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Grasslands Ensemble And Daniel Ho, The / Between The Sky And Prairie
Album:Between The Sky And Prairie Collection:World
Artist:Grasslands Ensemble And Daniel Ho, The Added:11/2017
Label:Wind Music 

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Add Date:2017-11-05 Pull Date:2018-01-07 Charts:Reggae/World
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Album Review
Margy Kahn
Reviewed 2017-11-02 
Amazing one-of-a-kind album. Hawaiian musician Daniel Ho went to Inner Mongolia and found some astonishing players whom he infused with his own multi-faceted musicality; reminiscent of the Kurdish “Hawniyaz” another East-West fusion album of high virtuosity and great spirit.

No FCC's; Favorite tracks 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8,9, 10 ,11, 13

**1—Between the Sky and Prairie –3:35 -- sweet and soulful instrumental of ukulele with violin and some human voice

**2 – Daur Love Song –3:22 – rhythmic love song – vocals, jaw harp, bird calls – captivating!

*3- Gray Sparrow's Heartache – 4:40– lovely and delicate vocals with Ho's piano underneath

*4—Rock Blossoms –2:48 – uptempo Barga folksong with local instruments

*5—Singing Magpie –1:51 – amazing instrumentation and vocals imitate magpie calls

6 –Jiang Mu Reverie –4:40—traditional throat singing with piano and native instruments

*7 –Manchurian Lullaby Melody—3:29 – lovely vocal with Ho's six string ukulele and local folk instruments

*8 –Golden Sunlight –3:30-- another gorgeous vocal with piano

*9 –Yaohur –2:32 – uptempo dance song with throat singing and native instruments

*10 –The Tragedy at Uhert Mountain and Huiteng Lake –2:10 – powerful

*11- Praise for Galloping Horses –3:14-- heavy duty throat singing with Daniel playing Hawaiian gourd percussion; galloping rhythm

12—Mongolian Drinking Song –2:23-- accompanied by Ho's ukulele

13 – Genghis Khan Eulogy – 6:37 – everyone chimes in for this one where they pull out all the stops for their great warrior (and bain of the Western world)

Track Listing
1.Between The Sky And Prairie 7.Manchurian Lullaby Melody
2.Daur Love Song 8.Golden Sunlight
3.Gray Sparrow's Heartache 9.Yaohur
4.Rock Blossoms 10.The Tragedy At Uhert Mountain And Huiteng Lake
5.Singing Magpie 11.Praise For Galloping Horses
6.Iang Mu Reverie 12.Mongolian Drinking Song
 13.Genghis Khan Eulogy