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MUSIC FROM CHINA AND INDIA

THE FAR EAST & ASIA

Track & Title

Description

Composer

Duration

1. WATER LILIES

Slow tempo, reflective, romantic, nostalgic theme relating to China and the Far East, instruments featured – guzhen, ur-hu, bell tree

Timothy Donovan

2’23

2. TEMPLE GONGS

Free tempo, monastic, religious, reverent theme relating to China and the Far East, instruments featured – gongs, bell tree, cymbals, finger cymbals

Timothy Donovan

2’15

3. MONASTERY

Free tempo, mystical, reverent, magical, haunting theme relating to China and the Far East, instruments featured – flute, guzhen, gong

Timothy Donovan

3’36

4. ORIENTAL MYSTERY

Medium-slow tempo, ethereal, mystical, bright, light melodic theme relating to China and the Far East, instruments featured – Chinese orchestra with yangching, shakuhachi, wind chimes

Robert Fossey

2’45

5. INDIAN SUMMER

Medium tempo, percussive, insistent, mystical, banquet, celebratory theme relating to the Indian subcontinent, instruments featured – sitar, flute, tampura, tablas

Timothy Donovan

6. MODERN INDIA

Medium-up tempo, bright, rhythmic, exotic, modern day theme relating to the Indian subcontinent, instruments featured – flute, sitar, tampura, bass bansuri, tablas, electric piano, bass, percussion

Timothy Donovan

2’19

7. DAYBREAK INDIA

Medium tempo, dramatic, processional, mystical, light melody, ceremonial theme relating to the Indian subcontinent, instruments featured – shani, udu pots, sitar, tambura swirl

Barbara Mulree

2’26

8. LIFE IN CHINA

Medium-slow tempo, light flute melody, percussive, dramatic, ceremonial theme relating to China, instruments featured – biang quing, liuqin, gong, flute, bell tree, cymbals, percussion

Timothy Donovan

2’56

9. MYSTIC LANDS

Free tempo, mystical, floating, drifting, ethereal, light flute and sitar melody relating to India and the Far East, instruments featured – bells of sama, flautwist, sitar, ethereal pad

David Cherrett

2’24

10. FAR EAST

Slow tempo, percussive, flute melody, processional, travelling theme relating to China and the Far East, instruments featured – flutes, ur-hu, liuqin, dragon drums

Timothy Donovan

3’45

11. SUNSET

Medium tempo, ethereal, gentle, relaxed, dreamy, innocent, light melody theme relating to India, China and the Far East, instruments featured – quena, bell tree vox, rama cymbals, music bells

Wendy Patrick

2’26

12. MYSTERIOUS EAST

Free tempo, haunting, mysterious, dramatic theme relating to China and the Far East, instruments featured – guzhen, flutes, bell tree, gongs, wind chimes, bangu, percussion

Timothy Donovan

3’06

13. SPIRITUALITY

Free tempo, reverent, mysterious, haunting, meditative, reflective theme relating to the Indian subcontinent, instruments featured – sitar, tampura, bass bansuri

Timothy Donovan

2’38

14. MODERN DAY CHINA

Medium-up tempo, female vocal, bright, rhythmic, modern day theme relating to China, instruments featured – female voice, ur-hu, synth, electric guitar, percussion

Timothy Donovan

2’47

15. AUTUMN COLOURS

Slow tempo, nostalgic, mysterious, haunting but tranquil, rustic, humble theme relating to China and the Far East, instruments featured – Chinese orchestra with kawala, cimbalom, wind chimes

Barbara Mulree

2’41

16. MEDITATION

Slow tempo, reverent, pensive, calm, reflective, nostalgic theme relating to China, India and the Far East, instruments featured – bass flute, guzhen, wind chimes

Timothy Donovan

3’10

17. SANSKRIT

Medium-up tempo, sitar melody, female vocal, happy, bright, rhythmic theme relating to the Indian subcontinent, instruments featured -female vocal, sitar, tablas, percussion

Timothy Donovan

4’22

18. ARDUOUS JOURNEY

Slow tempo, ethereal, percussive, travelling, mystical, dramatic theme relating to the Indian subcontinent, instruments featured – sitar, bass bansuri, flute, tampura, percussion

Timothy Donovan

4’06

19. CHINESE WAY

Slow tempo, light melody, nostalgic, mournful, ceremonial theme relating to China, instruments featured – pipa, bian qing, ur-hu, flute, percussion

Timothy Donovan

3’49

20. TIBETAN PRAYER

Free tempo, reverent, monastic, ethereal, ceremonial, ritualistic theme relating to Tibet, China and the Far East, instruments featured – Tibetan prayer bowls, Tibetan flute, wind chimes

Timothy Donovan

1’35

21. TAJ MAHAL

Free tempo, mysterious, mystical, haunting, relating to India, instruments featured – flute and sitar

Timothy Donovan

4’12

22. FISHING JUNKS

Free-slow tempo, light, bright, relaxed, melodic theme relating to China and the Far East, instruments featured – yangching, flute, bell tree, finger cymbals

Timothy Donovan

4’08

23. GHOST STORY

Free tempo, haunting, eerie, ghostly, expectant theme relating to China and the Far East, instruments featured – flute and wind chimes

Timothy Donovan

1’18

24. ENLIGHTENMENT

Medium tempo, percussive, meditational, enlightening, sitar melody theme relating to India and the Far East, instruments featured – sitar, tampura, tablas, percussion

Timothy Donovan

2’21

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