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8 thoughts on “ As Long As I Can Hold My Breath - Harold Budd - Avalon Sutra (CD, Album)

  1. Avalon Sutra/As Long As I Can Hold My Breath is a double CD and is full of evocative sounds of both electonic and accoustic pianos, accompanied by a gentle strings quartet as well as Jon Gibson's subtle soprano sax musings. Budd's spare but expressive style spans pieces starting from "žArabesque 3," which is one of the 4 duets with Jon Gibson (including Arabesque 2, How Vacantly You Stare At Me .
  2. Well then, so much for composer Harold Budd's "retirement." The wonderful Avalon Sutra/As Long as I Can Hold My Breath from was supposedly his swan song. Indeed, he was quoted in interviews as saying that he'd said everything he wanted to say $
  3. As Long As I Can Hold My Breath (By Night) Producer – Akira Rabelais, David Sylvian Recorded By sound cd ss Harold Budd: Avalon Sutra UK & US: Sell This Version: DRL Harold Budd: Avalon Sutra / As Long As I Can Hold My Breath 5/5(3).
  4. Jan 19,  · Look up beautiful in the dictionary; Harold Budd's "Avalon Sutra" will be the definition. There is no other word which so aptly describes it - the music is delicate, calming and transporting. Especially "Little Heart", which just took my breath away/5().
  5. Harold Montgomory Budd (born May 24, ) is an American avant-garde composer and poet. He was born in Los Angeles and raised in the Mojave has developed a style of playing piano he terms "soft pedal". He became a respected composer in the minimalist and avant-garde scene of Southern California in the late s, and later became better known for his work with figures such as Brian.
  6. "As Long As I Can Hold My Breath," the set's final cut, is given a plus minute remix treatment by electronic composer Akira Rabelais on disc two with additional production from Sylvian. Here, the theme from the original track is cut into a compelling, artfully rendered whole, with string loops, meandering piano that drifts in and out of the mix -- yet appears at all the right moments to add 9/
  7. The first CD - Avalon Sutra - is a soothing, immersive and beautiful soundscape of strings, piano and a saxophone, as one would expect from master Harold Budd. Powerful stuff. The 2nd CD - As Long as I Can Hold My Breath' (By Night) - is basically a reworking by Akira Rabelais to the last track of the first CD/5(26).
  8. Nov 14,  · From the album "Avalon Sutra / As Long As I Can Hold My Breath" (, Samadhi Sound).

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