Despite its hefty, hardbound, 300-plus-page book and attendant top price, Jordi Savall's Venezia Millenaria has appeared on commercial sales charts. It's easy to see why: this is one of Savall's most ambitious concepts, covering the promised millennium of the history of the city of Venice, Italy, plus a bit more as a bonus, taking you up to the end of Venice's independence. The book contains enough information that it could serve as the basis for a little travelers' course, but there's also a case to be made for just listening and letting a thousand years of music wash over you.
Over 1,000 years, from the Byzantine Empire to the Napoleonic Wars, Venice played a key role in shaping the Western music. Jordi Savall and his ensembles pay a tribute to a place that fully profited from its priviliged links with the Orient while hosting geniuses like Monteverdi, Gabrieli and Vivaldi. As you have come to expect from Alia Vox, this CD-book is lavishly illustrated and documented.
A massive collection with fascinating mystic sounds by Africa Asia and Orient. "Buddha Deluxe Lounge" with his 50 trax slides you in a faszinating mystic mood. Exotic instruments mystic vocals phrases a journey into another world. Special Highlights at this compilation are from: Satin Sound System, Airstream, Phonotronic, Persia Beatz, Frank Borell, Orange Music, Chillwalker, Cafe Americaine and many more. Enjoy "Buddha Deluxe Lounge Vol.4" …50 mystic bar sounds!