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A Vision in Blakelight

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Released  September 25, 2012
Artist  John Zorn
Producer  John Zorn
Length  50:20
Release date  25 September 2012
Label  Tzadik Records
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Recorded  December 2011 at EastSide Sound, NYC
A Vision in Blakelight (2012)  Music and Its Double (2012)
Genres  Jazz, Avant-garde, Contemporary classical music
Similar  John Zorn albums, Contemporary classical music albums, Other albums

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A Vision in Blakelight is an album by John Zorn recorded in New York City in December 2011 and released on the Tzadik label in 2012. The album is inspired by the works of William Blake.

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Reception

Martin Schray stated "The album is a wonderfully varied suite reflecting Blake’s vision and eventually one of his most famous quotations (“if the doors of perception were cleansed, everything would appear to man as it is, infinite“) is turned into music by the works of John Zorn".

Track listing

All compositions by John Zorn except as indicated

  1. "When the Morning Stars Sang Together" - 5:28
  2. "The Hammer of Los" - 3:58
  3. "Jerusalem" - 5:15
  4. "Prophecy" - 3:10
  5. "And He Rode Upon the Cherubim" - 5:09
  6. "Marriage of Heaven and Hell" - 4:18
  7. "Woman Clothed with the Sun" - 5:20
  8. "Shadows in Ancient Time" (Zorn, William Blake) – 5:40
  9. "Island in the Moon" - 7:06
  10. "Night Thoughts" - 4:55

Personnel

  • John Medeski - piano, organ
  • Kenny Wollesen - vibraphone, bells
  • Carol Emanuel - harp
  • Trevor Dunn - bass
  • Joey Baron - drums
  • Cyro Baptista - percussion
  • Jack Huston - narration
  • Songs

    1When the Morning Stars Sang Together5:28
    2The Hammer of Los3:58
    3Jerusalem5:14

    References

    A Vision in Blakelight Wikipedia


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