Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 The Sinking Spell
5:13
2 The Object-lesson
5:01
3 The Insect God
5:02
4 The Doubtful Guest
4:51
5 The Remembered Visit
6:29
6 The Hapless Child
7:02

Credits

CD 1

composer:
Michael Mantler (tracks 1–6)
lyricist:
Edward Gorey (tracks 1–6)
mixer:
Nick Mason (of Pink Floyd) (tracks 1–5)
Dennis Weinreich (track 6)
producer:
Carla Bley (tracks 1–6)
phonographic copyright by:
ECM Records GmbH (owner of label and publisher) (1976) (tracks 1–6)
WATT Works, Inc. (use for copyright only) (1976) (tracks 1–6)
recording of:
The Doubtful Guest (track 4)
The Hapless Child (track 6)
The Insect God (track 3)
The Object-lesson (track 2)
The Sinking Spell (track 1)

Release

bass guitar:Steve Swallow
Clavinet:Carla Bley
composer:Michael Mantler
copyrighted by:[words copyright] Edward Gorey (1972)
guitar:Terje Rypdal
membranophone:Jack DeJohnette
percussion:Jack DeJohnette
piano:Carla Bley
synthesizer [String Synthesizer]:Carla Bley
engineer:Michael Mantler
Nick Mason (of Pink Floyd)
Alan Perkins
Dennis Weinreich
spoken vocals:Alfreda Benge
spoken vocals [Additional Speaker]:Albert Caulder
Nick Mason (of Pink Floyd)
vocals:Robert Wyatt (Canterbury scene)
mixer:["The Hapless Child"] Dennis Weinreich (1975-11)
Nick Mason (of Pink Floyd) (1976-01)
design/illustration:[Cover and Drawings] Edward Gorey
copyrighted by:WATT Works, Inc. (use for copyright only) (1976)
manufactured by:PDO (German / West German branch of Philips DuPont Optical)
recorded at:Britannia Row Studios in Islington, London, England, United Kingdom (1975-07 – 1976-01)
Delfina's Farm (1975-07 – 1976-01)
Grog Kill Studio in Woodstock, New York, United States (1975-07 – 1976-01)
The Manor Mobile in United Kingdom (1975-07 – 1976-01)
mixed at:Scorpio Sound in Camden, London, England, United Kingdom (1975-11 – 1975)
Britannia Row Studios in Islington, London, England, United Kingdom (1976-01)
ASIN:US: B000026FK6 [info]
Discogs:https://www.discogs.com/release/5149370 [info]