Katowice (Iris) is the first track on the sixteenth album by Klaus Schulze, DZIEKUJE POLAND (1983). Katowice is a town in Poland, where Schulze and Rainer Bloss played live in 1983.


Recorded: July 1983

Composer(s): Klaus Schulze

Perfomer(s): Klaus Schulze, Rainer Bloss (keyboards)

Alternate Title(s): Katowice [without the female name], Katovice [misspelled]

Alternative Version(s): Spielglocken [partly], Dzien Dobry!


Katowice (Iris) is in fact a live version of Spielglocken from AUDENTITY (1983). Another version is the 2006 issues bonus track Dzien Dobry!.

On the 2006 reissue the additional female name behind the track title was left out.

This track was (probably partly) used for:

  • the Polish tv play "Sketches from the Man without Qualities"
  • the German underground videos "Streng verboten" and "Fast gestattet"
  • a French tv documentary about child abuse (2004)


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