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THERE ARE A LIMITED NUMBER OF THESE FANTASTIC BOX SETS AVAILABLE SIGNED BY BILL NELSON HIMSELF – GET YOUR COPY NOW!

A LIMITED
EDITION NEWLY REMASTERED 4CD DELUXE CLAMSHELL BOXED SET OF BILL NELSON’S RARE
AND LEGENDARY AMBIENT COLLECTION OF RECORDINGS ORIGINALLY RELEASED ON COCTEAU
RECORDS IN 1984

INCLUDES
REPLICA OF THE ORIGINAL BOX FEATURING A 48 PAGE BOOK, 4CDs IN SLIPCASED ARTWORK
AND POSTCARDS OF BILL NELSON’s ILLUSTRATIONS

 

Esoteric
Recordings announce a new release on their recently launched Cocteau Discs
imprint, a limited edition reissue of BILL NELSON’s classic 4 disc ambient
boxed set “TRIAL BY INTIMACY (The Book of Splendours)”.

 

The
set was originally released on Bill’s Cocteau Records label in October 1984 and
comprised recordings made by Bill at his Echo Observatory home studio. Comprising
some eighty pieces of music, the set was a fine example of Bill Nelson’s grasp
of Ambient music and has subsequently been hailed as a ground-breaking work.

 

Long
deleted, the set is made available once more with this newly re-mastered
Cocteau Discs edition. The new release fully restores the original elements of
the “TRIAL BY INTIMACY” box and is an exact facsimile, reproducing a 32 page
book and eight art postcards that featured in the original set.

 


THE SUMMER OF GOD’S
PIANO        








DISC ONE:

1.    
ANTENNAE TWO

2.    
TRANSMISSION (NBC 97293)

3.    
THE SLEEP OF HOLLYWOOD

4.    
THE CELESTIAL BRIDEGROOM

5.    
UNDER THE RED ARCH

6.    
ORIENT PEARL

7.    
SACRAMENT

8.    
FALLING BLOSSOMS

9.    
THE DIFFICULTY OF BEING

10. 
ZANONI

11. 
THE CHINESE NIGHTINGALE

12. 
TANTRA

13. 
SOON SEPTEMBER (ANOTHER ENCHANTMENT)

14. 
RURAL SHIRES

15. 
PERFIDIO INCANTO

16. 
THE LOST YEARS

17. 
THE CHARM OF TRANSMIT

18. 
NIGHT THOUGHTS (TWILIGHT RADIO)

19. 
WYSTERIA

20. 
SWING

21. 
SNOWFALL

22. 
REALM OF DUSK

23. 
OVER OCEAN














CHAMBER OF DREAMS (Music from the
Invisibility Exhibition)
















DISC TWO:

1.     THE BLAZING MEMORY OF
INNUENDO

2.     INTO THE LUMINOUS
FUTURE

3.     A DIP IN THE SWIMMING
POOL REACTOR

4.     TOMORROWLAND (THE
THRESHOLD OF 1947)

5.     LISTENING TO LIZARDS

6.     ENDLESS TORSION

7.     MY SUBLIME PERVERSION

8.     EROS IN AUTUMN

9.     SLEEPLESSNESS

10.   THE LATEST SKYLINE

11.   TRAIN OF THOUGHT

12.   PARKS AND FOUNTAINS,
CLOUDS AND TREES

13.   THE GOLDEN BOUGH

14.   FOREVER ORPHEUS

15.   IN ARCADIA

16.   SENTIMENTAL

17.   AUTUMN FIRES

18.   WILD BLUE YONDER















PAVILIONS OF THE HEART AND
SOUL   
















DISC THREE:

1.     GIFT OF THE AUGUST TIDE

2.     LOVING TONGUES

3.     BLUE NUDE

4.     IN THE REALM OF BELLS

5.     YOUR NEBULOUS SMILE

6.     THE GLANCE OF A
GLITTERING STRANGER

7.     ANOTHER KISS FOR YOUR
SLENDER NECK

8.     THE WARMTH OF WOMEN’S
EYES

9.     SEDUCTION (RITUAL WITH
ROSES)

10.   DREAMED EMBRACES

11.   HERSELF WITH HER SHADOW

12.   THE EXQUISITE CORPSE

13.   ARDENT HANDS

14.   HER LAUGHING TORSO

15.   MIGRATING ANGELS

16.   LES AMOUREUX

17.   MESHES OF THE AFTERNOON

18.   MOUNTAINS OF THE HEART

19.   WILLOW SILK

20.   TENDER ENCOUNTERS
(STATE OF GRACE)

21.   MELANCHOLIA

22.   THE ETERNAL FEMALE















A CATALOGUE OF OBSESSIONS
















DISC FOUR:

1.    
SEX PARTY SIX

2.    
WIDER WINDOWS FOR THE WALLS OF THE WORLD

3.    
TIME IN TOKYO

4.    
HAPPILY ADDICTED TO YOU

5.    
SNAKES WITH WINGS

6.    
THE BOY PILOTS OF BANGKOK

7.    
EROTIKON

8.    
BIRDS IN TWO HEMISPHERES

9.    
WINDMILLS IN A WORLD WITHOUT WIND

10. 
LOVE’S FIRST KISS

11. 
INITIATION OF THE HEART’S DESIRE

12. 
EDGE OF TEARS

13. 
TEST OF AFFECTION

14. 
WORDS ACROSS TABLES

15. 
A PROMISE OF PERFUME

16. 
THIS DANGEROUS AGE

17. 
THE GLASS BREAKFAST

18. 
TALK TECHNIQUE

19. 
THE LAST SUMMER FOR DANCING

20. 
VIEW FROM A BALCONY














Weight 400 kg

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