© 1988 Narada Productions, Inc.
1 Cristofori's Dream
2 Spiral Dance 6.10
3 Green into Gold 9.58
4 Wings to Altair 6.10
5 Summer's Child 6.09
6 Free Fall 4.18
7 A Whiter Shade of Pale 6.46
This album is dedicated to Bartolommeo Cristofori (1655-1731) the inventor of the piano -- may his "Dream" live forever.
David Lanz: Piano, synthesizer, peralta bells Richard Warner: Flutes and soprano saxophone Steve Allen: Acoustic, fretless and electric bass Luis Peralta: Percussion James Reynolds: Electronic percussion, sequencing, synthesizer (Wings to Altair) Paul Speer: Guitar (Spiral Dance) Neal Speer: Drums (A Whiter Shade of Pale) Jonn Serrie: Synthesizer (Wings to Altair) Nancy Rumbel: English horn and oboe (Cristofori's Dream) Matthew Fisher: Organ (A Whiter Shade of Pale) Strings for "Cristofori's Dream" and "A Whiter Shade of Pale" arranged and conducted by Steve Allen. Violins: Deede Cook, Linda Anderson, Bryan Boughten, Stephen Daniels, Ingrid Fredrickson, Christine Olason, John Pilskog, Marjorie Talvi Violas: Betty Agent, Karie Prescott, Ruth Sereque, Eileen Swanson Cellos: Richard Aaron, Alex Segal, Mary Tapiro, Deborah Yamak
Special thanks to Matthew Fisher, Procol Harum's original organist, for his magic touch on "A Whiter Shade of Pale." Extra special thanks to Alicia, Erika, and Michael David (my Summer Child) for their unending love and support