ANDREAS VOLLENWEIDER - Kryptos

Epic Medieval Folk Dark Ambient


Andreas Vollenweider (born October 4th, 1953) is a Swiss musician. His music has been categorized as World Music, Jazz, New Age, and even Classical;
two of his albums were No.1 on the Billboard charts simultaneously in
the categories Classical, Jazz, Pop, and Crossover for more than 11
weeks. His primary instrument is an modified, electroacoustic harp of his own design, but he also plays a wide variety of instruments from around the world, including the Chinese guzheng and the african harp the kora.
His albums feature many musicians performing his compositions with him,
ranging from solos to suites for orchestra and soloists. His music is
mostly instrumental but he has occasionally forayed into vocal music as
well.

His past collaborators include Bobby McFerrin, Carly Simon, Djivan Gasparyan, Eliza Gilkyson, Luciano Pavarotti, Ladysmith Black Mambazo, Carlos Núñez, Ray Anderson, and Milton Nascimento.

Politically, Andreas Vollenweider is an outspoken pacifist and follower of the principles of non-violent conflict management of Mahatma Gandhi. On his website[1]
he features quotes from Gandhi (among others), and in an effort to
spread awareness of the American war in Iraq, he has also posted a
ticker reflecting the current number of casualties in the conflict, both
American and Iraqi.

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