Visions
Released In:

1999

The band’s first record was called “VISIONS”, and each music represents a musical vision of an image, a moment or a situation.

Those are:

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Track name

Time

1

Millennium

03:39

2

Autumn

04:15

3

Whales

05:30

4

A New Bright Day

05:11

5

Trindade Island

03:37

6

Kings & Knights

04:47

7

November

03:02

Altenburg Suite

8

The arrival at the castle

01:24

9

Voices from the Past

01:29

10

The birth of a Morning

00:59

11

The Sun on the Tower

02:54

12

The Lake

04:55

13

Essence of Freedom

05:04

Fim da Suite

14

The Woods

03:45

15

The Ocean

02:27

All the tittles of this first work are instrumental pieces, except for “A New Bright Day”.

“Millennium” represents Earth as seen from the Cosmos and the planet’s awakening.

“Autumn”, as the name says, is a vision of that season as a whole.

“Whales” has been written a few years back when the worldwide campaign to protect the whales was at its peak due to Greenpeace’s intense activity. The piece is an hommage to whales and their sheer splendour.

“A New Bright Day”, the only song, speaks for itself.

Trindade Island” is a musical vision of the island and all its submerged wonders.

The “Kings & Knights” track is a musical expression of a medieval fairy tale, with its knights, kings, princes and fairies…

“November” represents the arrival of winter.

The “Altenburg Suite” is a symphonic vision of one Germany’s old castles, the castle of Altenburg, done in a variety of movements (6 parts), which counts with a special participation by Glauco Fernandes on a violin solo in the fifth movement, called “The Lake”. Another special participation is made by Eduardo Campos on a piano solo on the last movement, “Essence of Freedom”.
The suite runs along like the passing of a day at the castle. It begins with the arrival on a rainy afternoon (The Arrival at the Castle). Night evokes the presence of all those who in the past have been between the castle’s walls (Voices from the Past) and is effaced with the arrival of the morning lights (The Birth of a Morning). The day is simbolized by the movement “The Sun at the Tower”. The bucolic afternoon is represent by the vision described in “The Lake” - a lake, woods, gardens…
The closing of the suite is made through the movement “Essence of Freedom”, that runs through time, from the past to the present, beginning in a baroque/renaissance like format, on to a progressive band and being ended in a jazz-rock mood.

“The Woods”, closes a trilogy formed also by “Autumn” and “November”. The woods, with theis misteries and gobblins, the nostalgic and envolving mood, subtle yet palpable, represented by a duet of acoustic guitar and violin, another participation of Glauco Fernandes.

The last track, “The Ocean”, closes the trilogy formed with “Whales” - using its melodical theme - and “Trindade Island”.