The Nice - Ars Longa Vita Brevis
The Nice - Ars Longa Vita Brevis
Singer: The Nice
Album title: Ars Longa Vita Brevis
Label: Immediate ‎– 1C 062-90 006
Type: Vinyl, LP, Album
Country: Germany
Date of released: 1969
Category: Rock
Style: Psychedelic Rock, Prog Rock, Symphonic Rock Rating: 3.6/5
mp3 size: 1593 mb | flac size: 1378 mb
Genre: Rock

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Tracklist Hide Credits

A1 Daddy Where Did I Come From
Written-By – Emerson*, Jackson*
A2 Little Arabella
Written-By – Emerson*, Jackson*
A3 Happy Freuds
Written-By – Emerson*, Jackson*
A4 Intermezzo From The Karelia Suite
Written-By – Sibelius*
A5 Don Edito El Gruva
Written-By – Davison*, Emerson*, Jackson*
B1 Prelude
Written-By – Emerson*
B2 1st Movement Awakening
Written-By – Davison*
B3 2nd Movement Realisation
Written-By – O´List*, Emerson*, Jackson*
B4 3rd Movement Acceptance "Brandenburger"
Written-By – Davison*, Emerson*, Jackson*
B5 4th Movement Denial
Written-By – Davison*, Emerson*, Jackson*
B6 Coda-extension To The Big Note
Written-By – Davison*, Emerson*, Jackson*

Companies, etc.

  • Licensed From – Immediate Records Inc.


  • Conductor, Arranged By [Orchestra] – Robert Stewart
  • Engineer, Music Consultant – Don Brewer
  • Photography [Cover Photograph And X-Rays Of The Nice] – Gered Mankowitz
  • Producer, Arranged By – The Nice
  • Sleeve Notes – Keith Emerson, Lee Jackson


Released on white Immediate label.

Made in Germany

Running time for A4 & A5: 9:12 min
No running time for side B

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Rights Society: GEMA
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout Side A): 1C062-90006-A-1 :· I MSPO 20-1Y-1
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout Side B): 1C062-90006-B-1 :· :· I MSPO 20-2Y-1

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
IMSP 020 The Nice Ars Longa Vita Brevis ‎(LP, Album) Immediate IMSP 020 UK 1968
SBA 16027 The Nice (Featuring Keith Emerson)* The Nice (Featuring Keith Emerson)* - Ars Longa Vita Brevis ‎(LP, Album) Daffodil Records SBA 16027 Canada 1973
BBS 2512 The Nice Ars Longa Vita Brevis ‎(LP, Album) Bellaphon, Immediate, Charly Records BBS 2512 Germany 1976
CLALP 120 The Nice Ars Longa Vita Brevis ‎(12", Album, TP, Whi) Castle Communications CLALP 120 UK 1986
ZNLIM 33049 The Nice Ars Longa Vita Brevis ‎(LP, Album, RE) Immediate ZNLIM 33049 Italy 1977


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