Asia Music

Asia Music

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Asia is a thoughtful blend of the new and old, from musicians representing each major Eastern tradition, with the music of India, Japan, China and Tibet. Indian sitar, Chinese cheng and Japanese koto, as ancient as the cultures themselves, are heard side-by-side with contemporary Asian music and works that combine traditional Oriental sounds with electronic

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Asia is a thoughtful blend of the new and old, from musicians representing each major Eastern tradition, with the music of India, Japan, China and Tibet. Indian sitar, Chinese cheng and Japanese koto, as ancient as the cultures themselves, are heard side-by-side with contemporary Asian music and works that combine traditional Oriental sounds with electronic instruments and processing. These selections span the rich catalog of Celestial Harmonies -- you'll hear David Parsons, Paul Horn, Stomu Yamashta and Terry Riley as well as Sunazaki, Koga, Yas-Kaz, Asia">{|Asiabeat and {|the Monks of The Dip Tse Chok Ling Monastery">Asiabeat">Asia">{|Asiabeat and {|the Monks of The Dip Tse Chok Ling Monastery. ~ Backroads Music/Heartbeats

Product Details

Release Date:
06/06/1994
Label:
Celestial Harmonies
UPC:
0013711406825
catalogNumber:
14068
Rank:
147888

Tracks

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Paul Horn   Flute,Bass Flute,Track Performer
Osamu Kitajima   Track Performer
Yas-Kaz   Percussion,Pipe,Multi Instruments,Track Performer
Masakazu Yoshizawa   Track Performer
Stomu Yamashta   Synthesizer,Percussion,Track Performer
Hubei Song and Dance Ensemble   Track Performer
Masayuki Koga   Shakuhachi,Track Performer
Tomoko Sunazaki   Track Performer
Krishna Chakravarty   Sitar,Track Performer
Monks of the Dip Tse Chok Ling Monastery   Track Performer
Stephanie Angel   Violin,Cello,Viola,Track Performer
Vinay Bharat-Ram   Track Performer
Paul Buckmaster   Conductor
Du Chong   Flute,Ocarina,Track Performer
Geoffrey Hales   Percussion,Track Performer
Gaffer Hyder   Tabla
Hidenori Iwata   Flute,Track Performer
Sen Izumi   Synthesizer,Track Performer
Deng Jina-Dong   Track Performer
Gay Kagy   Tanpura,Track Performer
Chito Kawachi   Keyboards
Gaffar Hyder Khan   Tabla,Track Performer
Hidetoshi Kobinata   Tamboura,Track Performer
Takashi Kokubo   Synthesizer,Track Performer
Nantha Kumar   Percussion,Track Performer
Daisaku Kume   Track Performer
Cheng Gong Lian   Track Performer
David Mingyue Liang   Zither,Track Performer
Chhotelal Mishra   Tabla,Track Performer
Taiko Nishimura   Percussion,Multi Instruments
Mohd Nor   Percussion,Track Performer
David Parson   Synthesizer,Sampling,Tape,Track Performer
Satyadev Pawar   Track Performer
Andy Peterson   Bass
Lewis Pragasam   Drums,Track Performer
Mohammed Rafi   Mandolin,Harp
Shao Ren-Xing   Percussion,Track Performer
G.S. Sachdev   Flute,Track Performer
Jose Elhmir Saison   Keyboards
Kiyohiko Senba   Track Performer
Elf Souders   Track Performer,Swar Peti
Gopal Verma   Tamboura,Track Performer
Toshiyuki Watanabe   Track Performer
Wang Wen-Li   Dulcimer,Track Performer
Peng Xiancheng   Conductor
Ma Xiao-lan   Harp,Track Performer
Norihiko Yamanuki   Synthesizer
Ma Mei Ye   Track Performer
Asiabeat   Track Performer
Shanghai Film Orchestra   Track Performer
Gopal Krishan   Zither,Track Performer
Makoto Matsuchita   Guitar
Takayoshi Watanabe   Voices,Track Performer
Yin Weihe   Flute,Track Performer
Allauddin Khan   Track Performer
Liu Bo   Lute,Track Performer
Chen Lei-ji   Zither,Track Performer
Wang Yongji   Conductor

Technical Credits

Hubei Song and Dance Ensemble   Contributor
John A. Schaefer   Liner Notes
Nancy Hennings   Cover Design
Hôzan Yamamoto   Composer
Liu Yuan   Arranger

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Asia Music 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
you might be inclined to think that two discs of eclectic asian music is one disc too many but I assure you this is not the case. The selection is seamless and timeless and only leaves you wishing for more. A wonderful introduction to the classical musical styles of asia.