The fluid acoustic guitar and lilting rhythms that won Govi such popular acclaim on Heat of a Gypsy return again to cast their spell on Cuchama. Govi’s knack for catchy melodies combines with flamenco flair and a sprinkling of rainbow hues from Hawaii, South America, India and the Caribbean. Backed by tasteful keyboards, hand drums and instruments from around the world, Govi’s jubilant compositions and engaging guitar work create the enchanting magic that is Cuchama.
We all long for some kind of protected zone in our lives, a place to withdraw from the noise and craziness in the world, a refuge of balance and peace. Some find it in the silence of a forest, in the remoteness of mountains or the rolling waves by the seaside. Some find it in sacred places, praying or practicing meditation. Listeners all over the world tell me how my music helps them cope with the challenges of life. Please feel welcome to enter my musical Sanctuary. — Gandalf
Each moment of every day we can discover the richness of life and if we look through such eyes, we cannot help discovering the “colors of a new dawn.” Listen and let your heart fill with hope and expectation. Austrian born Gandalf blends acoustic, electronic and spherical sounds and weaves folk elements into a symphonic structure to create his unmistakable and unique musical style.
Gandalf’s music is inspired by the beauty of nature and by the wisdom and myths of various cultures. Magician of sounds and painter of musical landscapes, he conjures moods and magical moments that point to other realities behind the scenes in our fast-paced modern world. Austrian born Gandalf blends acoustic, electronic and spherical sounds and weaves folk elements into a symphonic structure to create his unmistakable and unique musical style.
An uplifting CD of ambient Tibetan music.” —Nexus Magazine
That music is a language older than any tongue can be fully appreciated on this fine recording. Joyful and poignant chanting interspersed with exotic flute, suitar, udu and percussion tracks offer a unique and colorful sacred cleanse for mind and spirit.