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I bought this album when first released in 1990 and still consider it to be the standard by which I measure not only Kitaro's subsequent recordings but also all "New Age" and Oriental classical and neo-classical recordings. There is an element in this recording which finds that place where music stirs the very essence of being. Of the thousands of recordings which I own (all genres except a chosen few) Kojiki defines all that music can and should be when seeking to reach that point where nothing else is required for completeness . . . the music speaks and the heavens listen. As the joy of Yo-Yo Ma resonates through his cello, so does the heart of Kitaro through his keyboards. Kojiki is not "on the cutting edge", it IS the cutting edge.

Kitaro's finest

Kojiki is beautifully written and wonderfully executed. This has to be Kitaro's most brilliant work. Powerful arrangements, heartfelt melodies, a most fantastic mix of electronic and traditional instruments all brought together by Kitaro's sheer genius. This is essential Kitaro.


Matsuri is truly breathtaking it id one of my favorites.


Born: 1953 in Toyohashi, Japan

Genre: New Age

Years Active: '70s, '80s, '90s, '00s

Kitaro's style is the epitome of the contemplative, highly melodic synthesizer music often associated with the new-age movement. Interestingly enough, this famous Japanese composer taught himself to play electric guitar in high school -- inspired by the R&B music of Otis Redding. In the early '70s, Kitaro formed the Far East Family Band, which released two albums of progressive rock. In 1972, however, he met the innovative German synthesist Klaus Schulze during a trip to Europe. Kitaro was hooked....
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  • $6.93
  • Genres: New Age, Music
  • Released: 1990

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