Behold! I Make All Things New is all instrumental and consists of sparse works for lute and electronics. There are no vocals this time. It is more a return to the minimal neo classical style of his early work. It was written and recorded in lockdown in Warsaw and Rotterdam between 2019 and 2021. Jozef van Wissem is an avant garde composer and lutenist playing his all black, one of a kind custom made baroque lute all around the world. Jozef van Wissem is an avant garde composer and lutenist playing his all black, one of a kind custom made baroque lute all around the world.According to the New York Times "Van Wissem is both an avant-garde composer and a baroque lutenist, and thus no stranger to dichotomy". His completely unique musical world can be easily verified by his collaborations, especially that these relationships are also strengthening his own musical character. He worked together with Zola Jesus, Tilda Swinton, Jarboe as well as with his long-time collaborative partner, also his friend, Jim Jarmusch. The timeless value of his work can be described by one of his previous interviews: "_the lute goes against all technology and against all computers and against all the shit you don't need."
1 THE COOL SHADE OF ETERNITY
2 WHAT HEARTS MUST BLEED, WHAT TEARS MUST FALL
3 ALL BECOME ONE ONE BECOME ALL
4 A NEW EARTH
5 YOUR FLESH WILL RISE IN GLORY ON THE DAY OF THE FUTURE RESURRECTION
6 ENTER INTO THE JOY OF OUR LORD
7 THE ADORNMENT (CD BONUS TRACK)