MENU
Progarchives, the progressive rock ultimate discography
Progarchives, the progressive rock ultimate discography
Dunwich - Il Chiarore Sorge Due Volte CD (album) cover

IL CHIARORE SORGE DUE VOLTE

Dunwich

 

Prog Folk

3.18 | 13 ratings

From Progarchives.com, the ultimate progressive rock music website

tszirmay
Special Collaborator
Crossover Team
3 stars A progressive cousin of Dead Can Dance, this highly original collective of electro-acoustic jesters is quite stunning in their well-thought out approach , combining contrasts within an obvious penchant for baroque and gothic ambiance. Listening intently to this music, one is drawn into a time-warp , as if attending a banquet at a country fair , surrounded by minstrels, jugglers, storytellers and musician-magicians invited from distant lands. The very gothic inspiration fuses vintage period musical instruments (luth, mandolin and strings) , metalloid simulated guitar slashes and loads of Emulator, Korg and Roland machinery. The themes expressed are a wide cross-section of folklore, from the legend of Dunwich, the Egyptian mythological tale of Isis and Osiris, the ancient fables of the Cree Indians to a suite showcasing hindu, viking, japanese and aztec texts . A universal journey in history and geography, the music is a savvy blend of ancient and modern , fueled by the rich voice of Katya Sanna and decorated with a lush tapestry of symphonics, without any soloing per se. Not necessarily an easy listen, but the mood outweighs the use of any overt proggy displays of virtuosity . 3.5 stars for content and style . Could be fun scaring a few Marilyn Manson fans, when they come over for a barbecue !
tszirmay | 3/5 |

MEMBERS LOGIN ZONE

As a registered member (register here if not), you can post rating/reviews (& edit later), comments reviews and submit new albums.

You are not logged, please complete authentication before continuing (use forum credentials).

Forum user
Forum password

Share this DUNWICH review

Social review comments () BETA







Review related links

Copyright Prog Archives, All rights reserved. | Legal Notice | Privacy Policy | Advertise | RSS + syndications

Other sites in the MAC network: JazzMusicArchives.com — jazz music reviews and archives | MetalMusicArchives.com — metal music reviews and archives