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Peter Baumann

Peter Baumann
Country
Germany
Profile
Peter Baumann (born 29 January 1953) is a German electronic musician who formed the core line-up of the pioneering electronic group Tangerine Dream with Edgar Froese and Christopher Franke in 1971. Baumann released his first solo album in 1976 while still touring with the band, and embarked on a solo career in 1977. Since the early 2000s, Baumann has devoted his time to studying and promoting initiatives in science and philosophy that shed light on the human condition.
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Website
http://baumanninstitute.org
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Releases on file (15)
Various Artists — Kopf Musik Various Artists — Kopf Musik
(Fruits de Mer crustacean 79, 2017, 3CD)
Peter Baumann — Machines of Desire Peter Baumann — Machines of Desire
(Bureau B BB 234, 2016, CD)
Peter Baumann — Strangers in the Night Peter Baumann — Strangers in the Night
(Portrait BFR 38903, 1983, LP)
Peter Baumann — Repeat Repeat Peter Baumann — Repeat Repeat
(Virgin CDV 2214, 1981/1991, CD)
Peter Baumann — Trans Harmonic Nights Peter Baumann — Trans Harmonic Nights
(Bureau B BB251, 1979/2016, CD)
Tangerine Dream — Encore Tangerine Dream — Encore
(Virgin 7243 8 39443 2 3, 1977/1994, CD)
Tangerine Dream — Sorcerer Tangerine Dream — Sorcerer
(Esoteric Recordings EREACD 1023, 1977/2011, CD)
Peter Baumann — Romance 76 Peter Baumann — Romance 76
(Bureau B BB250, 1976/2017, CD)
Tangerine Dream — Stratosfear Tangerine Dream — Stratosfear
(Virgin 7243 8 40065 25, 1976/1995, CD)
Tangerine Dream — Ricochet Tangerine Dream — Ricochet
(Virgin 7243 8 40064 26, 1975/1995, CD)
Tangerine Dream — Rubycon Tangerine Dream — Rubycon
(Virgin 7243 8 11263 2 5, 1975/2001, CD)
Tangerine Dream — Phaedra Tangerine Dream — Phaedra
(Virgin CDV 2010, 1974/2000, CD)
Tangerine Dream — The Analogue Space Years 1969-1973 Tangerine Dream — The Analogue Space Years 1969-1973
(Purple Pyramid CLP 0227-2, 1973/1998, 2CD)
Tangerine Dream — Atem Tangerine Dream — Atem
(Esoteric Recordings EREACD 21019, 1973/2011, 2CD)
Tangerine Dream — Zeit Tangerine Dream — Zeit
(Esoteric Recordings EREACD 21017, 1972/2011, 2CD)

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