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Excellent composition of music
on 1 October 2015
Not sure how I missed this in 1994. I vaguely remember billboard posters using the same cover art as the CD, i.e. the photo of the 'American Indian' staring out around that time (scarily 21 years ago).
It takes a few 'listens' before this then really gets under your skin. It's fantastic music to drive to, while pondering what the chanting means ; the tragic destruction of peoples of an ancient civilisation, I believe is the theme.
A note about Track 5 : for me the stand out track, it is stunning and beautiful, but there is not a single track that is not of a high quality.
Quite a few tracks are underlined by some deeply moving Cello (I think it's Cello).
This music could be categorised as New Age. Some of it is reminiscent of Enigma's sounds, though I have to say, even though I quite like Enigma, there is something to this composition by Claus Zundel that has more depth, quality, emotion and meaning - can't easily put this into words.
I don't give out 5 stars like so much confetti, but this I feel deserves the full set. Can't wait to listen to this on a proper hi-fi system.
It's inspired me to look into the undoubtedly tragic story that lead to modern day North America - Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee at the top of my reading list.