Coronatus are a band from Germany that plays a very melodic form of power metal and this is a review of their 2013 album "Recreatio Carminis" which was released by Massacre Records.
"Ouvertuere' begins with some synth sounds and classical music style orchestras along with some melodic clean singing and the song serves as an intro for the album.
"Towards Horizon" begins with heavy guitar riffs and orchestras along with some drums and melodic choir vocals and after awhile melodic guitar riffs, powerful bass guitars and classical gutiars are added into the mix along with a brief use of melodic guitar leads.
"Im meinum Reich" begins with a powerful sounding orchestras before adding in some heavy guitar riffs and drums as well as a small amount of melodic guitar leads which lead up to some clean singing female gothic vocals and after awhile there is a brief use of clean parts being thrown into the song.
"The Monk" begins with some symphonic synths and violins along with some heavy and melodic guitar riffs and drums and a few seconds later the vocals start kicking in and halfway through the song there is a brief use of blast beats being utilized and towards the end you can hear the bass guitars as well as a brief guitar solo.
"Schwester" begins with a symphony, heavy and melodic guitars and vocals before the drums start kicking in and you can hear the bass guitars in certain sections of the song.
"Der Gesandte" begins with a symphony before the drums, classical guitars and operatic vocals kick in along with some heavy guitar riffs and melodic leads and the song switches back and forth between soft and heavy parts.
'Winterrosen" begins with some classical violins and orchestra sounds and a few seconds later heavy guitar s, drums, violins and melodic vocals start kicking in along with some mid paced sections and halfway thhrough the song there is a brief use of guitr solos and leads being utilized well as some classical guitars,
"Elisa (Elven Swans)" begins with some violins and the song is all instrumental.
"Sternenstaub" begins with some violins and synths before adding in some drums, heavy guitar riffs and melodic vocals before going into a more symphonic gothic metal direction and after a couple of minutes classical guitars are added into certain sections of the song as well as some powerful bass guitars.
"So Tanzt" begins with some violins and people in the background sounds which leads up to some drums, heavy gutiar riffs and melodic vocals and the song is in a more folk metal direction and you can hear the bass guitars in the background.
"Erhebt die Wogen" begins with some synths and orechestras before the melodic vocals, guitar riffs and drums start kicking in and a few seconds later the music starts adding in mid paced sections along with some powerful sounding bass guitars and towards the end there is a brief use of guitar solos and leads being utilized.
'Fernes Land" begins with an orchestra, folk music lemeents, heavy guitar riffs and drums which lead up to some melodic vocals and powerful bass gutars as well as some death/doom metal style vocals being used for a few seconds and towards the end there are some guitar leads being utilized.
"Sie am Weg" begins with heavy guitar and bass riffs along with some drums, melodic vocals and symphonic sections and a few second s later melodic guitar leads start coming in and out along with some violins.
Song lyrics are written in a mixture of English and German and cover love, desire, and passion, as for the production it has a very strong, powerful, heavy and professional sound where you can hear all of the musical instruments that are present on this recording.