On , feet of film, the NHK crew recorded the path westward to the Pamir Heights at the Pakistan border and this material was edited to make 12 monthly broadcasts. Seventeen years after the program was conceived, the project was completed. Extending 4, miles 6, kilometers , the Silk Road derives its name from the lucrative trade in Chinese silk carried out along its length, beginning during the Han Dynasty BC — AD.
The Central Asian sections of the trade routes were expanded around BC by the Han dynasty, largely through the missions and explorations of Chinese imperial envoy, Zhang Qian. The Chinese took great interest in the safety of their trade products and extended the Great Wall of China to ensure the protection of the trade route. This version has label matrix numbers starting with " Silk Road has label matrix starting with " Released by arrangement with Canyon Records, Inc.
Introspection Late Night Partying. Rainy Day Relaxation Road Trip. Romantic Evening Sex All Themes. Features Interviews Lists. He entered into a worldwide distribution arrangement with Geffen Records in — Due to his combination of electronic and acoustic sounds, mellow music and repeating chords which resembled the umbrella New-age music category in the United States and Europe, his music was labeled as "New-age".
In , his record sales soared to 10 million worldwide following a successful US tour. In was released studio album Kojiki , which was inspired by the Japense 8th century chronicle Kojiki , and it reached on Billboard , and 1 on Billboard New Age albums chart. Since his debut for Domo Records , and the Grammy-nominated Mandala , Kitaro has released 24 studio albums. The four volumes in the album series were released in , , , and , respectively.
In , Kitaro composed the music for Impression West Lake , a large-scale opera, directed by the renowned Chinese film director Zhang Yimou. The one-hour event had its opening night in March Kitaro's latest studio album is Final Call , which is a homage to Kitaro's lifetime reverence for nature and was released in September A year later, in September , his latest live album Symphony Live in Istanbul was released.
It was recorded live at the Halic Congress Center in Istanbul, Turkey during Kitaro's Symphonic World Tour, balancing the artist's trademark signature sound and expanding it to new heights with the addition of a piece chamber symphony orchestra. In to , he launched the "Love and Peace World Tour," an international tour with which Kitaro hoped to inspire his message of world peace with his music.
During his visit to Greece, Kitaro met Greek composer Vangelis , and exchanged musical experience and creative ideas. They have a son.
In the early s, he moved from Japan to the United States. Along with Keiko's son, the couple lived in Ward, Colorado , on a acre Golden Globes.
Thursday 23 January Thinking Yakety Yak - Bill Haley & His Comets* - Rock Around The Clock You. The documentary was narrated by Ishizaka Koji with music composed by Kitaro, who insisted that the show be broadcast in stereo. Describes the Mochi Colored Lights - The Blasters - Hard Line studio. An Enchanted Evening. Silk Road Vol. Wednesday 1 January Saturday 17 August
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