Tonalibus D & E – Album

The album “Tonalibus D & E” is now available globally on music platforms, as listed below. It features twenty-seven original pieces by Ulrico, spanning two and three quarter hours of uplifting music.

The album “Tonalibus D & E” was released on June 11, 2022 and offers recordings from late summer 2021 through spring 2022. Tonalibus previously released two of these recordings as singles: “From the future to the present and back” on January 13 and “Humpbacks breach the surface” on May 1. They are the tracks #22 and #5 of this album. These and other Tonalibus singles and albums are available on the following platforms as indicated below. Some music services are restricted to particular regions or countries or may provide international music only within their territory. The links offered below lead to the available Tonalibus releases.

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“Tonalibus D & E” — album tracks

Thirteen recordings from spring 2022

  1. “Blue HU” — a freedom adventure — 7:19 — 7-string guitar, voice, bass bowl, crotales — PentaNaMix
  2. “It, God” — trinity in common language — 5:40 — double 8-string guitar, double voice, tingsha cymbals, tanpura — Mixolydian
  3. “Old box jumping Jack” — mother of the West — 3:14 — 7-string guitar — PentaMin / PentaEol
  4. “Purya pūjā” — another call for peace — 8:34 — 8-string guitar, gong, crotales, tanpura — ReachNaMaj
  5. “Humpbacks breach the surface” — a dreamscape — 9:30 — 8-string guitar and bass — TetraNa with Norcor inversion, Dorian, PentaMin / PentaEol
  6. “Slackline dance” — straight ahead — 5:37 — 8-string guitar, tanpura, bass — ReachMin
  7. “Gitabats blues” — an ornate blue flight — 7:27 — 8-string guitar, tingsha cymbal pair, bass, tanpura — PentaBluNa
  8. “Nature’s echo in blue calm” — where a contrast meets — 2:46 — 8-string guitar — PentaBluNa
  9. “Wake and ready for a new day” — for M. & M. — 5:35 — piano — Aeolian with a touch of MinReach
  10. “Tagicrosago” — W. A. Mathieu’s dark horse — 5:44 — tanpura, 8-string guitar, crotales, singing saw, gong — PhrygDorian
  11. “Bagisacro blues” — let’s dance! — 6:23 — bass, singing saw, 8-string guitar, crotales — PentaMin / PentaEol
  12. “Thundering liberty and freedom” — 9:16 — 8-string guitar and large gong — TetraNa
  13. “Happy birthday, Robin Hood!” — for K. — 4:53 — 8-string guitar — Ionian (with a Mixolydian touch)

Twelve recordings from winter 2021-2022

  1. “Clearing mist at dawn” — a meditative sound sample — 3:58 — 8-string guitar and tanpura — LydReach
  2. “With the pulse of life” — a lively dance — 2:31 — 8-string guitar and big gong — LydReach
  3. “Guggisbärg-Melodie, live” — QuBa concert recording — 3:22 — 8-string guitar — MinReach
  4. “Blessings may be, live” — QuBa concert recording — 4:30 — fretted vichitra veena plus tanpura — Ionian, TetraNa inversion Norcor on quint’s quint
  5. “無為 Wu wei — contemplation” — 3:35 – meditative sound sample — multiple fujara (bass)
  6. “Courage it takes” — a linguistic audio medley — 2:53 — quadruple canonic quadri-lingual voice, English, German, French, Italian
  7. “चैतन्य Chaitanya – blues” — 9:47 — fretted vichitra veena and double 3/4 violin — Mixolydian with TetraNa/Norcor inversion
  8. “Blue courage” — a Dorian mode blues medley — 5:08 — 8-string guitar, singing saw, tingsha cymbals, crotales, gongs, voice — Dorian
  9. “From the future to the present and back” — 9:45 — 8-string guitar — from G# TetraNa with touches of its F# Upcor inversion progressing to C# Ionian and back, unifying far end contrasts into a whole
  10. “Inversion progression, from here to there and back” — 7:26 — 8-string guitar, bass, Tibetan tingsha cymbals — TetraNa inversion Norcor progressing to Dorian via PentaMinLa / PentaBal and back
  11. “The far side where opposites unite” — and the circles close — 6:39 — double 8-string guitar, bass, voice — TetraNa / Pro & Reg
  12. “Reawakening” — pick up where you left off — 3:52 — 8-string guitar, gong, singing saw — HexaNaTriMin

Two recordings from autumn / late summer 2021

  1. “Na track” — Na(tural harmonics) in action — for M. — 10:31 — double 8-string guitar, gong, singing saw — TetraNa with a touch of Mixolydian
  2. “Natural harmonics gateway” — first step in a Na tonality — 4:36 — triple 8-string guitar — PentaPro / PentaNa

“Tonalibus D & E” — album cover

Tonalibus D & E – Album
High mountains on fire, light, and sound unfolding freedom of sound and harmony

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