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Ocean Dreams
Bernie Krause
Ocean Dreams
Genres: Jazz, New Age, Pop
 
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Why are we so drawn to the ocean? Perhaps because our bodies so nearly reflect this soup that is so integral a part of our ancient beginnings--the saline liquid of ourlife's blood, the rhythm of our heart and breath--near...  more »

      
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All Artists: Bernie Krause
Title: Ocean Dreams
Members Wishing: 0
Total Copies: 0
Label: Miramar
Original Release Date: 4/1/1998
Re-Release Date: 4/21/1998
Genres: Jazz, New Age, Pop
Styles: Environmental, Meditation, Nature
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaCD Credits: 1
UPC: 090062311121

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Why are we so drawn to the ocean? Perhaps because our bodies so nearly reflect this soup that is so integral a part of our ancient beginnings--the saline liquid of ourlife's blood, the rhythm of our heart and breath--nearly every cell has a connection to some ocean-borne organism or feature. It provides a bountiful texture for our lives--food for our bodies, rhythm for our souls, the dynamic of tempest and calm reflecting our moods, water that nourishes the land we live on, and a place to find solace from the noise of the transformed territories, most of us call home. Sound is one of the unique ways we can take a hallowed journey from the shore, below the surface and back again, experiencing a feeling of continuous transformation from land to water and visualizing the images without ever opening our eyes. Before I became a naturalist and bio-acoustician, I had no idea that fishes sang or shrimp snapped their tiny claws. I wasn't even sure that they heard anything. Ah, but we know so little. Here's some of what we have found...

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Simply lovely
Carlos Hawes | Alabama USA | 12/10/2009
(5 out of 5 stars)

"Fantastic sound quality! Simple, unadorned ocean waves with no distracting "new age" piano or light jazz. Just the most beautiful "music" ever as written by the Creator with nothing added as nothing is needed."