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hornteacher

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CD cover art designs
« on: April 06, 2007, 04:17:37 AM »
I'll revive this thread because I enjoyed the one from the old forum.


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Re: CD cover art designs
« Reply #1 on: April 06, 2007, 04:21:44 AM »
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Re: CD cover art designs
« Reply #2 on: April 06, 2007, 04:24:22 AM »
Another one.......


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« Reply #3 on: April 06, 2007, 04:26:11 AM »
and of course.......


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Re: CD cover art designs
« Reply #4 on: April 06, 2007, 04:32:40 AM »
My favourites

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« Reply #5 on: April 06, 2007, 04:34:38 AM »
Few more.

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« Reply #6 on: April 06, 2007, 04:36:23 AM »
O, dear there are even more that took my fancy! ;D

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Re: CD cover art designs
« Reply #7 on: April 06, 2007, 06:00:11 AM »
Harry! We expected better of you!  ;D 

This is not my favorite CD cover, but the man is very ... interesting:



He looks like a member of the Digestive Disorder Dance Company.

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Re: CD cover art designs
« Reply #8 on: April 06, 2007, 06:15:47 AM »
My favorite CD cover and coincidentally, my favorite CD.  Each of the three works is represented by a graphic element.

Mosolov: Iron Foundry - A chunk of metal.
Prokofiev: Symphony No. 3 - A wing, referencing his use of material from his opera, The Fiery Angel.
Varèse: Arcana - "One star exists, higher than the rest" is the Paracelsus quote that the composer references in the score. 

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« Reply #10 on: April 06, 2007, 06:27:13 AM »


Oops,Que, is that really your favourite ehhhh cd cover? :o

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Re: CD cover art designs
« Reply #11 on: April 06, 2007, 06:39:30 AM »
Oops,Que, is that really your favourite ehhhh cd cover? :o

 ;D  I do not only like pretty girls, Harry;D

(Though obviously not for the same reasons... ;D)

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Re: CD cover art designs
« Reply #12 on: April 06, 2007, 08:12:41 AM »
I'm rather fond of the various CSO Teldec releases that depict a classic Chicago building that was constructed the year the CSO premiered the recorded piece.










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« Reply #13 on: April 06, 2007, 08:24:50 AM »
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I actually own this recording, "Tristan und Isolde-An Orchestral Passion". A sixty-five minute orchestral transcription of music from the opera. This cover is strange.

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Re: CD cover art designs
« Reply #14 on: April 06, 2007, 04:38:53 PM »
This is a fair representation of what is far and away my favorite CD cover. The digital medium leaves it somewhat dull in what is in real life a rich, vibrant palette of colors (think stained glass window with sculpted garnishments).







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I used the image from the later for an avatar at one point....
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Re: CD cover art designs
« Reply #16 on: April 06, 2007, 06:59:31 PM »
Don't own these but they are on my wishlist and their covers add to their temptation:




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« Reply #17 on: April 07, 2007, 01:15:52 PM »
i assume this is only for classical albums? ;) i love this cover so much. it fits the music perfectly also. if there were a big poster of it i would snap it up in an instant, & there definitely aren't very many classical album covers i'd want a big poster of.



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the painting on that last one is erastus salisbury field's "historical monument of the american republic".
http://www.tfaoi.com/aa/3aa/3aa157.htm
what it has to do with renaissance music i have no idea lol.  ??? i think ecm generally has good covers. i also like the cover for rostropovich's recording of bach's cello suites, but i don't think it started out as a cover; it's really a drawing by salvador dali. the cover of my copy of il giardino armonico's album of the brandenburg concertos looks like a wall with grafitti all over it; the boring new cover just has a photo of the group instead. i like the old one much better.  8)
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Re: CD cover art designs
« Reply #18 on: April 07, 2007, 03:43:52 PM »
My favorite CD cover and coincidentally, my favorite CD.  Each of the three works is represented by a graphic element.

Mosolov: Iron Foundry - A chunk of metal.
Prokofiev: Symphony No. 3 - A wing, referencing his use of material from his opera, The Fiery Angel.
Varèse: Arcana - "One star exists, higher than the rest" is the Paracelsus quote that the composer references in the score. 

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LOVE the new quote, Bruce!

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Re: CD cover art designs
« Reply #19 on: April 08, 2007, 02:35:03 AM »


Great music, great cover!