Favorite Music

This is an OLD list, but it’s a start of some favorites (copied from our old intent.com site):

Bruce Rawles Favorite Music

A very minuscule sampling of my favorite music:

Out Of The Frame by Philip Aaberg WD-1069 on the Windham Hill label. Favorite selection: Call and Response

Volume 1 Sound Magic by Afro Celt Sound System CAR 2359-2 on the Real World / Carol label. Favorite selections: SAOR/FREE, SURE-AS-NOT, SURE-AS-KNOT

Classics by Savia Andina SUK-12 on the Sukay Records label

Chiaroscuro by Mike Marshall/Darol Anger WD-1043 on the Windham Hill label. Favorite selections: Dolphins

Valley In The Clouds by David Arkenstone ND-62001 on the Narada Mystique label

Island by David Arkenstone with Andrew White ND-63005 on the Narada Equinox label

A Childhood Remembered by Narada Artists CD-3907 on the Narada label. Favorite selections: Tree In The Storm – Ralf Illenberger, Hiawatha’s Song – Martin Kolbe

The Shape Of The Land by Windham Hill Artists WD-1055 on the Windham Hill label

Windham Hill Guitar Sampler by Windham Hill Artists WD-1072 on the Windham Hill label. Favorite selections: The Emperor’s Choice

Trance Planet Vol. 3 by various artists 69712-4110-2 on the Triloka label

Out Of Africa – Music from the Motion Picture by John Barry; starring Meryl Streep, Robert Redford MCAD-6158 JVC-445 on the MCA Records label.

Moe’uhane Kika – Tales from the Dream Guitar by Keola Beamer #08022-38006-2 on the Dancing Cat Records label.

Gandharva/In A Wild Sanctuary by Paul Beaver & Bernie Krause #9 45663-2 on the Warner Bros. label

Jungle Shoes/Fish Wrap by Bernie Krause on the Wild Sanctuary label (cassette)

Borderlines by Jennifer Berezan FF70615 on the Flying Fish label. Favorite selections: Katie’s River, Angel Boots

Galaxies by Kevin Braheny HS11004-2 on the Hearts of Space label.

The Way Home by Kevin Braheny HS11001-2 on the Hearts of Space label. Favorite selection (one of my VERY favorite!): The Way Home

Bhakti Point by Richard Burmer FOR17047-2 on the Fortuna Records label. Favorite selection: Closer Than Love

Mosaic by Richard Burmer AGCD690 on the American Gramaphone label. Favorite selection: Physics

Western Spaces by Steve Roach, Kevin Braheny, Richard Burmer D2-74761 on the Chameleon label. Favorite selection: Across The View (Richard Burmer)

ABoneCroneDrone by Sheila Chandra Carol 2356-2 on the Real World / Carol label. Favorite selection: ABoneCroneDrone 5

Roots and Wings by Sheila Chandra Carol 1779-2 on the Indipop/Caroline Records label

Le Mystere Des Voix Bulgares by Bulgarian State Radio & TV Female Vocal Choir 9 79165-2 on the Elektra / Nonesuch label

The Private Music of Suzanne Ciani by Suzanne Ciani 01005-82103-2 on the Private label

Charity of Night by Bruce Cockburn, Favorite selection: Mistress of Storms

She Describes Infinity by Scott Cossu WD-1063 on the Windham Hill label

Southern Exposure by Alex deGrassi WD-1030 on the Windham Hill label

Novus Magnificat – Through the Stargate by Constance Demby on the Hearts of Space label

Dolphin Radiance, Cetacean Luminescence/Journey to Sirius by Bob Dratch (cassettes) available from: 2888 Bluff St., Suite 188, Boulder, Colorado 80301 (303)592-3753

Winds Across the Water (cassette) by White Eisenstein RVR-917 on the Revere Records label. Favorite selection: After Glow

Natural Selections by William Ellwood ND-61049 on the Narada Lotus label. Favorite selections: Elysian Fields, Laughing Earth

Ambient 1/Music For Airports by Brian Eno EEGCD 17 on the JEM Record label

Shepherd Moons by Enya 9 26775-2 on the Reprise label. Favorite selection: After Ventus

Watermark by Enya 9 26774-2 on the Reprise label. Favorite selection: Orinoco Flow

Night Song by Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan & Michael Brook CAR 2354-2 on the Real World / Carol label. Favorite selection: My Heart, My Life

Messenger by Scott Fitzgerald CDM03 on the World Disc label

Inner Voices by David Friesen WK 40718 on the Global Pacific label

Asian Fusion by Ancient Future ND-63023 on the Narada label

World Without Walls by Ancient Future ND-62763 on the Sona Gaia label

Cinemagic by Dave Grusin with The London Symphony Orchestra GRD-9547 on the GRP Records label

Ancient Echoes by Steven Halpern & Georgia Kelly 7783 on the Sound Rx label

Connections by Steven Halpern & Paul Horn 7838 on the Sound World Rx label.

