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Slow Music for Fast Times


  • 0. DISC 1:
    1. Rainstreet - Kevin Braheny/Tim Clark
    2. Realm of Refraction - Steve Roach
    3. Flame and Circle - Tim Story
    4. Children - David Darling
    5. Long Ago - Martin Tillman/Tim Wheater/Hoppe/Tillman/Wheather
    6. Buddha, La - Thomas Barquee
    7. Gopinatha - Rasa
    8. Big Brain Small Brain - Bruce Kaphan
    9. Selene - Mychael Danna
    10. Sky 1 - Mychael Danna
    11. Sabana - Michael Stearns
    12. Into the Vast - Coyote Oldman
    13. Cobalt - Oystein Sevg
    14. 4 a.m. - John Boswell
    15. Lake Isle of Innisfree - Bill Douglas
    0. DISC 2:
    1. Choral Masterworks: Alleluia - St Petersberg Chamber Choir
    2. String Chorale, December 1994 - David Darling
    3. Lamentation of Turlough O'Carolan, The - John Doan
    4. Oasis - Paul Sauvanet
    5. Sagrada Familia - Robert Rich
    6. Colis - Robert Rich
    7. Moghul Lace - Al Gromer Khan
    8. Boot and Paisley - Khan/Taschner
    9. Mumtaz - Al Gromer Khan
    10. Sirena - Alio Die/Robert Rich
    11. Crystal Canyon - Michael Stearns
    12. Luna, La - Robert Rich/Steve Roach
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  • Additional Info
    Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): 411206

  • Credits
    ProducerDavid Darling; Ellen Holmes; Kai Taschner; John Boswell; John Doan; Kevin Braheny; Al Gromer Khan; Michael Graham Allen; Michael Hoppe; Michael Stearns; Mychael Danna; Oystein Sevag; Paul Sauvanet; Robert Rich; Stephen Hill; Steve Roach; Thomas Barquee; Tim Clark; Barry Stramp; Bill Douglas; Tim Story; Billy Oskay; Hans Christian; Brian Keane; Bruce Kaphan
    EngineerKai Taschner; Michael Graham Allen; Barry Stramp

    Personnel: Kim Waters, Thomas Barquee (vocals).
    Director: Nikolai Korniev.
    Slow Music for Fast Times is exactly that. Taken from the NPR program "Hearts of Space," it calls itself a "long drink from an oasis." It certainly has a soothing, contemplative feel to it. The music is slow and nicely varied, ranging from choral pieces ("Choral Masterworks: Alleluia") to chanting ("La Buddha") to a guitar-based sound ("The Lamentation of Turlough O'Carolan"). David Darling's "Children" is one of the most outstanding pieces in the project. It is particularly affecting, with a haunting, bittersweet sound to it. John Boswell's "4 a.m" is another outstanding piece; it's evocative and moody, somehow capturing exactly what 4 a.m. sounds like. Bill Douglas' "Lake Isle of Innisfree" has an a cappella opening and a woodsy, open feel to it. Slow Music for Fast Times is background music; quiet and atmospheric, it's music to read, relax, or go to sleep to. ~ Melinda Hill

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