Rush ‎– Hemispheres (1978)

Hemispheres is the sixth studio album by Canadian maximalist hard-rock trio Rush, released in 1978 on Anthem/Mercury.

A1. “Cygnus X-1 Book II: Hemispheres” (18:08)
—I. “Prelude”
—II. “Apollo (Bringer of Wisdom)”
—III. “Dionysus (Bringer of Love)”
—IV. “Armageddon (The Battle of Heart and Mind)”
—V. “Cygnus (Bringer of Balance)”
—VI. “The Sphere (A Kind of Dream)”
B1. “Circumstances” (3:42)
B2. “The Trees” (4:46)
B3. “La Villa Strangiato (An Exercise in Self-Indulgence)” (9:35)
—I. “Buenos Nochas, Mein Froinds!”
—II. “To Sleep, Perchance to Dream…”
—III. “Strangiato Theme”
—IV. “A Lerxst in Wonderland”
—V. “Monsters!”
—VI. “The Ghost of the Aragon”
—VII. “Danforth and Pape”
—VIII. “The Waltz of the Shreves”
—IX. “Never Turn Your Back on a Monster!”
—X. “Monsters! (Reprise)”
—XI. “Strangiato Theme (Reprise)”
—XII. “A Farewell to Things”

Alex Lifeson – 6- and 12-string electric and acoustic guitars, classical guitar, Roland guitar synthesizer, Moog Taurus pedals
Neil Peart – drums, orchestra bells, bell tree, tympani, gong, cowbells, temple blocks, wind chimes, crotales
Geddy Lee – bass guitar, Minimoog synthesizer, Oberheim polyphonic synthesizer, Moog Taurus pedals, vocals

Terry Brown – production, arrangement, mixing at Trident Studios

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