Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Fuschia Swing Song
6:03
2 Cyclic Episode
6:57
3 Luminous Monolith
6:32
4 Luminous Monolith (alternate take)
6:38
5 Ellipsis
7:41
6 Downstairs Blues Upstairs (alternate take 1)
8:09
7 Downstairs Blues Upstairs (alternate take 2)
7:46
8 Downstairs Blues Upstairs (alternate take 3)
7:48
9 Downstairs Blues Upstairs
5:33
10 Beatrice
6:11
CD 2
# Title Rating Length
1 Point of Many Returns
9:20
2 Dance of the Tripedal
10:09
3 Mellifluous Cacophony
8:59
4 Euterpe
11:44
5 Mellifluous Cacophony (alternate take)
9:03
6 I'll Never Smile Again
5:57
7 That's All
5:39
8 When I Fall in Love
5:49
CD 3
# Title Rating Length
1 What a Difference a Day Makes
6:19
2 Detour Ahead
5:09
3 Temptation
7:38
4 Secret Love
7:33
5 Paean
5:23
6 Precis
5:20
7 Helix
5:31
8 Effusive Melange
5:50
9 Involution
7:13
10 Afflatus
6:26

Credits

CD 1

drums:
Tony Williams (American jazz drummer) (tracks 1–10)
double bass:
Ron Carter (US jazz double-bassist) (tracks 1–10)
piano:
Jaki Byard (tracks 1–10)
tenor saxophone:
Sam Rivers (saxophone, flute jazz musician) (tracks 1–10)
composer:
Sam Rivers (saxophone, flute jazz musician) (tracks 1–10)
is the basis for:
The Thief's Theme (track 10)
recording of:
Beatrice (track 10)
Cyclic Episode (track 2)
Downstairs Blues Upstairs (tracks 6–9)
Ellipsis (track 5)
Fuschia Swing Song (track 1)
Luminous Monolith (tracks 3–4)

CD 2

trumpet:
Freddie Hubbard (track 1)
drums:
Joe Chambers (track 1)
bass:
Ron Carter (US jazz double-bassist) (track 1)
piano:
Herbie Hancock (US jazz pianist, keyboardist, bandleader and composer) (track 1)

CD 3

composer:
Nacio Herb Brown (US songwriter) (track 3)
María Grever (track 1)
lyricist:
Stanley Adams (US lyricist & songwriter) (track 1)
Arthur Freed (track 3)
publisher:
EMI Music Publishing (do not use as a release label!) (track 1)
Maurice Music (track 1)
cover recording of:
Temptation (track 3)
part of:
Singin' in the Rain (1952 film) (track 3)
referred to in medleys:
Overture (track 3)
translated version of: