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TRIUMVIRAT - POMPEII (REMASTERED/1 BONUS TRACK)

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One of the only remaining titles still available by this 70’s semi-instrumental German Prog band that predominantly styled themselves on The NICE & ELP!

* For extra historical information on TRIUMVIRAT and their music, please click on the “profile” link above *

There can’t be too many of our customers that are unaware of the glorious music made by TRIUMVIRAT throughout the 70’s, but just in case you are a fan of The NICE & EMERSON LAKE & PALMER and haven’t heard of them, check the profile link above and if you like what you see check out this and the other 4 titles still available on import …

This 2002 Remastered CD edition of the 1977 studio album on Harvest Records comes with the Original Artwork and 1 Bonus Track!

After the difference between ‘Spartacus’ and ‘Old Loves Die Hard’ dividing their audience, TRIUMVIRAT started to lose popularity and so Hans Bathelt and Barry Palmer left the band.

Jürgen Fritz being the only original member, he decided to work on another historical album about the Vesuvius eruption in 45 a.d. and asked Helmut Köllen to rejoin the band, but he felt that the vocal sections were not adequate for his voice so left the project. Suddenly, tragedy hit the band when Helmut died from carbon monoxide poisoning whilst listening to his latest tapes in his car. This really hit Jürgen hard, and he had to gather all his strength to keep TRIUMVIRAT alive, and the best way to do that was to continue with the ‘Pompeii’ project.

Musician Line-up:
Jürgen Fritz (Steinway grand piano / Hammond C3 organ / Moog synthesizer / Yamaha polyphonic CS-80 / GX-1 & ARP String Ensemble synths / Fender Rhodes / Hohner clavinet / bells / timpani / arranger, producer & conductor - strings, horns & choir), Barry Palmer (lead & backing vocals), Dieter Petereit (Fender, Rickenbacker & Yamaha basses) and Curt Cress (drums / roto toms / timbales / cymbals / gongs / handclaps / electronic percussion).
Plus guests: Sondra Fritz (vocals on track 4), Ulla Wiesner, Hanna Dölitzch and Brigitte Witt (all backing vocals), Hanne Wilfert (trumpet solo on track 2) and Karl Löhe (string section master).

Also available by TRIUMVIRAT …
MEDITERRANEAN TALES (2002 Remaster / 1972 Debut Album / 4 Bonus Tracks) CD - Stock # 504100
ILLUSIONS ON A DOUBLE DIMPLE (2002 Remaster / 1974 Album / 4 Bonus Tracks) CD - Stock # 504108
SPARTACUS (2002 Remaster / 1975 Album / 2 Bonus Tracks) CD - Stock # 504098
OLD LOVES DIE HARD (2002 Remaster / 1976 Album / 1 Bonus Track) CD - Stock # 504073

The COMPLETE batch of 5CD’s are also available as this SPECIAL PRICE BUNDLE Until Friday 16th of Feb 2018
TRIUMVIRAT-HARVEST BUNDLE (LIMITED 5 For 4 Price on all FIVE 2002 Remasters) 5CD - Stock # 2061981


TRIUMVIRAT: POMPEJI Track List:

01. Earthquake 62 A.D. (6:18)
02. Journey Of A Fallen Angel (6:15)
03. Viva Pompeii (4:16)
04. Time Of Your Life...(?) (4:35)
05. The Rich Man And The Carpenter (5:57)
06. Dance On The Volcano (3:31)
07. Vesuvius 79 A.D. (6:40)
08. Hymn (7:04)
09. Hymn [Single edit] (4:11) * Bonus Track *

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