Biblioteka Prospero

Also known as Библиотека Просперо
Members of Biblioteka Prospero: Юрий Самсон, Edward S., Juriy Samson, Starless (3)
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Discography of Biblioteka Prospero:

# Release title Total tracks Type of release is Imprint date Label
1 Martyr 6 Audio 2000 Quasi Pop Records
2 Нежные Чёрные Звёзды 4 Audio 2010-04-04 Not On Label (Biblioteka Prospero Self-released)
3 Зима Небо 11 Audio 2011 Quasi Pop Records

Biblioteka Prospero project came to life in city Nova Kahovka, Ukraine in 1999 and since then have been realizing itself in various musical trends. The project name originated in Peter Greenaway “Walk Through Prospero’s Library” and “Prospero’s Books” inspired by Shakespeare’s “The Tempest”.

Biblioteka Prospero’s recordings and live performances differ in composition/selection of musical instruments/sound/verbal delivery.

Nowadays the group plays in psychedelic trends of 60-70th (kraut-rock, art-rock, RIO, experiments with analogue synths, atonal and folk music). Some musical methods refer to minimalistic and academic music as well.

The group delights in acoustic and electronic noise experiments, using rare and home-made/modified/unusual instruments, non-musical objects, field recordings etc. Lyrics (on Russian only) are of great importance as well. It is an open project, every new work of which presumes involving various musicians.


Yuriy Samson: lyrics, vocal, acoustic guitar, flute.

Maxim Zakharov: flutes, saxophone-tenor, percussion, acoustic guitar.

Dmitry Lyapisa: piano, percussion, acoustic guitar, analogue synthesizer, tuba, voices.

Victor Antonchik: saxophone-baritone, trumpet, zink.

Edward Sol: noises, effects, processing, bass, acoustic guitar, percussion, analogue synth.


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