Creation Myth

by Philipp Zuercher

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released February 2, 2018

Philipp Zuercher: electric guitar, with MIDI for complementary sounds from a virtual analog synthesizer. Some of the guitar sounds go into an EDP looping device.

Everything played live. No overdubs.

Recorded at Reformed Church Muri BE, Switzerland in summer 2017.

Editing, mixdown and mastering by Philipp Zuercher at Studio Elf Musik Produktionen © 2017-2018

"Enter Messiah Again" is an improvisation based on Philipp's guitar transcription of Dick Heintze’s organ intro to Roy Buchanan’s "The Messiah Will Come Again" (PolyGram © 1972)

"China Tree" is based on Truman Capote's novel "The Grass Harp"

The album cover is an image of spiral galaxy Messier 101, including many superimposed pictures of the Hubble Telescope's cameras et al.
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Philipp Zuercher Berne, Switzerland

Philipp Zuercher plays original instrumental compositions and improvisations, juxtaposing progressive rock, modal jazz and modern classical music. He has been composing and performing songs, instrumental pieces for solo guitar and small ensembles, and subsequently also electroacoustic and multimedia productions. As a soloist, he has performed in Switzerland, in England and in the USA. ... more

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