All tracks produced by Lisa Gerrard.
Orchestral works conducted and arranged by John Bonnar.
All tracks mixed by Guy Charbonneau.
Assisted by Charlie Bouis.
Violina: the last embrace, La Bas: song of the drowned, Persian Love Song: the silver gun, Sanvean: i am your shadow and Glorafin were recorded with the Victorian Philharmonic Orchestra at Eaton Studio (Melbourne, Australia) with engineer Robin Gray.
All woodwind works, Werd, Celon, and Venteles were recorded at the ABC Studios (Melbourne Studios) with engineer Gerry Havrillay also using The Victorian Philharmonic Orchestra Woodwind Section.
All other works were recorded at my home studio (Gippsland, Australia).
These works were engineered by Jacek Tuschewski and myself.
The Bourzouki parts were performed by Dimitry Kyryakou on Swans, Laurelei and Glorafin. Dimitry also performs vocal parts on the introduction to The Rite. Pieter Bourke performs Derabukkas (large/small) and Hand Claps on Swans. On Glorafin Peiter performs Bass Tablas and Camel Drum, he also performs vocal parts on the introduction to The Rite. John Bonnar performs Keyboard on Laurelei and Handel's Largo, and vocal parts on Celon and The Rite. Jacek Tuschewski performs vocal parts on Celon and The Rite. All other parts performed by Lisa Gerrard, including Yang Ch'in on Swans, Laurelei and Glorafin.
All music composed by Lisa Gerrard, except Handel's Largo; public domain. Sanvean: i am your shadow by Lisa Gerrard and Andrew Claxton. Persian Love Song: the silver gun, from Shiraz, Southern Iran, arranged by Lisa Gerrard. Laurelei arranged by Lisa Gerrard, John Bonnar and Dimitry Kyryakou.
Front cover image by Jacek Tuschewski. Portrait by Dennis Keeley. Design by Chris Bigg.
Thank you: Ivo Watts-Russell, Nanette and John Gerrard, Michael Atkinson for their invaluable efforts.
All tracks published by Beggars Banquet Music Ltd/Momentum Music Ltd. Except: Handel's Largo, public domain. Sanvean: i am your shadow, written by Lisa Gerrard and Andrew Claxton copyright 1995 Beggard Banquet Music Ltd/Momentum Music Ltd. Persian Love Song: the silver gun, Traditional Piece arranged by Lisa Gerrard, copyright 1995 Beggars Banquet Music Ltd/Momentum Music Ltd.
Copyright 1995 4AD
A dolby low end exciter was used on all these recordings.