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  1. Chapter One: La Strega (Her Journey to the Grand Ball)
  2. Chapter One: The Grand Ball of the Duljas
  3. Chapter One: Morning at Boma Park
  4. Chapter One: The Five Curtains
  5. Chapter One: Book of Roses
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  1. Chapter One: La Strega (Her Journey to the Grand Ball)
  2. Chapter One: The Grand Ball of the Duljas
  3. Chapter One: Morning at Boma Park
  4. Chapter One: The Five Curtains
  5. Chapter One: Book of Roses
  6. Chapter One: In Doga Gamee
  7. Chapter One: Passage to Promise
  8. Chapter Two: In the Woods of Kroandal
  9. Chapter Two: Jugglers in Obsidian
  10. Chapter Three: Chanson de l'Heure Bleue
  11. Chapter Three: Czippa and the Ursanian Girl
  12. Chapter Three: The Birds of Tilmun
  13. Chapter Three: Hirzel
  14. Chapter Four: Jours d'Amour
  15. Chapter Four: Manto's Arrow and the Sphinx
  16. Chapter Four: Letters to a Young Rose
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Andreas Vollenweider's Book of Roses marries concept to contemporary instrumentalism, and blends the music of numerous cultures into the composer's already worldly sound. Separated into four chapters (where each song is an "episode"), the album chronicles the journey of a young girl from dances in grand ballrooms, through mysterious woods full of magical jugglers, to an eventual meeting with the Sphinx. In between there are numerous other adventures, each punctuated by some of the most ambitious music of Vollenweider's ...

Book of Roses 1992, Columbia

UPC: 074644860122

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