Arthur Lyman The Legend of Pele: Sounds of Arthur Lyman

The Legend of Pele: Sounds of Arthur Lyman
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CD Details

  • Released: June 9, 1998
  • Label: Rykodisc


  • 1.Pele
  • 2.Fire Down Below
  • 3.Hana Pele
  • 4.Cumana
  • 5.Ye Lai Sian
  • 6.Hana Maui
  • 7.Scheherezade
  • 8.Magic Island
  • 9.Fascination
  • 10.Cubana Chant
  • 11.Tropical
  • 12.76 Trombones

Product Description:

Personnel includes: Arthur Lyman, John Kramer, Alan Soares, Harold Chang.
Photographer: Steve Young.
Arthur Lyman's enchanted vibraphone conjures exotic magic on this Rykodisc reissue. The Legend of Pele is a series of material loosely based on the elusive and transforming Hawaiian volcano goddess, creating soundscapes of land and fauna in awe of a powerful and unpredictable force. Lyman's vibe-powered lounge music is subtle as a tropical mist on "Cumana." Lyman's use of four-mallet vibes (a pair in each hand) and added instrumentation of guitar, ukulele, flute, and glockenspiel result in a mix that is unhindered by much mid- and low-range instrumentation. Thus soaring, Lyman provides aerial views of mysterious and beautiful oceanic utopias and dresses up such varied standards as "76 Trombones" and Rimsky-Korsakov's "Scherezade." ~ Tom Schulte

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  • UPC: 014431043222
  • Shipping Weight: 0.25/lbs (approx)
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