No Blue Thing


No Blue Thing
No Blue Thing
Studio album by Ray Lynch
Released 1989
Genre New Age
Adult Alternative
Length 39:21
Label Ray Lynch Productions
Windham Hill Records
Producer Ray Lynch Productions
Ray Lynch chronology
Deep Breakfast
(1984)
No Blue Thing
(1989)
Nothing Above My Shoulders but the Evening
(1993)
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Allmusic "Once again this meticulous artist has produced a sublime album of sensitive and deep compositions and sophisticated yet uncluttered arrangements." [1]

No Blue Thing is Ray Lynch’s third album. It won two Billboard Awards[2]

Contents

Album

Track listing

  1. "No Blue Thing" – 5:35
  2. "Clouds Below Your Knees" – 4:40
  3. "Here & Never Found" – 4:44
  4. "Drifted in a Deeper Land" – 7:22
  5. "Homeward at Last" – 3:38
  6. "Evenings, Yes" – 4:52
  7. "The True Spirit of Mom & Dad" – 8:05

Personnel

All music composed, arranged, and produced by Ray Lynch.

  • Ray Lynch – keyboards, classical guitar
  • Tom Canning – "guitar" keyboards on "Clouds Below Your Knees"
  • Timothy Day – flute
  • Julie Ann Giacobassi – oboe and English horn
  • Amy Hiraga – violin
  • David Kadarauch and Peter Wyrick – cello
  • Basil Vendryes and Geraldine Walther – viola

Production

  • Mastered by Bernie Grundman (Bernie Grundman Mastering, Hollywood, California)
  • Mixed by Ray Lynch and Daniel Ryman at Ray Lynch Productions studio except for “Evenings, Yes” (Recorded at Different Fur, San Francisco; engineered by Howard Johnston; mixed at Mobius, San Francisco)

Sheet music

Ray Lynch has produced a piano anthology, Ray Lynch Anthology, featuring selected pieces. The book presents each piece in standard notation for both hands, and also features a short interview. It includes four pieces from No Blue Thing: "No Blue Thing", "Here & Never Found", "Homeward at Last" and "Evenings, Yes".

External links

References

  1. ^ http://www.allmusic.com/album/r83332
  2. ^ Allmusic

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