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Aspera Hiems Symfonia


Release date:
June 3rd, 1996
Catalog ID:
ALC 002
Version desc.:
Ancient Lore Creations
8 reviews (avg. 84%)
1. To Thou Who Dwellest in the Night 06:46   Show lyrics
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2. Wintry Grey 04:34   Show lyrics
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3. Whence & Whither Goest the Wind 05:15   Show lyrics
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4. Raudt og svart 05:50   Show lyrics
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5. The Bodkin & the Quietus ( Reach the Stars) 04:36   Show lyrics
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6. Du nordavind 04:00   Show lyrics
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7. Fall of Man 06:06   Show lyrics
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8. Naar kulda tar (frostnettenes prolog) 04:21   Show lyrics
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Band members
Garm Vocals
Carl August Tidemann Guitars
Skoll Bass
Sverd Keyboards
Hellhammer Drums
Miscellaneous staff
Craig Morris Mastering
Kristian Romsøe Mixing
Christophe Szpajdel Logo
Garm Vocals
Carl August Tidemann Guitars
Skoll Bass
Sverd Keyboards
Hellhammer Drums
Read Their Single Dose of... 75% doomknocker November 30th, 2014
Read Harsh, cold, majestic. 97% greywanderer7 July 21st, 2012
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Read Majestic! 100% Jiri777 August 26th, 2008
Read The Seduction Of Art: Part I. 90% Perplexed_Sjel April 3rd, 2008
Read Brilliant 95% PerArdua August 29th, 2004
Read ARCTURUS - Aspera Hiems... 95% Equimanthorne June 24th, 2004

The album title is Latin for "Harsh Winter Symphony".
4 songs are re-recorded version from the "Constellation" 1994 EP and 4 are new.

First press digipack misses the 8th track on the back cover and has unexplained asterisks behind the songtitles of tracks 4 and 5.

Licensed to Century Black (Century Media's department) in USA. Cat. nr. of this edition 7835-2.
Published as a jewel case edition.

Also issued by Misanthrophy Rec. on vinyl as a picture LP limited to 1000 copies. Features different artwork from CD.
Re-released on vinyl by Dis-Order / Candlelight as a double LP,with different artwork. This version contains the "Constellation" and "My Angel" EPs as bonus.
Re-released on deluxe vinyl by Kyrck Productions & Armour including an early version of the "The Bodkin & the Quietus( Reach the Stars)" as bonus track, silverprint 8 page booklet and poster. Limited to 300 units each color, Black, Green/Black and Blue/White.
Released on tape by Mystic Production (041).

Recording information:

Recorded and mixed during the 7th & 8th months Anno 1995 at Panser Studios.
Mixed in September 1995 at Endless Studio.


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Matrix code: DADC AUSTRIA A0100179123-0101 11 A0
Mould SID code: IFPI 94F4
Mastering SID code: L551

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