The songs of the six thematic albums, each bearing 8 titles, come to a total of 47 songs (Berlin features twice, once in Songs of Belonging and once in Songs of Spaces and Walls). Kaleidoscopes turned out to be a sixty minute piano piece travelling through all the songs, including a glimpse of Snapshots as well as some of the Pantry Songs. The order of the songs has solely been determined by harmonic transitions. Unexpectedly, it turned out that the songs journey through all twelve keys.


Kaleidoscopes is not only a summary of the first 7 albums but it also pays tribute to my piano. All the songs were written for voice and piano originally, and they then evolved and changed through subsequent arrangements with other instruments, inevitably altering the atmosphere of the pieces. The piano became one of several background instruments, thereby losing some of its eminence. Kaleidoscopes attempts to do justice to its initial role by bringing it back to the forefront. It also closes the cycle of Sceneries 25.


TABLE OF CHRONOLOGICAL SONG PIECES 

Time Title (Song) Key

00:00 Caught between (Pantry*) C min

00:25 Ode to Compassion (7-8) C min

01:23 Bag of Salt (4-1) Ab maj

02:21 Geheimnis (5-8) Eb min

03:31 Shores of Hout Bay (3-7) E maj

04.31 Country of my Skull (2-8) A min

05:49 Hyena and Lion (1-8) A min

06:50 Schattenspringer (5-1) A min

08:13 McGregor (3-2) F maj

09:13 When will the Shadows Turn 1 (Pantry) F maj

10:09 Take Three (7-1) D min

10:44 Song you Wear (7-2) D min

11:52 Mandela (2-4) D maj

12:51 Engelsmutter (5-3) C min

13:40 Where Fairy Tales Begin (4-5) C min

14:15 Song of the Tortoise (4-7) C maj

15:04 Aus dem Mutterwald (5-4) C maj

15:52 Cape Town Blues (3-6) C maj

16:31 Dinnertable (Pantry) C maj

17:31 Not Black or White (7-3) F min

19:26 When will the Shadows Turn 2 (Pantry) F maj

19:43 Troubled Soul (2-5) B min

20:37 The Eagle (2-3) B min

21:24 Snapshots in a Time Vacuum (6-0) B maj

22:47 Lullabyla (Pantry) B maj

23:43 Beneath the Wings (4-6) B maj

24:38 Not far Away (1-6) B maj

25:28 Bottomless Eyes (1-5) E min

26:16 Trembling Dust (1-2) A min

27:02 Whatever Happened (1-3) A 6

28:26 No regrets (3-3) D maj

30:27 Orphan Child (2-6) F# min

32:03 Die Schöne (5-2) C# min

33:31 Frühling (5-7) C# maj

35:11 Remembrance (4-8) A maj

37:18 Home (3-1) D maj

39:14 Azanian Love Song (2-2) D min

41:40 Little Blue House (3-5) G maj

42:46 Maybe (4-3) C maj

44:15 Sowing the Wind (1-7) A min

45-34 Haven (3-8) Ab maj

46:27 Kleines Liedchen (5-6) F maj

47:49 Bottom of my Heart (4-4) A min

48-25 Handful of Dust (1-1) A min

49-02 Dancing Star (7-7) A maj

50:05 Body (7-5) D min

51:19 Dream Maker (4-2) D 6

52:34 Hat and Shoe (Pantry) D maj

53:25 Interlude (New) A min

54:43 Johnny (2-7) G min

55:51 Cassandra (7-4) G min

56:31 Berlin (3-4, 5-5) G min

57:40 Hear our Song (7-6) G 6

58:19 Waiting (1-4) G maj

59:19 Let my People go (2-1)  D min

 

* Pantry songs are completely arranged songs that were initially chosen for Sceneries 25 but did not make the final selection



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