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[LIMITED] [VINYL] Sacred Journey of Ku-Kai Vol.4 w/ Kitaro Autograph & Photo Book w/ Special CD Set

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  • SKU#:  kukai4_lp_photo_book
  • Shipping Weight:  2.03lbs
  • Added Date:  Friday 21 October, 2011

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This set come with following item.
1 x Sacred Journey of Ku-Kai Volume 4 with Kitaro Autograph (HiFi Audio)
1 x Kitaro Photo Book with a Special CD

[About Vinyl]
LIMITED EDITION / (DOUBLE)12 Inch LP Record (180 Gram Vinyl)
Sacred Journey of Ku-Kai Volume 4 is the fourth in a series of a collection of works and peace-themed albums inspired by the classic Buddhist pilgrimage to the 88 sacred temples on Japan's remote Shikoku Island. Inspired by a journey taken by the beloved Buddhist monk Ku-Kai over a millennium ago, via the music contained in Sacred Journey of Ku-kai Volume 4, Kitaro continues to explore uncharted waters with his magnificently expansive vision and ever-questing spirit.

This album breaks new ground from the previous three CD's in this unique series of recordings. Steve Kindler's outstanding artistry on the violin adds a new dimension to the series. This expanded musical direction on Ku-Kai comes partially as a result of his unusual background and the location of the Temples spotlighted in volume 4. Violinist Kindler played in The Honolulu Symphony, but he cut his jazz chops as a member of John McLaughlin's fusion band making this particular musician a perfect fit for Kitaro's non-stop exploration of music's possibilities.

In a departure from volumes 1-3, the Temples featured in Ku-Kai 4 are located closer to the Pacific Ocean. In this release, Kitaro is channeling a uniquely different part of the island and the journey through his music. Kitaro, the consummate musical storyteller, is now relating a part of the legend of Ku-Kai that connects us to his story and 'peace' not easily told but ultimately understood.

Song List:

Disc 1 - Side 1
01. Lotus Mountain
02. Yakushi

Disc 1 - Side 2
03. Magic Seeds
04. Reflection Of Water

Disc 2 - Side 3
05. South Wind
06. Circle Pray

Disc 2 - Side 4
07. Requiem
08. Ritual Winds

[About Photo Book]
For more than a quarter century, Kitaro has been an internationally recognized icon, globally acclaimed composer and musician. Kitaro has also been an avid photographer throughout the years as well. This 25 page book is a stylish collection that draws on dozens of breathtaking images of Colorodo, his home studio and performances from around the world. This limited edition book is accompanied with a CD sampler of music inspired by some of these images.

Book Size: 8 inch (20 cm) x 9 inch (23 cm)
25 Pages Full Color
MADE IN JAPAN

Song List

01.  "Estrella" from Thinking of You
02.  "Planet" from An Enchanted Evening
03.  "Voice of The Wind" from Shikoku 88 kasho
04.  "Mercury" from Live In Europe (Unreleased Version)
05.  "Thinking of You" from Thinking of You