Various ‎– Trance - Authentic Trance Music From Sacred Traditions

Ellipsis Arts ‎– CD4340
3 × CD, Compilation


Since time immemorial, certain individuals have known how to penetrate the veil that seperates ordinary awareness from the extraordinary. In trance, some enter a deeply altered state where mundane self lets go, opening to alternate realities. Many of the world's great spirituals traditions use music to effect this opening.
Each CD has detailed booklets.

1-1: Sufi Dervish Rite (rec. Istanbul, May 1999)
1-2: Tibetan Overtone Chant (rec. Shartse Dratsang Garden Monastery, Mundgod, Karnataka, South India, February 1987)
1-3: Indian Dhrupad (rec. Triveni Auditorium, New Dehli, April 1994)
2-1: Naqshbandi Sufis (rec. Turkestan)
2-2, 2-3: Healing and Trance in Marocco
2-4: recorded at the Balinese Trance Festival (no info)
3-1: Zen Shakuhachi Flute (Japanese Buddhism)
3-2: Mbira Spirit Ceremony (Zimbabwe)
3-3, 3-4: Sacred Tembang Sunda Of West Java
3-3: Jemplang Leumpang (Anonymous) / Muara Beres & Lokatmala (Bakang Abubakar)
3-4: Tahajud (Bakang Abubakar) / Lumngis (Uking Sukri)

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 052296434021
  • Other: CD1 Catalogue Number: CD4310
  • Other: CD2 Catalogue Number: CD4320
  • Other: CD3 Catalogue Number: CD4330