Ingmar Bergman passed away on July 30th, 2007. From his passing these songs were born. The title of this collection comes from a 2001 interview in which the director recounted a dream in which a “large, shimmering green bird” spoke to him in a field and his lifelong fear of birds.
Track Information: 1. All music Agnes Szelag (www.aggiflex.com) and Caroline Penwarden. 2. All music by Ryan Smith (www.amillionbillion.com) 3. All music by Lance Grabmiller (www.praemedia.com) based on the sarabande of Johann Sebastian Bach’s Suite No. 5 in C Minor BWV 1011 for Unaccompanied Cello. 4. All music by Phillip Greenlief(www.evandermusic.com) and Agnes Szelag (www.aggiflex.com). 5. All music by Econmiast 6. All music by Ryan Smith (www.amillionbillion.com) 7. All music by Lance Grabmiller (www.praemedia.com) based on the sarabande of Johann Sebastian Bach’s Suite No. 5 in C Minor BWV 1011 for Unaccompanied Cello. 8. All music by George Cremaschi (www.cesta.cz/georgecremaschi.htm) 9. Music and vocals by Martin Nieznanski. Based on the song "HÄSTEN SITTER I TRÄDET" from the 1957 film "The Seventh Seal." Lyrics by Ingmar Bergman, with further arrangement by Martin Nieznanski (www.myspace.com/thebeautifulroomisempty). 10. Music by Nathan Hubbard. Performance by Nina Deering and Nathan Hubbard. Nina Deering - voice(s). Nathan Hubbard - vibraphone, chord organ, tonebells, chimes, raincar/source/sounds. Recorded November 2007-February 2008 DPH Studios, Termite Studios. Nathan Hubbard - engineer & mix 11. All music by Robert Scott Thompson (www.robertscottthompson.com) from the compact disc “Tre Passagio - Homage to Ingmar Bergman” available from Aucourant Records (www.aucourantrecords.com)
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Speacial thanks to Matt Davignon, Peter Nyboer, Tom Duff and the San Francisco Bay Area New Music family.