Posts Tagged ‘Tibetan Music’

Lotus Festival review

Walker Art Center, Minneapolis

“Deep stirrings I can’t even begin to discuss here were triggered by the sound of Chö, and from the response I felt from the audience, it wasn’t just happening to me.”

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Ottawa Citizen

1996-choyingdekenagi

American guitarist and soundscape artist Steve Tibbetts was in the middle of his first tour in support of the album Chö last November, and things seemed to be going pretty smoothly.  Until he lost one of the Tibetan nuns.

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Chö Part 1: Intro

Choying Drolma and Nuns

Recorded in New York City at the Knitting Factory, August 1999 · Chöying Drolma, Lodro, Sherab:  voice and percussion; Steve Tibbetts: guitar and samples; Marc Anderson: percussion and samples

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Chö Part 2: Kangyi Tengi

Choying Drolma at the Knitting Factory

Recorded in New York City at the Knitting Factory, August 1999 · Chöying Drolma, Lodro, Sherab: voice and percussion; Steve Tibbetts: guitar and samples; Marc Anderson: percussion and samples

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Chö Part 5: Om Pana Phem

Choying and Nuns' hands making mudras

Recorded in New York City at the Knitting Factory, August 1999 · Chöying Drolma, Lodro, Sherab: voice and percussion; Steve Tibbetts: guitar and samples; Marc Anderson: percussion and samples

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Chö Part 6: Tsok-lu

Steve Tibbetts playing guitar

Recorded in New York City at the Knitting Factory, August 1999 · Chöying Drolma, Lodro, Sherab: voice and percussion; Steve Tibbetts: guitar and samples; Marc Anderson: percussion and samples

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Chö Part 7: Kyema Mimin

Recorded in New York City at the Knitting Factory, August 1999 · Chöying Drolma, Lodro, Sherab: voice and percussion; Steve Tibbetts: guitar and samples; Marc Anderson: percussion and samples

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Chö Part 8: Mönlam, Tal, and end

Choying Drolma

Recorded in New York City at the Knitting Factory, August 1999 · Chöying Drolma, Lodro, Sherab: voice and percussion; Steve Tibbetts: guitar and samples; Marc Anderson: percussion and samples

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Minneapolis Star-Tribune, 1998

Nuns with Triplets

“The lead singer sits at a low table on the garage-studio floor. Wrapped in a purple robe, she sings with her nearly shaved head bowed slightly, eyes closed, hands folded in her lap. Her face shows nothing but calm. Her lips barely move, and at times it’s difficult to tell whether she is singing or it’s a recording that’s being played back.”

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