Peaceful Evening

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All Music Guide - Carol Wright
Songbirds bid farewell to the day to begin this relaxing album of free-form music and nature sounds. Brothers Steve and David Gordon play guitar, flute, and piano, lyrical improvisations based on the rhythms of bird songs, crickets, and owls rather than standard beats. It's easy to let go and enjoy the resonant tones, the echoes of sound, and the carefree symphony of nature. The eight pieces have names -- "Circle of Warmth," "Nightflyer" -- but they flow together with ease. The synthesizer delay/echo on the flute on "Evenglow" is enchanting. The brothers record all their own nature sounds; this 1984 album predates the availability of most...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Carol Wright
Songbirds bid farewell to the day to begin this relaxing album of free-form music and nature sounds. Brothers Steve and David Gordon play guitar, flute, and piano, lyrical improvisations based on the rhythms of bird songs, crickets, and owls rather than standard beats. It's easy to let go and enjoy the resonant tones, the echoes of sound, and the carefree symphony of nature. The eight pieces have names -- "Circle of Warmth," "Nightflyer" -- but they flow together with ease. The synthesizer delay/echo on the flute on "Evenglow" is enchanting. The brothers record all their own nature sounds; this 1984 album predates the availability of most sampled sounds by several years.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 8/25/1998
  • Label: Sequoia Records
  • UPC: 727044720625
  • Catalog Number: 206
  • Sales rank: 144,865

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Dusk (5:08)
  2. 2 Changing Hues (4:02)
  3. 3 Under a Painted Sky (7:54)
  4. 4 Amethyst & Amber (4:14)
  5. 5 Deepening (2:48)
  6. 6 Circle of Warmth (8:17)
  7. 7 Night Flyer (11:02)
  8. 8 Gentle Breeze (5:09)
  9. 9 Radiant Sea (5:56)
  10. 10 Healing (6:20)
  11. 11 Evenglow (4:50)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
David & Steve Gordon Primary Artist, Multi Instruments
Steve Gordon Multi Instruments, Track Performer
Technical Credits
David & Steve Gordon Producer, Liner Notes
Steve Gordon Producer, Liner Notes
David Gordon Producer
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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    A gentle kickstart to my day

    A beautifully woven work of art. Blended perfectly with instrumentals and the always perfected sounds of nature. This is a great example of how to mix the two while maintaining peaceful sounds that don't wear one out. Great for my morning yoga!

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