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Ars Nova
Country
Japan
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For most of its existence, Ars Nova (sometimes written Arsnova) has been a keyboard power trio in the mold of Emerson Lake & Palmer. Led by keyboard player Keiko Kumagai, the other positions have varied over the years, and have occasionally been augmented with a guitarist as well.
Website
http://arsnova.chocot.net
Related articles (17)
Releases on file (15)
Ars Nova — Seventh Hell Ars Nova — Seventh Hell
(Musea FGBG4831AR, 2009, CD)
Ars Nova — Chrysalis Ars Nova — Chrysalis
(Musea FGBG 4644, 2005, CD)
Ars Nova Biogenesis Project — Biogenesis Ars Nova Biogenesis Project — Biogenesis
(Musea FGBG 4532.AR, 2003, CD)
Ars Nova — Android Domina Ars Nova — Android Domina
(Musea FGBG 4347.AR, 2001, CD)
Ars Nova — Lacrimaria Ars Nova — Lacrimaria
(Made in Japan MJC-1023, 2001, CD)
Various Artists — Un Voyage en Progressif Vol. 6 Various Artists — Un Voyage en Progressif Vol. 6
(Musea FGBG 4403.AR, 2001, CD)
Various Artists — King of the Witches - Black Widow Tribute Various Artists — King of the Witches - Black Widow Tribute
(Black Widow BWR 039, 2000, CD)
Gerard / Ars Nova — Keyboards Triangle Gerard / Ars Nova — Keyboards Triangle
(Musea FGBG 4306.AR, 1999, CD)
Ars Nova — The Book of the Dead (Reu Nu Pert Em Hru) Ars Nova — The Book of the Dead (Reu Nu Pert Em Hru)
(Made in Japan MJC-1018, 1998, CD)
Ars Nova — The Six Singular Impressions Ars Nova — The Six Singular Impressions
(Trycle Records TCCN-28036, 1997, CD)
Various Artists — Zarathustra's Revenge Various Artists — Zarathustra's Revenge
(Mellow MMP328 ABCD, 1997, 4CD)
Ars Nova — The Goddess of Darkness Ars Nova — The Goddess of Darkness
(Made in Japan MJC-1014, 1996, CD)
Various Artists — Progfest '95 Various Artists — Progfest '95
(Musea FGBG 4180.AR, 1995/1996, 2CD)
Ars Nova — Transi Ars Nova — Transi
(Made in Japan MJC-1006, 1994, CD)
Ars Nova — Fear and Anxiety Ars Nova — Fear and Anxiety
(Made in Japan MCD 2923, 1992, CD)

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