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MIRAGE is the eighth solo album by Klaus Schulze, originally released in April 1977.

Tracks

  1. Velvet Voyage (28:16)
    1. 1984
    2. Aeronef
    3. Eclipse
    4. Exvasion
    5. Lucid Interspace
    6. Destination Void
  2. Crystal Lake (29:15)
    1. Xylotones
    2. Chromewaves
    3. Willowdreams
    4. Liquid Mirrors
    5. Springdance
    6. A Bientôt
  3. In Cosa Crede Chi Non Crede? (19:39) Bonus Track

Details

Recording Date: January 1977

Recording site(s): Frankfurt/Main, Studio Panne-Paulsen and Hambühren

Recording engineer(s): Klaus Schulze

Producer(s): Klaus Schulze

Composer(s): Klaus Schulze

Musician(s): Klaus Schulze

Notes

The album's complete title is: Mirage - Eine Elektronische Winterlandschaft (German: An electronic winter landscape).

The subtitles to Velvet Voyage and Crystal Lake are not displayed on any player, so you cannot skip to them. They are just kind of "lyrical paths" along the continuous tracks.

MIRAGE is dedicated to Hans Dieter Schulze, brother of Klaus Schulze, who was dying at the time of recording.

The portrait of the cover is from a photo by Guido Harari.

In 2005 MIRAGE was the first Schulze album reissued by REVISTED RECORDS as part of a series of Schulze album reissues. For this release a different mix of Velvet Voyage was used. The reissue bonus track In Cosa Crede Chi Non Crede? was recorded six months prior to MIRAGE and is in fact a different mix of the subtitle Destination Void.

Some music from MIRAGE was used in:

  • the German educational film "E-Werk Sonne"
  • the German educational film "Konstruktivismus" (1980/82)
  • the Suiss film "Cappuccini in Svizzera - Kapuziner in der Schweiz" (1983)
  • the BBC documentary "The Day the Universe changed" (1985)
  • the German educational film "Klima im Koma - das Ozonloch" (1989)
  • the theatre play "Georg Trakl, Blaubart" (1991), premiered in Vienna

Equipment

Instruments:

ARP ODYSSEY

ARP 2600 + Sequencer

2 MINI MOOG

MICRO MOOG

POLY MOOG

MOOG CIIS (4 Units + 2 Sequencer) The Musical Universe

EMS SYNTHI A

FARFISA STRING ORCHESTRA

FARFISA SYNTHORCHESTRA

FARFISA PROFESSIONAL DUO ORGAN

3 CRUMAR KEYBOARDS

2 PPG SYNTHI + COMPUTER SEQUENCER

12 OCTAVE FILTER MOOG

OCTAVE FILTER BANK EMS

2 REVOX A77 DOLBY + SPEED CONTROL FOR ECHO

AKG BX20 REVERB UNIT

AKG BX15 REVERB UNIT

COMPACT “A” PHASER specially built by K. Schulte/Berlin

PA System:

DYNACORD

8 BI00 BASS CABINET 1 x 15 GAUSS

2 BASS CABINET 2 x 15 J.B.L.

4 DI000 CABINET 1 x 15 GAUSS

8 H60 HORN J.B.L./GAUSS/ELECTRO VOICE

56 PT7 TWEETER PIEZZO

2 PHASE LINEAR 700 AMP

2 PHASE LINEAR 400 AMP

2 KLERK TENNIK 27 BANK GRAPHICS

1 SPECTRUM ANALYSER

AKG MICROPHONE

Monitor system:

2 BI00 as above 28 PT7 as above

4 H60 as above

1 PHASE LINEAR 700 AMP

Releases

Germany

  • 1977 BRAIN 60.040 (black Brain) LP
  • 1977 BRAIN 60.040 (orange Brain) LP
  • 1977 BRAIN 0060.040 (orange Brain) LP
  • 2005 SPV/REVISTED RECORDS REV 001 CD Digipak

France

  • 1977 PATHÉ MARCONI EMI 2C 068-98870 LP

Italy

  • 1977 ISLAND ILPS 19461 LP

Netherlands

  • 1977 ARIOLA 28633 ET LP

Great Britain

  • 1977 ISLAND ILPS 9461 LP
  • 1977 ISLAND ZCI 9461 Cassette
  • 1986 THUNDERBOLT THBL 033 LP
  • 1986 THUNDERBOLT CDTB 033 CD
  • 1991 THUNDERBOLT CDTB 033 CD

Portugal

  • 1977 PHONOGRAM 5009 461 LP

USA

  • 1996 MAGNUM MACD 070 CD

Australia

  • 1977 ISLAND ILPS 9461, L 36276 LP

Japan

  • 1977 ISLAND ILS-80871 LP
  • 1981 BRAIN 22S-28 (orange Brain) LP
  • 1995 BRAIN POCP-2381 CD
  • 2007 ARCANGELO ARC-7272 CD Papersleeve

Korea

  • ? POLYGRAM / BRAIN SEL-RG 1427

Russia

  • 1996 SPURK UL 98406 CD unofficial

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