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Ancient

by Kitaro

2002 Grammy Award Nominee album. Take an extravagant excursion through the ancient civilizations of Egypt, Mesopotamia, the Indus Valley and China with Grammy Award winner Kitaro on his latest release, "Ancient".
Genre: New Age: New Age
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1. Prologue
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2. Main Theme NILE
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3. Ancient of Wind
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4. Ritual Dance
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5. Water Of Mystery
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6. Tumba Dance
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7. Wave From Ancient
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8. Spirit Of Harp
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9. Great Pyramid
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10. Mysterious Triangle
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11. ITONAMI
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12. Unicorn
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13. Crystal Sand
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14. Dholavira
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ABOUT THIS ALBUM


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For over a quarter century, Japan's Kitaro has been an internationally recognized icon and globally acclaimed composer and musician. Influenced early on by American rock and R&B, Kitaro began experimenting with synthesizers and a rainbow of unconventional sounds in the mid-'70s. His pioneering fusion of electronic artistry, traditional Japanese forms, and pop-inflected Western idioms created a lush, harmonic, and poetic sound that won the now legendary artist a huge international following. 1980's Volume 1 in the revered Silk Road series is considered an all-time masterpiece, with subsequent volumes only adding to its luster. '87's GRAMMY-nominated The Light Of The Spirit, a collaboration with Grateful Dead drummer Mickey Hart, exceeded sales of two million in the U.S. alone, elevating Kitaro's presence Stateside to an unprecedented degree. 1992's transcendent Dream, made with Yes' Jon Anderson, was also a smash, and other highlights are too numerous to single out.

2000's Thinking Of You, which online music bible allmusic.com called "one of the most beautiful CDs of all time," won a GRAMMY for Best New Age Album, and Kitaro is universally acknowledged as a founding architect of the genre. That being said, Kitaro's atmospheric, powerfully emotive, and multi-textured music truly defies the constraints of any genre, epitomizing what Domo Records founder Eiichi Naito identifies as the label's guiding principle—"To provide a home for both the creators and aficionados of quality music beyond the borders of categorization."

Most fundamentally, at its heart, Kitaro's music is always about sending a profound message of peace and spiritual development, both personally and globally. With Sacred Journey Of Ku-kai Volume 2, the artist's lifelong vision coalesces into an elegant and wondrously integrated master work. The first in an important series, it offers a beautifully expressed and richly resonant experience through which to contemplate our changing world.

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Ben Baszis


You can tell this Kitaro's work, and you can tell that it has some middle east influence blending in
with the oriental heratge.
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George Maltese

Ancient: Kitaro
I love this CD. Each song has a unique \"ancient world\" feel about it. I listened to the cd the 1st time, without reading any of the titles, and each song really does have a special \"flavor\" of its own, that evokes mental images of far-away lands and thier people.
Really nice.
Thanks
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Gretchen


An enchanting New Age musical journey through the civilizations of the ancient world.
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