Annapurna: The Towering Sky

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All Music Guide - Jim Brenholts
Mark Hunton weaves acoustic instruments around and through electronics and processes to create gentle and subtle atmospheres on Annapurna: The Towering Sky. Spotted Peccary has a goal of creating new music native to North America. Hunton's list of instruments is long -- there are at least 33 different instruments on this CD. Such diversity is expected from the melting pot that is North America. The cultural diversity of this continent is wide and music native to this land must have many different influences. Diversity, however, is no excuse for overkill. Hunton has sacrificed musical integrity for diversity. Indeed, there are some great moments on this disc, but there are...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Jim Brenholts
Mark Hunton weaves acoustic instruments around and through electronics and processes to create gentle and subtle atmospheres on Annapurna: The Towering Sky. Spotted Peccary has a goal of creating new music native to North America. Hunton's list of instruments is long -- there are at least 33 different instruments on this CD. Such diversity is expected from the melting pot that is North America. The cultural diversity of this continent is wide and music native to this land must have many different influences. Diversity, however, is no excuse for overkill. Hunton has sacrificed musical integrity for diversity. Indeed, there are some great moments on this disc, but there are some weak moments as well.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 10/12/1999
  • Label: Spotted Peccary
  • UPC: 600028903125
  • Catalog Number: 9031
  • Sales rank: 309,517

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Mark Hunton Primary Artist, Primary Artist, Flute, Bongos, Conga, Drums, Marimbas, Ocarina, Bata, Shaker, Tibetan Bowls, Toms
Howard Givens Synthesizer, Guitar
Jon Jenkins Synthesizer, Choir, Chorus
Tony Karasek Tamboura, Sabar
David Helpling Synthesizer, Guitar
Burnett Anderson Trumpet
Sandip Berman Tabla
Mike Conlisk Koto
Matt Dixon Acoustic Guitar, Electric Guitar
Marcos Fernandes Percussion, Balafon, Snare Drums, Kick Horns
Brad Little Bass
Rick Mitchell Acoustic Guitar, Electric Guitar
Jim O'Meally Piano, Synthesizer Bells
John Adam Quinones Violin
Ed Raines Saxophone
Christy Tice Vocals
Digby Welch Guitar
Technical Credits
Howard Givens Producer, Mastering
Jon Jenkins Digital Editing
Greg Klamt Graphic Consultant
Mark Hunton Poetry, Producer, Engineer
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