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Galdr

Moloch

Type:
Full-length
Release date:
2008
Catalog ID:
N/A
Version desc.:
CD-R, Limited edition, Hand-made pack
Label:
De Profundis Productions
Format:
CD
Limitation:
24 copies
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1. Galdr 01:09:10   instrumental
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  01:09:10  
Band members
Sergiy Fjordsson All instruments
Miscellaneous staff
Sergiy Fjordsson Mastering
Sergiy Fjordsson All instruments
Sergiy Fjordsson Mastering
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First press CDR in handmade blackskin package tied up with black leather string with different wooden rune on the front (and hand-painted rune on cdr). Limited to 24 copies only (like the runes in FUTHARKH). Most of the copies sold through Moloch myspace page and few copies was given to people close to Moloch/Sergiy Fjordsson.

Recording information:

This Drone Ambient album were recorded on Reel-to-reel/open-reel [audio] tape recorder in pseudo-stereo mode with massive analogue dronning noise and bass lines. All music/song structures were written and recorded by Sergiy Fjordsson at Moloch studio (Ukraine), during the Winter 2008.


Galdr (plural galdrar) is one Old Norse word for "spell, incantation", and which was usually performed in combination with certain rites. It was mastered by both women and men and they chanted it in falsetto (gala).The Old Norse word galdr (Old English gealdor) is derived from a word for singing incantations, gala (Old High German and Old English: galan) with an Indo-European -tro suffix. In Old High German the -stro suffix produced galster instead.The Old English forms were gealdor, galdor, ȝaldre "spell, enchantment, witchcraft", and the verb galan meant "sing, chant". It is contained in nightingale (from næcti-galæ), related to giellan, the verb ancestral to Modern English yell; cf. also the Icelandic verb að gala "to sing, call out, yell".The German forms were Old High German galstar and galster "song, enchantment" (Konrad von Ammenhausen Schachzabelbuch ), surviving in (obsolete or dialectal) Modern German Galsterei (witchcraft) and Galsterweib (witch). Galdr magic is the act used in Runic magic, of chanting or singing the runes so as to get the desired effect of each particular rune. Most often it is the letter that starts off the rune. For example with the rune Dagaz, the sound is comparable to the Anglo-Saxon letter. Galdr or Galdor, from the Old Norse, originally meant 'incantation'. The verb "gala" is also used for "to crow". It later came to mean magic in general. These are the sounds used in runic oral spells.

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