An Ancient Journey

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A double-disc exploration of the exotic, An Ancient Journey is the follow up to star composer Kitaro's Ancient. Exploring the cultures of Japan, Persia, Egypt, and pre-Columbian Latin America, Kitaro creates dramatic sonic vistas that engage the mind and charge the soul.
All Music Guide - Bradley Torreano
Kitaro's double-disc An Ancient Journey is collection of gentle, ethereal compositions utilizing his unique style of performance. Blending traditional Japanese instruments with lush keyboards, Kitaro crafted some very relaxing and meditative music on this album. Like any album in this genre, this is for very specific tastes only, but this is ...
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Editorial Reviews

Barnes & Noble
A double-disc exploration of the exotic, An Ancient Journey is the follow up to star composer Kitaro's Ancient. Exploring the cultures of Japan, Persia, Egypt, and pre-Columbian Latin America, Kitaro creates dramatic sonic vistas that engage the mind and charge the soul.
All Music Guide - Bradley Torreano
Kitaro's double-disc An Ancient Journey is collection of gentle, ethereal compositions utilizing his unique style of performance. Blending traditional Japanese instruments with lush keyboards, Kitaro crafted some very relaxing and meditative music on this album. Like any album in this genre, this is for very specific tastes only, but this is definitely one of the superior artists working in new age music. With gorgeous melodies and a penchant for keeping things low-key, Kitaro's An Ancient Journey is a proper follow-up to 2001's Ancient that should keep fans happy and possibly gain him new followers within the genre.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 2/26/2002
  • Label: Domo Records
  • UPC: 794017300221
  • Catalog Number: 73002
  • Sales rank: 162,091

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Whisper (4:23)
  2. 2 Daichi (6:10)
  3. 3 Tabiji (4:40)
  4. 4 Wave of Sand (4:46)
  5. 5 Golden Mask (2:53)
  6. 6 Fairy of Water (4:22)
  7. 7 Sampona Dance (4:46)
  8. 8 Toward the East (5:53)
  9. 9 Maya Magic (6:33)
Disc 2
  1. 1 Sumerian Magic (3:12)
  2. 2 Inca (3:47)
  3. 3 Wonderland I (4:43)
  4. 4 Pray for Being (3:28)
  5. 5 Silara IV (6:34)
  6. 6 Mori No Tami (7:42)
  7. 7 The Pharaoh (3:28)
  8. 8 Wonderland II (3:23)
  9. 9 Main Theme Nile (Version 2) (3:49)
  10. 10 Sumerian Magic II (3:12)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Kitaro Primary Artist
Gary Barlough Synclavier
Kristin Stordahl Kanda Flute, Alto Flute
Technical Credits
Kitaro Arranger, Producer
Doug Sax Mastering
Flavia Cureteu Art Direction, Illustrations
Dino Malito Direction, Management
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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    Evolved - good listen

    Kitaro has once again pierced through the layers of mountains and oceans to bring the other parts of the world to us. And unlike previous albums, this one takes a different turn in style while maintaining the basis of his creations.

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