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Six Litanies for Heliogabalus

Six Litanies for Heliogabalus is an album by John Zorn. It is the third album to feature the "Moonchild Trio" of Mike Patton, Joey Baron and Trevor Dunn, following Moonchild: Songs Without Words (2005) and Astronome (2006) and the first to feature additional performers. The promotional notes that accompany the US CD Release indicate that the concept for the recording was inspired by the Roman Emperor Heliogabalus.[2]

Six Litanies for Heliogabalus
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Studio album by
ReleasedMarch 27, 2007
Length44 minutes
LabelTzadik TZ 7361
ProducerJohn Zorn
Moonchild Trio chronology
Astronome
(2006)
Six Litanies for Heliogabalus
(2007)
The Crucible
(2008)
John Zorn chronology
Moloch: Book of Angels Volume 6
(2006)
Six Litanies for Heliogabals
(2007)
From Silence to Sorcery
(2007)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic4.5/5 stars[1]

Track listingEdit

  1. "Litany I" – 7:53
  2. "Litany II" – 7:06
  3. "Litany III" – 10:36
  4. "Litany IV" – 8:13
  5. "Litany V" – 4:30
  6. "Litany VI" – 6:16
All compositions by John Zorn

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