Winner of the CROSSROADS Silver Award in the World/Contemporary category, CHANT Spirit in Sound: The Best of World Chant, is the definitive multi-cultural exploration of this ages old musical tradition. Compiled by famed chant-master Robert Gass, the two compact disc set accompanies his book CHANTING and brings to life the remarkable world of traditional and contemporary chant. With 25 tracks from the world’s greatest chant artists, Volume One, Ecstasy: the fire of devotion and Volume Two, Stillness: the journey within – are a powerful living experience of this universal art and important tool used by people everywhere to heal the body, quiet the mind and bring the sacred into daily life. Features chants from Christian, Jewish, Buddhist, Hindu, Islamic, African, Native American, Goddess, Shamanic and many other traditions, gathered from countries across the globe. A must for any World or Spiritual music collection.
“radiantly genuine and deeply inspiring . . . musically accessible . . . a major artistic achievement” – NAPRA Review
“listen closely and feel yourself connected to the sound of voices celebrating the human spirit” -SJ NEWS