We are fortunate to know a lot of talented folks. In addition to the core members of ScienceNV, there were more than thirty artists who contributed to The Quest for Prester John. Many thanks!
Carrie Adler played oboe for Eloise's Tale including on What is a Word?, Half a Step, and Sojourner.
Michael Cooke recorded all four saxophone parts in the "sax harem" in The Brides of God. His saxophones also ended up in the crazy circus of Across the Carpathians. You can hear more of Michael's work here.
Bill Davidow recorded two of the Brides, as well as Eloise, in his Virlouise studio in Orange County.
Martha Diaz created the original cover artwork (two fine paintings) used on The Quest for Prester John CDs. Visit her Facebook page here.
Phil Freihofner played the aulos (OK, they were oboes) for Byzantine Interlude as well as the second oboe in Half a Step. You can hear more of Phil's music here.
Steve Glaze mastered the entire album (as he did with all of our previous ScienceNV albums!). In addition, he was the recording engineer for Michael Cooke's saxophone session at his Tone Freq Studio in The Brides of God as well as Paul Rosas' collossal pipe organ on The Bride of Gods at the United Methodist Church in Los Altos. You can find out more about Steve's studio here.
Joyce Graves sang the part of the nasty Lorena on The Brides of God and background vocals for The Eunuch. She has also put up with ScienceNV rehearsals and recording sessions for thirteen years. More pasta, please!
Roberta Lengua was the The Bride of Gods!
David McCue sang the lead vocals for Roderick's Tale.
Jim Moreno sang lead vocals on The End of a Legend.
Alan Munson sang the part of Eloise's true love in Eloise's Tale, in What is a Word? and Slowly. Alan appears courtesy Guerssen Records, Spain. You can hear more of Alan's musical endeavors here.
Danielle Pribyl was the irreverent Lucretia in The Brides of God and sang background vocals for The Eunuch.
Paul Rosas played pipe organ at the United Methodist Church of Los Altos for the chorus sections of The Bride of Gods.
Peter Sawyer recorded Carrie Adler's oboe in his Westward Way Studio (Santa Cruz) studio for What is a Word, Half a Step, and Sojourner.
Betsy Snyder has helped with past ScienceNV albums. This time, she played violin on a number of tracks in Roderick's Tale. She sang the part of the salacious Lillith in The Brides of God and background vocals for The Eunuch. She was also the vocal coach from time to time, including The End of a Legend.
Rose Taylor sang lead vocals for Eloise's Tale.
Hugh Thomas, of 13th Street Guitars in Huntington Beach, was Jim's guitar technician. Hey, this double album took four years! That's a lot of strings!
Davide Verotta was the voice of the Italian sailor who gives directions to Roderick (at the end of Across the Sea). You can find out more about Davide's music here.
Vanessa Yearsly sang the part of haughty and imperious Leona for The Brides of God and background vocals for The Eunuch
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