Folklore is the sixth studio album by the new age band Forrest Fang It was released in 1995 through Cuneiform Records Track listing Personnel Songs Referenc.
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Folklore is the sixth studio album by the ambient musician Forrest Fang. It was released in 1995 through Cuneiform Records. All tracks written by Forrest Fang. Tashi Dhondup – vocals on "The Healing Stick of Cabeza de Vaca". Forrest Fang – instruments, production. Liu Qi-Chao – flute and suona on "The Bridge of Chüan-Chou V: The Eight Immortals". Robert Rich – flute and ocarina on "The Healing Stick of Cabeza de Vaca". Steve Roach – didgeridoo on "The Healing Stick of Cabeza de Vaca".
Folklore (Forrest Fang album). Folklore is the sixth studio album by the new age band Forrest Fang.
Folklore is one of his landmark releases. That term - "landmark release" - is used frequently to describe Fang 's releases. He has four or five releases and they are all landmarks of some sort or another. His signature style is to blend the folk music of his Chinese heritage with modern and electronic ambience. He combines traditional ethnic instruments with modern electronic instruments and techniques. The results are very deliberate and intricate atmospheres, some with edges and some smooth. Fang defines several moods with his melodies.
Folklore by Forrest Fang, released 01 January 1995 1. The Bridge of Chan-Chou I. Crossing the River 2. The Bridge of Chan-Chou II. The Dragon King's Advice 3. The Bridge of Chan-Chou III. Falling Stones (Kuan Yin) 4. Forrest combines influences and instruments of many lands together with a modern esthestic and electronic instruments. Forrest plays violin, sampler, and instruments from Bali, Botswana, China, India, Java, Kenya, Mexico, Mongolia, Syria and Thailand. His music is neither traditional nor "world music", but a personal mixture of influences instrumentation. Folklore is an exceptional record. The BENEFIT ALBUM for Hugh Hopper's family is now on Bandcamp! Cuneiform Records. If you like Folklore, you may also like: Scenes from a Ghost Train by Forrest Fang. supported by 5 fans who also own Folklore.
Forrest Fang is a veteran ambient musician. Folklore is one of his landmark releases. That term - "landmark release" - is used frequently to describe Fang's releases. Folklore is the sixth studio album by the ambient musician Forrest Fang.
Folklore is the sixth album by Forrest Fang, released on March 14, 1995 through Cuneiform Records. All songs written and composed by Forrest Fang.
Forrest Fang is a t and composer whose career spans over two decades. His eclectic style embraces Western and non-Western influences such as minimalism, Chinese classical music, and Balinese gamelan music. He has released ten recordings for the Ominous Thud, Cuneiform, Projekt and Hypnos labels. His most recent release is "Animism," released in June 2012 on Projekt. He has also been a guest artist on recordings by ambient artists Robert Rich and Carl Weingarten.
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|The Bridge Of Chüan-Chou|
|1||I: Crossing The River||6:26|
|2||II: The Dragon King's Advice||4:26|
|3||III: Falling Stones (Kuan Yin)||4:26|
|4||IV: An Offering Of Wood||6:01|
|5||V: The Eight Immortals
Guest [Guest Musician], Suona, Flute [Di-zu] – Liu Qi-ChaoGuest [Guest Musician], Zither [Gu-zheng] – Zhang Yan
|7||Receiving The Approaching Spirit||4:19|
|8||The Healing Stick Of Cabeza De Vaca
Guest [Guest Musician], Didgeridoo [Didjeridus] – Steve RoachGuest [Guest Musician], Ocarina [Double Ocarina], Flute [PVC Flutes] – Robert RichGuest [Guest Musician], Voice [Female Voices] – Tsering WongmoGuest [Guest Musician], Voice [Male Voices] – Tashi Dhondup
Guest [Guest Musician], Xylophone [Balinese Gender] – I Wayan Sujana
|10||A Shaman In Pursuit Of Chabui's Image||8:06|
- Copyright (c) – Forrest Fang
- Phonographic Copyright (p) – Cuneiform Records
- Recorded At – The Hangar, Richmond, CA
- Mixed At – Soundscape Studio
- Manufactured By – U.S. Optical Disc
- Composed By – I Wayan Sujana
- Design [Cover Design] – Jim Heartney
- Mixed By, Mastered By, Recorded By – Robert Rich
- Recorded By – Steve Roach
- Strings [Western And Non-Western Strings], Wind [Western And Non-Western Winds], Percussion [Western And Non-Western Percussion], Performer [Musical Objects], Electronics, Producer, Composed By, Arranged By, Engineer, Mixed By, Liner Notes – Forrest Fang
Notes© 1995 Forrest Fang
℗ 1995 Cuneiform Records
Ominous Thud Productions
Cat.# is Rune 68 on spines; RUNE 68 on disc.
Barcode and Other Identifiers
- Barcode (Text): 0 4577-50068-2 6
- Barcode (Scanned): 045775006826
- Matrix / Runout: RUNE 68 <01> U.S. OPTICAL DISC
Performer: Forrest Fang
Date of release: 1995
Style: Experimental, Ambient
Size MP3: 1879 mb
Size FLAC: 1426 mb
Rating: 4.1 / 5
Other Formats: RA VOX AAC VOC AHX MMF DXD