Tobias

Rainforest Rhapsody in Key of Bali

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This colorful release defies categorization, establishing its tropical electronic utopia with mystical imagery amidst natural sounds recorded in Bali. The varied tonal melodies range from haunting to soothing, and weave in and out of the ambient nature background of exotic birds, frogs, windchimes and subtle spirit voices, occasionally as abrupt as an afternoon thundershower. Extended bass tones, symphonic adagio serenades, and solo female Balinese chant fragments provide an incessant flow of energy and great balance of dynamics and sensitivity. The first half is devoted to ethereal night images, and space magic, while the second features brighter, more melodic sunlit fare. Rainforest Rhapsody offers a richness which is tipped toward the non-human environment, providing ample inspiration for this musical odyssey.

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Sample Title/Composer Performer Time
1 01:00:53
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