Jean-Michel Jarre : Fishing Junks at Sunset [The Concerts in China, 1981] [reblog]

from Oannes *

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Από τις περιπτώσεις που ο master πυροτεχνουργός και πρωτοπόρος των multi-media events αφήνει το μουσικό ταλέντο του να λάμψει – μια από τις λίγες σχετικά συνθέσεις του που πραγματικά αγαπώ. Οι ικανότητες του Jean Michel Jarre στον “οργανωτικό τομέα” δεν θα διέφευγαν της αντίληψης των Κινέζων : ήταν ο πρώτος δυτικός μουσικός που προσκλήθηκε από την κυβέρνηση για μια τουρνέ, από τις ηχογραφήσεις της οποίας προέκυψε το Concerts In China. Το “Fishing Junks At Sunset” γράφτηκε ειδικά για την περίσταση…

One of the cases in which the master fireworks technician & multimedia events pioneer allows his musical talent to fully flourish, and one of the relatively few compositions of his I truly love. Jean Michel Jarre’s organizational skills couldn’t have escaped the attention of the Chinese : he was the first Western musician invited by the government for a tour, from the recordings of which the Concerts In China album emerged. “Fishing Junks At Sunset” was written especially for the occasion…



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