Esperanto was a multi-national art-rock/flamenco ensemble, formed in Brussels by violinist Raymond Vincent (Wallace Collection) and pianist Bruno Libert. The project yielded three albums on A&M Records between 1973 and 1975, the first featuring English-born vocalist Glenn Shorrock, formerly of the Aussie pop acts The Twilights and Axiom. He soon found fame fronting the Little […]

Esperanto ‎– Danse Macabre (1974)

Danse Macabre is the second album by multinational orchestral/art-rock ensemble Esperanto, released in 1974 on A&M. Tracklist: A1. “The Journey” (10:13) A2. “The Castle” (3:31) A3. “The Duel” (7:03) B1. “The Cloister” (5:28) B2. “The Decision” (5:57) B3. “The Prisoner” (7:20) B4. “Danse Macabre” (1:58) Credits: Bass – Gino Malisan Cello – Tim Kraemer Drums […]

Wallace Collection

Wallace Collection were a Belgian chamber-pop/psych band that released the album Laughing Cavalier on Odeon in 1969, followed by Serenade in 1970. Both albums were issued eponymously in select territories. Also in 1970, the band recorded the soundtrack for the film comedy La Maison. The nameplate was taken from the collection of 15th–19th century art […]

Raymond Vincent

Raymond Vincent is a Belgian violinist and composer who recorded three albums with the chamber-pop/psych band Wallace Collection at the turn of the 1970s. In 1972, he released the solo album Metronomics on Izarra. He then teamed with pianist Bruno Libert to spearhead the multinational flamenco-rock project Esperanto, which produced three albums for A&M between […]