Aguas da Amazonia –Uakti —- Philip Glass

Aguas da Amazonia –Uakti —- Philip Glass

Philip Glass Aguas da Amazonia – Full

This is the full CD copy of the album Aguas da Amazonia by Philip Glass.
Originally composed as a dance score for a ballet company of Belo Horizonte (Grupo Corpo), following the introduction between Uakti and Philip Glass by Paul Simon, it draws inspiration from the Amazon waters with tones of classical, new age and jazz music. The track listing dedicates each song to one of the rivers plus Metamorphosis.

1. Tiquiê River 00:00
2. Japurá River 1:42
3. Purus River 6:26
4. Negro River 14:09
5. Madeira River 18:31
6. Tapajós River 22:31
7. Paru River 25:21
8. Xingu River 29:46
9. Amazon River 34:49
10. Metamorphosis 42:16

Uakti is a Legend from a tribe Amazons (Uakti is from Brazil) Uakti had holes all over his body. When the wind went through the holes, an amazing sound could be heard, and it attracted every women. The men from the tribe killed Uakti and buried him. Where he was buried, palm trees grew, which wood was used by the tribe to make flutes that had the same sound as the wind passing through Uakti’s body.

 

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