggests there may be more to come- ... (read more)

Report this review (#2482849) | Posted by Steve Conrad | Sunday, December 6, 2020 | Review Permanlink

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