Sunday, December 14, 2008
Buddha Spirit - Anael and Bradfield
Tibetan Buddhist mantras have never sounded as gently serene, nor been as instantly accessible to the Western ear, as in these melodic, original adaptations by Bradfield. Renowned for their healing and spiritual properties, the sacred Sanskrit seed syllables acquire a clear aesthetic dimension here, with Anael’s soaring, exquisite female vocals lifting them to new heights. Set in a pure, meditative backdrop of Tibetan bells, flute, piano and ambient sounds. These mantras conquer time and space, enabling the transcending of physical surroundings to attain a clear, focused state thus empowering each sentient being who awakens in their vibrations...