'This is 'Dracula' as a completely emotional experience without dialogue or sight, the whole vigorous concoction distilled as a potent concentrate ... This a remarkable work.' Chris White, Hairless Heart Herald
'Warm glowing refined relaxing soothing dark angelic classical gothic beauty. Highly recommended yet again.' Sean Worrall, Organ
'...a unique chamber music which blends seamlessly electronics with the acoustic orchestral instruments, into a color-filled portrait, rich in dramatic flair and cinematic mood. ... There is nobody else in the prog field I can think of competing with Karda Estra, whose singular accomplishments deserve much wider support and recognition.' Expose
'a towering piece of music.' Kev Rowland, Feedback
released May 7, 2004
Composed, arranged and produced by Richard Wileman (inspired by the novel DRACULA by Bram Stoker).
Richard Wileman (classical, electric and bass guitars, keyboards, percussion, bouzouki, rastrophone and various other colours).
Ileesha Bailey (vocals, breathing 3 on 'Kisses'), Helen Dearnley (violin), Caron Hansford (oboe, cor anglais, breathing 2 on 'Kisses'), Sarah Higgins (cello), Zoe King (flute, alto saxophone, clarinet on 'Lucy', breathing 1 on 'Kisses'), Michelle Williams (clarinet on 'Kisses')