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Novalis
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Germany
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German progressive rock band from Hamburg, formed in 1971 and active through to the mid-80s. Novalis took their name from the nom-de-plume of the 18th Century poet Karl Friedrich Von Hardenberg.
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Releases on file (9)
Steven Freeman and Alan Freeman — The Crack in the Cosmic Egg Steven Freeman and Alan Freeman — The Crack in the Cosmic Egg
(Audion ISBN 0-9529506-0-CDRO, 2007, CD-ROM)
Novalis — Augenblicke Novalis — Augenblicke
(MIG 00662 CD, 1980/2012, CD)
Novalis — Flossenengel Novalis — Flossenengel
(MIG 00652 CD, 1979/2012, CD)
Novalis — Vielleicht Bist Du Ein Clown? Novalis — Vielleicht Bist Du Ein Clown?
(Revisited Records SPV 49842 CD, 1978/2007, CD)
Novalis — Brandung Novalis — Brandung
(Repertoire PMS 7069-WP, 1977/1997, CD)
Novalis — Konzerte Novalis — Konzerte
(Revisited Records SPV 306032 CD, 1977/2008, CD)
Novalis — Sommerabend Novalis — Sommerabend
(Repertoire PMS 7079-WP, 1976/1998, CD)
Novalis — Novalis Novalis — Novalis
(Revisited Records SPV 49522 CD, 1975/2004, CD)
Novalis — Banished Bridge Novalis — Banished Bridge
(Repertoire PMS 7050-WP, 1973/2002, CD)

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