Michael Ormiston, Candida Valentino ‎– Chintamani (Precious Jewel)

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Amina ‎– Amina 2010
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CD, Album
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1 Dorvon Nastai Khaluin/Dreamsteppe/Danceland
Composed By – Candida Valentino, Michael Ormiston
6:48
2 Adyglarym, Börülerim! (My Bears, My Wolves!)
Composed By – Candida Valentino, Michael Ormiston
6:09
3 Tarim Basin Blues
Composed By – Candida Valentino, Michael Ormiston
7:37
4 Mountain Ovoo Medley
Composed By – Michael Ormiston
7:01
5 Chintamani (Precious Jewel)
Composed By – Candida Valentino, Michael Ormiston
8:22
6 Fountain Of Creation
Composed By – Candida Valentino, Michael Ormiston
6:53
7 Forest Feast
Composed By – Michael Ormiston
4:12
8 Soul To Save Pt1 Soul Alaap. Pt2 Soul To Save
Composed By – Michael Ormiston
7:20
9 Morin Khuur Magtaal
Composed By – Michael Ormiston
6:45
10 For Ella & Amber
Composed By – Candida Valentino, Michael Ormiston
11:38

Notes

Chintamani “Precious Jewel” is inspired by Mongolian Overtone & Undertone singing, Ancient Central Asian stories, the sacredness of the Earth, Tuvan Shamanic Bear Song and the eternity of the universal spiritual vibration. It features the Morin Khuur (Mongolian Horse Head Fiddle), Dombra (Kazakh Lute), Saz (Turkish Lute), Seljefløyte (Norwegian Overtone Flute), Ney (Turkish End blown Flute), Mongolian Shaman Drum & Mongolian Jew’s Harps

Vocal Techniques and Musical Instruments

Khöömii: Mongolian Overtone Singing, Khargyraa: Tuvan Sub-Harmonic Singing, Borbannadyr: Tuvan “Rolling” Overtones
Khailakh: Western Mongolian Epic Voice, Western Overtone Singing, normal singing voice, Katadjak: Inuit Throat Rasping
Ululation, Flat Backed Bouzouki, Tömör Khuur: Metal Jew’s harp, Khalsun Khuur: Bamboo Jew’s harp, Limbe: Mongolian Mirliton Flute

Zurna: Central Asian Oboe , Daf: Central Asian Frame Drum, Ney: Turkish End Blown Flute, Morin Khuur: Mongolian HorseHead Fiddle
Dombra : Kazakh Fretted Lute, Khengereg : Mongolian Shaman Drum, Seljefløyte : Norwegian Overtone Flute, Electric Bass
E-bow 12 String Electric Guitar, Saz : Turkish Long Necked Lute, Esraj : Bengali Fretted Fiddle, Native American Flute, Duduk : Armenian Oboe
Tin Whistle, Tibetan Singing Bowl, Yatag : Mongolian long boxed Zither, various percussion, Struck & E-bow Chord Zither

all compositions © 2010 Michael Ormiston & Candida Valentino. Recorded Spring 2010 at Chamber 23 studios. London

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