Planet Drum by Mickey Hart RCD 10206 on the Rykodisc label. Favorite selection: Temple Caves

Welcome To Our World by 1990 Rykodisc Sampler of The World-Mickey Hart RCD PRO 9002 on the Rykodisc label

Reading of a Sacred Book (CD 1) by Georges I. Gurdjieff & Thomas De Hartmann CEL028/29 on the Celestial Harmonies label.

Taproot by Michael Hedges WD-1093 on the Windham Hill label. Favorite selections: Chava’s Song, i carry your heart

Torched by Michael Hedges 01934-11394-2 on the Windham Hill label. Favorite selection: Fusion of the five Elements

the Road to Return by Michael Hedges 72902 10329-2 on the Windham Hill label. Favorite selections: Sister Soul, Follow Through, India

High Plateau by Rubaja and Hernandez WD-1064 on the Lost Lake Arts label

I Surrender by Barbara Higbie CD8-2211-2 on the Slow Baby label. Favorite selection: Water Into Wine

Live At Montreux by Darol Anger/Barbara Higbie Quintet WD-1036 on the Windham Hill label. Favorite selection: Egrets

Culture Swing by Tish Hinojosa CD 3122 on the Rounder label

Classics by Supertramp (Roger Hodgson, etc.) CD 2507/DX 862 on the A&M; Records label. Favorite selection: The Logical Song

Drumming Together by Reinhard Flatischler & Heidrun Hoffman vBr 2082 2 on the veraBra label

(Gustav) Holst – The Planets by Bernstein / New York Philharmonic MYK 37226 on the CBS label (I actually prefer the Deutsch Gramophone recording.)

Traveler by Paul Horn WK 40717 on the Golden Flute/Global Pacific label

Inside the Taj Majal, Vol. 1 & 2 by Paul Horn (one of the original inspirations for a trip to the Great Pyramid with Paul Beaver that never happened, but did with Gregg Braden 19 years later in 1992.)

Inside the Great Pyramid by Paul Horn

Bora Bora 2000 by Iasos MAR 3809 on the Magrita new instrumental label

Cusco by Apurimac II HOMCD 7067 on the Higher Octave Music label

Vapor Drawings by Mark Isham WD-1027 on the Windham Hill label

Rachmaninov Piano Concerto No. 2 (Paganini) by Julius Katchen 417 880-2 on the London label. Favorite selections: Rhapsody On A Theme of Paganini

Silk Road by Kitaro R2 79409 on the Gramavision label

Collaboration by George Benson, Earl Klugh 9 25580-2 on the Warner Bros. label

Greenhouse by Leo Kottke – Favorite selection: “In Christ There Is No East or West”

Time Warp by Erich Kunzel / Cincinnati Pops Orchestra CD-80106 on the Telarc label

the Pearl by Harold Budd/Brian Eno with Daniel Lanois EEGCD 37 on the Jem Records label

Cristofori’s Dream by David Lanz ND-61021 on the Narada Lotus label

Return to the Heart by David Lanz ND64005 on the Narada label

Woodlands by Eric Tingstad, Nancy Rumbel, David Lanz ND-61016 on the Narada label

Harps of the Ancient Temples by Gail Laughton LR-111C on the Laurel Record label (cassette) label

Arrival by Tony Lauria ST 101CD on the Sound Touch label

wine, women & waltz by Adrian Legg 88561-1210-2 on the Relativity label

Love Chooses You by Laurie Lewis FF70487 on the Flying Fish label. Favorite selection: When The Night Bird Sings

Tibet, Tibet by Yungchen Lhamo CAR 2363-2 on the Real World / Carol label.

