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Revisited & Remixed 1970-1999

The Werner Herzog Soundtracks

Cobra Verde

Best Of Popol Vuh From The Films Of Werner He…

Nachts/Aguirre I
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Biography:
Birth Place: Munich, Germany
Years Active: –2001
Genres: Kosmische Musik, Ambient, New Age

Popol Vuh was a German electronic avant-garde band founded by pianist and keyboardist Florian Fricke in 1969 together with Holger Trülzsch (percussion) and Frank Fiedler (recording engineer and technical assistance). Other important members during the next two decades included Djong Yun, Conny Veit, Daniel Fichelscher, Klaus Wiese and Robert Eliscu. The band took its name from the Popol Vuh, a manuscript containing the mythology of the Post-Classic Quiché Maya people of highland Guatemala and south east Mexico. The name translates roughly as “meeting place.” In the Quiché language “Popol Vuh” translates as: “Book of the Community,” “Book of Counsel,” or more literally as ... Continue Bio >>

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