Musik, die in keinem Flughafen gespielt wird. Asien ist unermesslich. Asia Music is an unusual primer of Eastern works. The traditions of India, Tibet, China, and Japan are presented side by side with contemporary works that draw on their traditions. Many of the works, both old and new, are surprisingly accessible to Westerners, especially when an ancient piece from an unfamiliar Chinese instrument is heard next to an American piece for the same instrument; Gut The Priest - NunSlaughter / Mutilated Messiah - Maggots a contemporary Chinese piece for familiar orchestral instruments.
The range of music on Asia Music is extraordinary, both historically and sonically. Some pieces are over a thousand Akinaze No Kyoku - Various - Musical Treasures Of Japan old; others were written within the last decade. Instruments whose techniques and repertoires have developed over centuries are heard, such as the Indian sitarthe Chinese chengand the Japanese Akinaze No Kyoku - Various - Musical Treasures Of Japan . But modern instruments and technology have also become important features of contemporary Asian music and these recordings include works that combine traditional Oriental sounds with electronic instruments and processing.
For the casual listener, Asia Musicis the perfect introduction to some of the richest musical traditions in the world. Some of the most acclaimed Chinese classical or traditional musicians are included, but so are a number of musicians that have made reputations for themselves in the West, including flutist, Paul Horn, and synthesizer and drum master, Stomu Yamashta, the Monks of the Dip Tse Chok Ling Monastery share the stage with Krishna Chakravarty, a rare female sitar virtuoso.
Other artists include New Zealand's David Parsons, who uses electronic and sampling technology to weave the sounds of India and Tibet into his own music.
Some of the world's greatest artistic and musical treasures followed the famed Silk Road, the great trade route of Central Asia, from India through China and eventually on to Japan. Over the centuries, this migration has left its mark on the musical traditions of about half of the world's population; yet despite the recent Cut-7 - Jahroom - Cut-price Goods / Nyx in world music, much of the music of the Far East is still unfamiliar to Western listeners.
The range of music presented here is mirrored in the diversity LY - Back 2 Zanzibar its musicians. Kamimu performed by Tomoko Sunazaki. Raga Tilang by Paul Horn. Varuna Ghat Excerpt by David Parsons. Improvisation 2 by Masayuki Koga. Introspection by G. Qua cau gio bay Breeze Over the Bridge.
Manj-Khamaj performed by various artists. Sathouka performed by the Pinpeat Orchestra of Siem Riep. Sashi No Kyoku performed by Masayuki Koga. Music from Thailand The Idle Song-Thrush performed by various artists. The Praises for Guyashamaya Sangva Duva. Homeward Prose performed by Cheng Gong Liang.
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