1 - VAN WISSEM, JOZEF
- EX MORTIS - (CD)
The idea of Ex Mortis, or From Death, was key to this album. It is inscribed on the lute used to record this album, and refers to the renaissance of lute music as carried out by Van Wissem. The new compositions are inspired by The Book of Gostlye Grace, which was written by nuns in the convent of Helfta in the 1290s. It depicts an intense religious and even erotic desire to get closer to God. Playing around the dichotomy of eros and thanatos, Van Wissem paints a vivid and engrossing picture. He got the help from Jarboe (Swans), Nikolaj Komiagin (shortparis) and Thor (Swans) to get his take on Ex Mortis come to full fruition. For fans of: Jim Jarmusch/ Squrl, Monnik, Wardruna...
TRACKLISTING: 01. Concerning The Souls Of The Departed 02. Vox Populi Vox Dei 03. Gnosis 04. Gostlye Grace 05. Consume The Sacrifice 06. Cold Corpse 07. The Word Incarnate Dwells Amongst Us 08. You Are In Me And I Am In You Eternally
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Disc Quantity: 1
Release date: 07-02-2020
Item # : 537768 EXP
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