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Silk Road Suite
Kitaro
Silk Road Suite
Genres: Special Interest, New Age, Pop, Broadway & Vocalists
 
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Digitally remastered reissue of this 1980 album from the famed Japanese keyboard player. Kitaro's pioneering use of synthesizers, exotic plucked and percussion instruments helped sell over 20 million albums. Today, at this...  more »

      
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All Artists: Kitaro
Title: Silk Road Suite
Members Wishing: 2
Total Copies: 0
Label: 101 DISTRIBUTION
Release Date: 8/4/2009
Album Type: Import
Genres: Special Interest, New Age, Pop, Broadway & Vocalists
Styles: Holiday & Wedding, Easy Listening, Musicals
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaCD Credits: 1

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Album Description
Digitally remastered reissue of this 1980 album from the famed Japanese keyboard player. Kitaro's pioneering use of synthesizers, exotic plucked and percussion instruments helped sell over 20 million albums. Today, at this turning point in the world's history when a longing for peace and political change occupies the thoughts of countless people, Kitaro's musical message could not be more topical - or more relevant. Membran. 2009.

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CD Reviews

It would be a tragedy if this album goes out of print
Marsha B. Rupe | Albuquerque, New Mexico USA | 11/15/2003
(5 out of 5 stars)

"A friend played this album for me in 1991 -- on mint-condition vinyl -- and I was so stunned by the beauty of the music that I ran out and purchased a copy on CD, even though I had yet to purchase my first CD player. "Silk Road Suite" was an incredible improvement on the synthesiser-drive album "Silk Road" because it was recorded with the London Symphony Ochestra. I now own 11 Kitaro albums (and saw Kitaro live in 1999 in Albuquerque, New Mexico), and this remains my favorite. I listen to the back-to-back songs "Peace" and "Journey" to begin meditations. Whenever I play this CD at my office, people invitably ask, "Who is that?" and "Where can I get a copy?" It's too bad there are no longer song samples for this album. A good comparison might be the orchestration of "Kojiki," although "Silk Road Suite" is generally a gentler album. I plan on obtaining a second copy, for fear my single CD copy may develop a glitch and become unplayable."
The magical best cd of Kitaro
Javier | Buenos Aires, Argentina | 04/04/2005
(5 out of 5 stars)

"In this CD Kitaro explodes the magical and misterious ways of the life. Songs like Peace or Bell Tower have the particularity of move our mind to another place."