Der Optimismus is the fourth track on the first disc FILM MUSIK from the box set SILVER EDITION (1993) by Klaus Schulze. It has 4 subtitles, which are no separate tracks to skip to. The German title translates The Optimism.


Recorded: Finished 13 January 1993, Hambühren

Composer(s): Klaus Schulze

Perfomer(s): Klaus Schulze


Der Optimismus has 4 subtitles, which are not displayed on any player, so you cannot skip to them.

  1. Der Optimismus (10:39)
    1. Der langsame Pfeil der Schönheit (03:58) [German = The Slow Arrow of Beauty]
    2. Logik des Traumes (01:00) [German = Logic of the Dream]
    3. Will you, won't you, will you join the dance? (03:31)
    4. Das Gute ist leicht (02:10) [German = The good is easy]

All titles stem from works of Friedrich Nietzsche and Lewis Carroll.

This music was originally part of a soundtrack recording with the working title "Burgen und Schlösser" for a 3 part TV documentary about castles, churches and historic buildings in former East Germany called "Spurensicherung". Only small bits of the music was actuelly used in the films.