Sweet and Sassy – Hawaiian Slack Key Styling (cassette) by The Kahumoku Brothers KB-1005 on the ‘Ekahi label

Deep Breakfast by Ray Lynch MWCD-102 on the Music West label

Fields of Elysian by Paul Kamm & Eleanore MacDonald FR-104 on the Freewheel label. Favorite selection: Fields of Elysian

Into The Clouds by Paul Kamm & Eleanore MacDonald FR-103 on the Freewheel label. Favorite selection: Green Valley

Unbroken Chain by Paul Kamm & Eleanore MacDonald FR-102 on the Freewheel label. Favorite selection: The Walls Of Caerleon

Welenga by Wes Madiko (Cameroon) 48146-2 on the Columbia/Sony Music label Favorite selection: Alane

Best Of Ladysmith Black Mambazo by Ladysmith Black Mambazo 43098 on the Shanachie label

Unusual Weather by Michael Manring Windham Hill on the WD-1044 label. Favorite selection: Welcoming

Modern Mandolin Quartet by Mike Marshall, Dana Rath, Paul Binkley, John Imholz WD-0095 on the Windham Hill label

Flaming Pie by Paul McCartney CD 0283 on the Rounder label. Favorite selection: Joe Hill

Live At Wolftrap by John McCutcheon CDP 7243 8 56500 2 4 on the Capitol label. Favorite selection: Calico Skies

Elemental by Loreena McKennitt QRCD101 on the Quinlan Road Limited label.

Surfacing by Sarah McLaughlin 07822-18970-2 on the Arista label. Favorite selections: Sweet Surrender, Building A Mystery

Close Cover by Wim Mertens 01934 11125-2 on the Windham Hill Records label

LETTER FROM HOME by Pat Metheny Group 9 24245-2 on the Geffen label

Head Light by Trance Mission COTCD-011 on the City of Tribes Records label

Meanwhile by Trance Mission COTCD-005 on the City of Tribes Records label

Night Ride Home by Joni Mitchell GEFD-24302 on the Geffen label. Favorite selections: Come In From The Cold

For Tibet, Soft Bowls (cassettes) by Karma Moffett on the Padma Tapes label (415)626-9937

Jungle by Ivan Najera on the Toneman Music label

Inside Canyon de Chelley by R. Carlos Nakai & Paul Horn CR-7019 on the Canyon Records label.

Dances With Rabbits by Jackalope (R. Carlos Nakai) CR-7005 on the Canyon Records label. Favorite selections: Anasazi (this is a more whimsical work, his other recordings are even more inspiring.)

A Different Shore by Nightnoise 01934 11166-2 on the Windham Hill label. Favorite selection: A Different Shore

Time Changes, Times Change by Jim Norman / Grafite #DL24005 on the Dark Light Music label.

Rivers Gonna Rise by Patrick O’Hearn 2029-2-P on the Private Music label. Favorite selection: April Fool

Dance The Devil Away by Outback HNCD 1369 on the Rykodisc label

gathered on the edge by Beasts of Paradise COTCD-008 on the City of Tribes Records label

Praise by Praise 9 24472-2 on the giant label. Favorite selection: brand new day

The Beauty of It All by Carlos Reyes TBCD240 on the TBA Records label

Soma by Steve Roach & Robert Rich on the Hearts of Space label

Structures From Silence by Steve Roach CD FOR 024 on the Fortuna label

Give and Take by Eric Tingstad & Nancy Rumbel ND 61036 on the Narada Lotus label

Homeland by Eric Tingstad & Nancy Rumbel ND-61026 on the Narada Lotus label

In The Garden by Eric Tingstad & Nancy Rumbel ND 64004 on the Narada label

Heat, Dust & Dreams by Johnny Clegg & Savuka CDP0777 98975 2 6 on the Capitol label. Favorite selection: The Crossing (Osiyeza)

Some Change by Boz Scaggs 7243839489 on the Virgin label. Favorite selection: Sierra

The Dreams Of Children by Shadowfax WD-1038 on the Windham Hill label

Graceland by Paul Simon 25447-2 on the Warner Bros label

Russian Showpieces by Leonard Slatkin 5661-2-RC on the RCA label. Favorite selection: Mussorgsky – Ravel : Pictures at an Exhibition

Reflections by Don Slepian SYNCD 106 on the Audion label

Wakeup Call by Soulstice (cassette) (408)395-1229

Rings Of Uranus by NASA – Voyager Space Sounds 009 on the Brain/Mind Research label

