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Call of the Mystic

by Karunesh

Bells, chimes, Tibetan bowls, sitar, sarod, bansuri flute and Chinese instruments blend with electronic sounds to come alive in a symphony of celebration -- irresistible to heart and mind.
Genre: New Age: New Age
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1. For The Joy Of It All
6:29 album only
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2. Hearing You Now
6:51 album only
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3. Monsoon's Dance
6:57 album only
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4. Mount Kahlash
5:58 album only
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5. Sunrise At The Ganges
5:58 album only
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6. Zensual
7:24 album only
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7. And The Grass Grows By Itself
5:43 album only
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8. Ancient Voices
5:20 album only

ABOUT THIS ALBUM


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Karunesh was born in 1956 in Cologne, Germany. Although he had been drawn to music as a child and played in bands as a teen, he chose to study graphic design as a career. After attaining his degree, the path did not feel right for him and as sometimes happens when we need to be reminded of a critical need for a change in direction, Karunesh was involved in a serious motorcycle accident. For two weeks, he was suspended between life and death, and this experience sparked the beginning of his spiritual path.

In 1979 he made his first journey to India and began to follow his heart. Karunesh later lived in an ashram in Germany for five years. Here, he had the opportunity to learn from and play together with musicians from cultures around the world. Music was a vital part of the mystical experience being pursued and where Karunesh (Sanskrit for "compassion") says he developed the ability to weave different styles and feelings together into a living symbiosis - a symbiosis carried by his own very unique and personal "melodies from the heart."

In 1984 Karunesh released his first album Sounds of the Heart, an album that quickly became a classic in the new age genre. More albums followed. With 450,000 albums sold to date, Karunesh has become established as one of the best-known artists in the genre.

Karunesh has lived in Maui, Hawaii, since 1992, bathed in the healing warmth and fragrances of the tropics. From this island's feminine embrace, he creates music that holds a beautiful, sacred and healing resonance for those who listen.

It was over breakfast one morning in Maui that Real Music president Terence Yallop, with his background of Taoist philosophy and t'ai chi, and Karunesh, musician, sat down to talk about their hopes and dreams. From this meeting their creative collaboration was formed and Zen Breakfast conceived. Nirvana Café, Karunesh's second album for Real Music was released in 2002 and Call of the Mystic in 2004.

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Laurie

call of the mystic
fabulous - relaxing, sensuous has been in the player since it arrived!
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