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I Took Up the Runes - Jan Garbarek
Track Listing
  1. Gula Gula
  2. Molde Canticle, Pt. 1
  3. Molde Canticle, Pt. 2
  4. Molde Canticle, Pt. 3
  5. Molde Canticle, Pt. 4
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  1. Gula Gula
  2. Molde Canticle, Pt. 1
  3. Molde Canticle, Pt. 2
  4. Molde Canticle, Pt. 3
  5. Molde Canticle, Pt. 4
  6. Molde Canticle, Pt. 5
  7. His Eyes Were Suns
  8. I Took up the Runes
  9. Buena Hora, Buenos Vientos
  10. Rahkki Sruvvis
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A more eclectic release than his preceding releases, Jan Garbarek's I Took Up the Runes satisfies listeners who had been more or less impatient for something with some meat and some muscle. Opening with a jazzy cover of Mari Persen's "Gula Gula," made fuller with bass guitar accompaniment that modifies the chord structure of the whole tune, the album next features the five-part "Molde Canticle," which spans from a dreamy esoteric sound to African folk music. Garbarek really wails in places, and it is a welcome surprise -- ...

I Took Up the Runes 2008,

UPC: 602517798779

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I Took Up the Runes 2000, ECM

UPC: 042284385022

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