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Adaro (band)

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Years active  1997–2006
Active from  1997
Active until  2006
Genre  Medieval folk rock
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Genres  Medieval folk rock, Heavenly Voices
Past members  Davide Piai Ulrich (Ulli) Stotz
Albums  Minnenspiel, Schlaraffenland, Words Never Spoken (Extended Edition), Stella Splendens
Members  Christoph Pelgen, Konstanze Kulinsky, Jürgen Treyz, Henrik Mumm, Ulli Stotz, Jörg Bielfeldt
Similar  Van Langen, Estampie, Dunkelschön, Ougenweide, Die Irrlichter

Adaro was a German medieval folk rock band active from 1997 to 2006.

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Style

While their first CD, Stella Splendens, was based mainly on Spanish songs from the 13th and 14th century, the later works incorporated late medieval songs from the Minnesang tradition by artists such as Hans Sachs, Walther von der Vogelweide and Oswald von Wolkenstein.

The album Minnenspiel (2002) has been lauded for being a fresh, original work in the Mittelalter rock genre featuring very melodic and modern sound structures. The German Sonic Seducer magazine noted the contrast between the clear Heavenly Voices style of singer Konstanze Kulinsky and Christoph Pelgen's smooth male vocals, as well as the perfect mastering of the instruments on this record.

The 2004 album Words never spoken - Extended Edition which includes the tracks of the Words never spoken EP (1999) was noted to have a rather light style reminiscent of Pop rock.

Discography

  • 1997: Stella Splendens (Akku Disk)
  • 1999: Words never spoken (EP, Akku Disk)
  • 2002: Minnenspiel (SPV)
  • 2004: Schlaraffenland (Inside Out)
  • 2004: Words never spoken - Extended Edition (Inside Out)
  • Songs

    Es ist ein Schnee gefallenSchlaraffenland · 2004
    Wigen wagenMinnenspiel · 2002
    Prijon ForteStella Splendens · 1997

    References

    Adaro (band) Wikipedia


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