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Emergence

Songs of the Rainbow World

by R. Carlos Nakai

One of Nakai's most popular recordings in which songs are played in a more "traditional" flute style.

60 minutes 1992

 

 

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1 Dreamer's Chant
A traditional melody of the Northern Plains honoring "Big Horns" who gave their sacred bundles to the real people for their protection.
2:03  
2 Solstice Prayer
A traditional prayer melody of the Central Plains acknowledging our Earth Mother and all her children.
2:01  
3 Atoka, Atoka
A traditional melody of the Central Plains honoring the sacred mystery and wonder of the Earth herself and all life-forms.
1:57  
4 Whirlwinds Dancing
An improvisation inspired by winds moving as dust devils through the Sonoran desert.
3:40  
5 Red-Tailed Hawks
An improvisation for the sacred raptors of the hunting tribes, who mate for life and wheel effortlessly in the warm desert skies.
3:39
6 Coyote Rainbows
An improvisation to echo among the Saguaro, Creosote and the walls of the stony desert terrain, rainbows of sound for the early morning and evening times of quiet.
5:58  
7 Saguaro Sunsets
An improvisation for the mind's eye adventrue of the eternal desert sunsets, too complex for mere photographic renderings.
10:29  
8 The Young Old Warrior
An improvisation for the people in the native culture who persist in being "like the old ones" because the traditions never die.
3:27  
9 Red Streaking Into the Water
A child girds itself with relations, philosophies, languages and a sense of social responsibilities, learning to become one of "the real people." An improvisation.
3:44  
10 Willow People
All life-forms here are of water and like the sacred willow celebrate by dancine in the winds. An improvisation.
3:37  
11 Black World
The place of creation and emergence, the jungles of the Amazonian Basin, where sacred pillars of light and Mist People defined the way of Dine bila ashdia ii.
3:40  
12 Blue-Green World
Discovering another world of water and skye, Dine realized the sky and earth beings.
4:06  
13 Yellow-White World
The Andes and Central American, populated by our ancestors who taught us the way of human people and the eventualities beyong our control.
3:18  
14 Rainbow World
The place where we are now that was made by the Yeibechai at our insistence and given as a gift to be used responsibly and wisely.
5:45  
15 Amazing Grace
An arrangement of native American folk traditional of the early slave-trading days by George Hansen (circa 1780)
2:19
 
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