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Joan La Barbara - Shamansong mp3 album

  • Performer: Joan La Barbara
  • Title: Shamansong
  • Genre: Classical / World, Country
  • Released: 1998
  • Style: Contemporary, Experimental
  • MP3 album: 1201 mb
  • FLAC album: 1291 mb
  • Rating: 4.3/5
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Joan La Barbara - Shamansong mp3 album

This is a beautiful CD of three elegant, subtle and evocative compositions by well-known experimental vocalist and composer La Barbara. The first selection, ShamanSong (1991, 1998), is a mysterious 25-minute concert suite from a soundtrack for Anima, a film concerning a woman who journeys to the desert seeking to enter "the world where magic happens" by performing certain rituals and labors.

Joan La Barbara: Early Immersive Music. 3 tracks · 21 July 2017. Joan La Barbara: Shamansong. 3 tracks · 31 December 1997. The Art of Joan La Barbara.

Joan La Barbara (born June 8, 1947, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA) is an American vocalist and composer known for her explorations of non-conventional or extended vocal techniques. Her career as a composer, performer and sound artist has been devoted to exploring the human voice as a multi-faceted instrument, going far beyond its traditional boundaries, creating works for voices, instruments and interactive technology.

Album · 1998 · 3 Songs. Joan La Barbara & Gaylord Mowrey.

Last played Friday, January 12 2018 at 08:02 PM. Philip Glass. Joan La Barbara, voice. Philip Glass, organs. Dickie Landry, soprano saxophone. Joan La Barbara, voices. Gaylord Mowrey, bowed piano. Last played Thursday, June 14 2012 at 07:27 PM. Morton Feldman. Opening, Three Voices. Joan La Barbara, soprano. Album: Three Voices for Joan La Barbara.

Compositions (1974-2017) by joan la barbara. The Wanderlusting of Joseph . song cycle for 2 sopranos, baritone and chamber ensemble, with lyrics by Monique Truong. ShamanSong" Suite for voice, percussion and tape. World premiere: March 2, 1992 by La Barbara (voice) with David Moss (voice, percussion) at Athens Concert Hall, Athens, Greece. Awakenings II" (SA) For voice and chamber ensemble.

Tracklist Hide Credits

1 Shamansong
Cello – Erika Duke Kirkpatrick*Metallophone [Gender] – Kristina MelcherPercussion [Tar And Dumbek] – Polly Tapia FerberVoice, Percussion, Computer, Keyboards, Synthesizer – Joan La Barbara
2 Rothko
Piano [Bowed] – Gaylord Mowrey*Voice – Joan La Barbara
3 Calligraphy II/Shadows
Dizi – Tao ChenErhu – Bao-Li ZhangVoice – Joan La BarbaraYangqin, Percussion – Si-Si Chen*

Companies, etc.

  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Recorded Anthology Of American Music, Inc.
  • Copyright (c) – Recorded Anthology Of American Music, Inc.


  • Composed By – Joan La Barbara


Shamansong composed 1991, revised 1998
Rothko composed 1986
Calligraphy II/Shadows composed 1995

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 0 9322-80545-2 8
  • Mastering SID Code: IFPI L330
  • Matrix / Runout: DIDX -034772 / 1 / IFPI L330

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