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Symphony of Enchanted Lands II - The Dark Secret

Rhapsody of Fire

Type:
Full-length
Release date:
September 27th, 2004
Catalog ID:
N/A
Label:
Magic Circle Music
Format:
Unknown
Reviews:
11 reviews (avg. 71%)
1. The Dark Secret (The Ancient Prophecy - Ira Divina) 04:12   Show lyrics
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2. Unholy Warcry 05:53   Show lyrics
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3. Never Forgotten Heroes 05:33   Show lyrics
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4. Elgard's Green Valleys 02:19   Show lyrics
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5. The Magic of the Wizard's Dream 04:30   Show lyrics
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6. Erian's Mystical Rhymes / The White Dragon's Order 10:32   Show lyrics
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7. The Last Angels' Call 04:37   Show lyrics
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8. Dragonland's Rivers 03:44   Show lyrics
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9. Sacred Power of Raging Winds 10:07   Show lyrics
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10. Guardiani Del Destino 05:51   Show lyrics
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11. Shadows of Death 08:13   Show lyrics
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12. Nightfall on the Grey Mountains 07:20   Show lyrics
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Band members
Fabio Lione Vocals
Luca Turilli Guitars (lead)
Patrice Guers Bass
Alex Holzwarth Drums
Alex Staropoli Keyboards
Guest/Session
Gerit Göbel Epic choir
Miro Rodenberg Epic choir
Robert Hunecke-Rizzo Epic choir
Olaf Hayer Epic choir
Cinzia Rizzo Epic choir
The Brno Academy Choir Vocals (choirs)
Manuel Staropoli Baroque recorder
Stefan Horz Cembalo
Soeren Leupold Lute
Paulina van Laarhoven Viola Da Gamba
Bridget Fogle Elgard's holy choir, Vocals (soprano solo)
Thomas Rettke Epic choir
The Bohuslav Martinů Philharmonic Orchestra Orchestra
Christopher Lee Vocals (spoken, role of The Wizard King)
Toby Eddington Vocals (spoken, role of Iras Algor)
Dominique Leurquin Guitars (rhythm)
Previn Moore Elgard's holy choir
Miscellaneous staff
Luca Turilli Producer
Sascha Paeth Mixing, Engineering
Filip Heurckmans Mastering
Joey DeMaio Executive producer
Alex Staropoli Producer
Fabio Lione Vocals
Luca Turilli Guitars (lead)
Patrice Guers Bass
Alex Holzwarth Drums
Alex Staropoli Keyboards
Gerit Göbel Epic choir
Miro Rodenberg Epic choir
Robert Hunecke-Rizzo Epic choir
Olaf Hayer Epic choir
Cinzia Rizzo Epic choir
The Brno Academy Choir Vocals (choirs)
Manuel Staropoli Baroque recorder
Stefan Horz Cembalo
Soeren Leupold Lute
Paulina van Laarhoven Viola Da Gamba
Bridget Fogle Elgard's holy choir, Vocals (soprano solo)
Thomas Rettke Epic choir
The Bohuslav Martinů Philharmonic Orchestra Orchestra
Christopher Lee Vocals (spoken, role of The Wizard King)
Toby Eddington Vocals (spoken, role of Iras Algor)
Dominique Leurquin Guitars (rhythm)
Previn Moore Elgard's holy choir
Luca Turilli Producer
Sascha Paeth Mixing, Engineering
Filip Heurckmans Mastering
Joey DeMaio Executive producer
Alex Staropoli Producer
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The last album released under the name Rhapsody, and the first chapter of the "Dark Secret" saga.

This is the first Rhapsody album on which Alex Holzwarth actually recorded the drums.

The limited edition digibook comes with a 40 minute DVD:

DVD tracklist
- Making of "Symphony of Enchanted Lands II - The Dark Secret" (that includes footage of the recordings in Czlin; extended interview with Christopher Lee; the recordings in Wolfsburg; recording with the orchestra and more)
- Unholy Warcry (short version video)
- Unholy Warcry (EP version)
- Unholy Warcry (extended version video) [actually, this is the album version with the inclusion of the Ira Divina intro]
- Making of "Unholy Warcry" video
- Building of the Dragon - Making of the Artwork

English song title translations:
10. Guardians of Destiny

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Added on: 2004-08-01 16:04:07 Last modified on: 2014-01-04 11:42:51
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