Natural States by David Lanz & Paul Speer ND-63001 on the Narada Equinox label

Closer To Far Away by Douglas Spotted Eagle 01934 11185-2 on the Windham Hill label

The First Million Miles by Bill Staines CD 11560 on the Rounder label. Favorite selection: River

Fresh Aire 1-6 by Mannheim Steamroller on the American Gramaphone label

Chronos by Michael Stearns 312 on the Sonic Atmospheres label

17 Seconds to Anywhere by Liz Story 01934-11291-2 on the Windham Hill label

Unaccountable Effect by Liz Story WD-1034 on the Windham Hill label

Begin Sweet World by Richard Stoltzman, Bill Douglas, Jeremy Wall, Eddie Gomez RCD1-7124 on the RCA Red Seal label

Brothers In Arms by Dire Straits 9 25264-2 on the Warner Brothers label

Emerald by Spencer Brewer, Nancy Rumbel, Eric Tingstad CD-1011 on the Narada label

Snowflakes Are Dancing by (performances of Debussy’s works) Isao Tomita RCD14587 on the RCA Red Seal label. Favorite selections: Reverie, Clair De Lune, Arabesque No. 1, The Engulfed Cathedral, The Girl With The Flaxen Hair

Transcendence by Tulku 7215-2 on the Triloka label

Phenomenon (starring John Travolta) music from motion picture 9 46360-2 on the Reprise label. Favorite selection: Change The World – Eric Clapton

Antarctica by Vangelis 815 732-2 on the Polydor/Polgram label. I’ve enjoyed just about everything Vangelis has done; I list only my favorites here:

Chariots of Fire by Vangelis 800020-2 on the Polydor/Polygram label. Favorite selection: Abraham’s Theme

China by Vangelis 813 653-2 on the Polydor label. Favorite selection: Chung Kuo

Direct by Vangelis ARCD-8545 on the Arista label. Favorite selections: The Will Of The Wind, The Oracle Of Apollo

Ignacio by Vangelis 813 042-2 on the Polydor/Polygram label. Favorite selection: “Cosmos” theme about 17:30 into the piece

Mask by Vangelis 825 245-2 on the Polydor/Polygram label. Favorite selection: Movement 4

Opera Sauvage by Vangelis 829663-2Y1 on the Polydor/Polygram label. Favorite selections: Reve, Irlande

Private Collection by Jon (Anderson) and Vangelis 813 174-2 on the Polydor label

Soil Festivities by Vangelis 823 396-2 on the Polydor label

Spiral by Vangelis ND70568 on the RCA label. Favorite selection: To The Unknown Man

The City by Vangelis 7 82248-2 on the Atlantic label

The Friends of Mr. Cairo by Jon (Anderson) and Vangelis 800021-2 on the Polydor/Polygram label

Themes by Vangelis 839 518-2 on the Polydor label. Favorite selection: Main Theme From “Missing”

Voices by Vangelis 82853-2 on the Atlantic label

Here’s a Vangelis special on KVMR-FM that Chris Hawthorne & I put together for 1 July 2003

Baroque Weekend by Pachelbel, Albinoni, Handel, Vivaldi 417 688-2 on the London label. Favorite selection: Pachelbel: Kanon in D

Book Of Roses by Andreas Vollenweider CK 48601 on the Columbia label. Favorite selections: Hirzel

Caverna Magica (…Under The Tree – In The Cave…) by Andreas Vollenweider MK 42255 on the CBS label

Down To The Moon by Andreas Vollenweider MK 42255 on the CBS label

Eolian Minstrel by Andreas Vollenweider D 101651 on the SBK Records/ERG label

White Winds (Seeker’s Journey) by Andreas Vollenweider MK 42255 on the CBS label

Spirit Wind (Double CD with Quiet Heart) by Richard Warner ND2-62805 on the Enso label. Favorite selection: Spirit Wind

The Yearning by Michael Hoppé& Tim Wheater 0630-14941-2 on the Teldec Classics International label

Winter Into Spring by George Winston WD-1019 on the Windham Hill label

Characters by Stevie Wonder MCD06248MD on the Motown label. Favorite selection: You Will Know

Galactic Mandolin by Radim Zenkl acd-5 on the acoustic disc label

The Power of One – Original Motion Picture Soundtrack by Hans Zimmer 9 61335-2 on the Elektra label