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Teiji ItoThe Shamanic Principles

Teiji Ito - The Shamanic Principles album cover
Label:Tzadik – TZ 8048
Series:Composer Series
Format:
CD, Album
Country:US
Released:
Genre:Stage & Screen
Style:Abstract, Score, Experimental

Tracklist

1Axis Mundi
Rattle [Horn, Boar Tooth, Deer], Trumpet [Bamboo], Performer [Vaccines, Kokoriko], Whistle [Cricket], Drums [Hand], Bullroarer, Conch [Conch Shells], Berimbau, Shaker, Wind [Duck Calls], Kazoo, Kalimba [Thumb Piano], Jew's Harp, Percussion [Ratchets, Rasps, Scrapers, Stones, Miscellaneous], Cymbal [Tibet], Ocarina [Double], Flute, Flute [Quena, Peruvian, Eaglebone], Shakuhachi, Whistling, Cuica, VoiceDan Erkkila, Genji Ito, Teiji Ito
32:50
Quetzalcoatl(30:15)
2I Opening Chant/Gemstones5:24
3II Toltec Flute Medley3:15
4III The Story Of Quetzalcoatl13:37
5IV Travel Song/A Great White Eagle7:52
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Credits

Notes

Axis Mundi recorded at The Chapel, Center Stage, Baltimore, 1982. Quetzalcoatl recorded in rehearsal c.1980.

Tracks 2 to 5 feature an unknown flautist, possibly Dan Erkkila, and two unknown percussionists, possibly Genji Ito and Yukio Tsuji, who play water drum, gamelan, frame drum, various hand drums, finger cymbals, bass drum, shakers, triangle, gongs, berimbau, xylophone, log drum, woodblocks, steel drum, drum set, sleight bells, bells, thumb piano, glockenspiel, and miscellaneous percussion.

All materials are used by permission from the Ito Estate.
These recordings were made available for release through the kind cooperation of the Teiji Ito Collection of Noncommercial Recordings, c.1952-1982 at the Rodgers & Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound/The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts and the Teiji Ito Estate. Axis Mundi was first released by Steve Peters on ¿What Next? in 1996.
Special thanks to Guy Klucevsek, Steve Peters, Sara Velez, Tom Christie and of course Tavia Ito.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 7 02397-8048-2 6
  • Matrix / Runout: IFPIL250 TZACD8048 2n

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