RIP Klaus Wiese 1942-2009. Dunyā (دُنْيا) - "what is brought near". It refers to the temporal world—and its earthly concerns and possessions—as opposed to the hereafter (ākhirah). In the Qur'an, dunyā and ākhira are sometimes used dichotomously, other times complementarily. The highlight here is most certainly the eponymous piece "Dunya", quite possibly the last extant recording of Klaus' tambura playing. 0:00 Ocean I 5:15 Akhira I 18:53 Ocean II 22:11 Dunya 50:44 Akhira II 1:00:40 Taksim 6216/071 Aquamarin, 1999
Akhira II from album Dunya by Klaus Wiese
Klaus Wiese is a veteran e-musician and minimalist. He was a member of Popol Vuh and has collaborated with Mathias Grassow and Oöphoi. But his real calling is as a sound healer. Uranus is a large-scale atmospheric work that has all of the characteristics of true minimalism except for one - there is no mechanical repetition. The bowls certainly have electronic qualities and trance-inducing textures. Indeed, even simple tasks (like writing) can become difficult under the spell of these magical soundscapes. From a dictionary definition standpoint, this is truly minimalist - there is only one instrument. From a musical standpoint, these are wonderful, meditative, healing atmospheres.
RIP Klaus Wiese, 1942-2009 Side B of "Tushita" released on Edition Akasha in 1986
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Album: Tushita (1986)
RIP Klaus Wiese. "Qalandar means free of any order, rule or tradition. The Qalandar is a freewheeling sect of Sufis that is not bound by any rules of the Tarika (order of Sufis). The Qalandar are borderless people who are not connected with any other Sufi sect. They don‘t believe in tradition, and this is reflected in their ways and music. This CD is Saam Schlamminger and Klaus Wiese‘s expression and understanding of the spirit of the Qalandar. The last piece is an original zikr. The Qalandar originated in Pakistan, but they are in no way related to any other Sufi sect like the Mevlavis of Turkey, or the Shadilis of North Africa or the Chishtis of India" - taken from the CD sleeve 0:00 Tscheschme-Tark 10:50 Tscheschme-Djadu 19:00 Tscheschme-Chomaar 22:59 Tscheschme-Mast 28:38 Tscheschme-Labb 37:13 Tscheschme-Qalb 43:54 Tscheschme NE 9903-2 New Earth Records, 1999
Hey everyone, I apologise for the lack of content lately. I've been busy trying to sort out my life (it's been all over the place for a while). I've also been steadily working on my own music though, which I hope to be share with you all very soon! :) Here's a rare sound-bowl composition from Klaus Wiese, taken from the Klangschalen Sounds boxset, released on Umbra in 2007. Rest in peace, Klaus Wiese, and thank you for everything. Warning: Extremely DEEP hahaha... watch your subwoofers! :P
“In a world where death is the hunter, my friend, there is no time for regrets or doubts. There is only time for decisions.” Synths and singing bowls so subtly merged they're indistinguishable. Enjoy :) Rest in peace Klaus Wiese, 1942-2009 Taken from the eponymous cassette released on Edition Akasha in 1989.