Kojiki (album)

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Kojiki
Studio album by Kitarō
Released 1990
Genre New age
Length 46:16
Label Original: Geffen, Remastered: Domo Records, Inc
Producer Kitarō
Kitarō chronology
The Light of the Spirit
(1987)
Kojiki
(1990)
Dream
(1992)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]

Kojiki is an album by the new age artist Kitarō,[2][3][4][5] which was nominated for a Grammy award in 1990.[6]

This album features the string section from the Skywalker Symphony, along with Kitaro's signature keyboard and flute sounds. It was released in 1990.

Track listing[edit]

All songs written and composed by Kitaro

No. Title Length
1. "Hajimari"   3:35
2. "Sozo"   5:34
3. "Koi"   6:29
4. "Orochi"   7:10
5. "Nageki"   5:44
6. "Matsuri"   8:59
7. "Reimei"   8:36

Charts[edit]

Chart (1990) Peak
position
The Billboard 200[7] 159
Top New Age Albums (Billboard)[7] 1

References[edit]

  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ "Kojiki (Geffen)". Yoga Journal. Nov–Dec 1990. Retrieved 18 August 2011. 
  3. ^ Cramer, Alfred W. (May 2009). Musicians and Composers of the 20th Century-Volume 3. Salem Press. pp. 783–. ISBN 978-1-58765-515-9. Retrieved 18 August 2011. "Kojiki. For this album, Kitaro turned to the roots of Japanese mythological history as outlined in the 680 ce Kojiki. Kitaro's arrangement of a thirty- four piece string orchestra and eight taiko drums tells of Japan's origin in seven ..." 
  4. ^ Morse, Steve (April 12, 1990). "Kitaro Shakes up his Image". Boston Globe. p. 6. Retrieved 18 August 2011. 
  5. ^ Sandow, Greg (March 23, 1990). "Kojiki Review". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved 18 August 2011. 
  6. ^ "Kitaro's music coming full circle". Sarasota Herald-Tribune. April 16, 1999. Retrieved 18 August 2011. "Over the years, he's attracted Grammy attention, with nominations for 1987's " The Light of the Spirit" (with Hart), 1990's "Kojiki," 1991's "An Enchanted ..." 
  7. ^ a b http://www.allmusic.com/album/kojiki-r83270/charts-awards

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