Ancient is an album by Japanese new age artist, Kitarō, which was released in 2001. The album was nominated for 44th Grammy Awards New Age Best Album in 2002. All tracks written by Kitaro. Gary Barlough - Engineer. Barry Goldberg - Mix. Doug Sax - Mastering. Additional Personnel. Eiichi Naito - Management. Dino Malito - Management. Kazu Kuni - Art Direction & Design. Kitaro Official site (English). Kitaro Official site (Japanese). Kitaro TV - Kitaro's official YouTube page.
Kitaro's double-disc An Ancient Journey is collection of gentle, ethereal compositions utilizing his unique style of performance. Like any album in this genre, this is for very specific tastes only, but this is definitely one of the superior artists working in new age music
Redirected from An Ancient Journey (Kitarō album)). Kitarō (喜多郎), born Masanori Takahashi (高橋 正則) (February 4, 1953), is a Japanese recording artist, composer, record producer and arranger noted for his tal music, and is often associated and regarded as one of the most prominent musical acts of New-age music.
An Ancient Journey by Kitaro, released 26 February 2002 1. Whisper 2. Daichi 3. Tabiji 4. Wave Of Sand 5. Golden Mask 6. Fairy Of Water 7. Sampona 8. Toward The East 9. Maya Magic 10. Sumerian Magic 11. Inca 12. Wonderland I 13. Pray For Being 14. Sitara IV 15. Mori No Tami 16. The Pharaoh 17. Wonderland II 18. Main Theme Nile - Version II 1. In An Ancient Journey, Kitaro takes his audience on a trek to worlds far away. Listeners embark on a mysterious crusade, witnessing "the texture, life and spirit of the world's ancient people. In addition to his signature arrangements, the recording features a new addition to Kitaro's musician family, Kristin Kanda on flute.
In An Ancient Journey, Kitaro takes his audience on a trek to worlds far away using traditional Middle Eastern and Chinese instrumentation. However, there are hints of something new on An Ancient Journey that make it Kitaro's best album in a few years. His use of environmental sounds goes beyond cliché, weaving them into the music as rhythms and counterpoint instead of simple backdrops. In addition, Kitaro plays Native American flute on several tracks, and the simplicity and one-octave range of the instrument seem to focus him into a delicate, more personal sound heard on pieces like "Waves of Sand" and "Inca
|Wave Of Sand|
|Fairy Of Water|
|Toward The East|
|Pray For Being|
|Main Theme Nile - Version II|
|ISRCCN-D16-02-305-00/AJ6||Kitaro||An Ancient Journey (HDCD, Album, 24b)||Rock Records & Tapes||ISRCCN-D16-02-305-00/AJ6||Taiwan||2001|
|BVCP-27015~6||喜多郎*||An Ancient Journey = 永遠の時を (2xCD, Album, Promo)||Domo Records, Inc.||BVCP-27015~6||Japan||2001|
|CD 51789||Kitaro||An Ancient Journey (2xCD, Album)||Domo Records, Inc.||CD 51789||US||2002|
|73002-2||Kitaro||An Ancient Journey (2xCD, Album)||Domo Records, Inc.||73002-2||US||2002|