Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 The Doors of Life Unveiled
4:02
2 Love Song to a Ballerina
2:27
3 A Nocturnal Waltz
1:34
4 Entering the Kingdom of Nature
2:28
5 Journey Through the Poem of a Tempestuous Sea
4:44
6 Love's Ash Dissolves
1:21
7 A Spangled Heart - Belonging to All Time and Earth
2:28
8 In China, You Know, the Emperor Is Chinese
4:12
9 Travellers From Foreign Lands
2:17
10 A Journey to the Edge of the Sea
2:14
11 The Nightingale at Court
1:25
12 High Imperial Bedsidetablesinger (Firstclass on the Left)
2:00
13 Awaiting the Angel of Death
1:05
14 A Visitation
2:05
15 The Nightingale Returns
2:27
16 The Emperor and the Nightingale
2:13
17 Thumbelina
2:59
18 The Son of Mrs. Toad
0:56
19 Butterflies Frolic and Junebugs Despair
1:29
20 In the Forest of Life
1:13
21 Invitation From a Field Mouse
2:08
22 Mr. Mole - Of the Grey Coat
1:13
23 To Step From the Border of Death
1:06
24 The Landscape of Summer Comes to an End
1:12
25 The Swallow's Song
1:14
26 Home to the Sunny Countries
2:13
27 Alina
3:26
28 An Imperial Praeludium
2:35
29 Here Come the Weavers
0:37
30 Quatracinium (Opus 87)
0:23
31 A Faithful Old Minister
0:59
32 A Complicated Fish Motif (Woven)
0:45
33 Fanfare for the Imperial Portrait
0:29
34 A Trusted Official
0:20
35 The Emperor's Dream
1:00
36 An Imperial Inspection
0:35
37 The Weaver's Nocturne
0:52
38 The Imperial Fitting
1:01
39 The Emperor's Procession - An Imperial Postludium
4:17

Credits

CD 1

violin:
Charlie Bisharat (tracks 1–7)
guitar:
Peter Maunu (tracks 17–21, 23–27)
synclavier programming:
Gary Barlough (tracks 1–7)
Mark Birmingham (tracks 1–7)
double bass:
Charlie Haden (tracks 17–21, 23–27)
percussion:
Kurt Wortman (tracks 1–5, 8–21, 23–27)
electronic instruments:
Mark Isham (tracks 17–21, 23–27)
arranger:
Mark Isham (tracks 1–39)
assistant recording engineer:
Larry Mah (tracks 17–27)
Rusty Striff (tracks 28–39)
Fred Vogler (tracks 17–27)
producer:
Mark Isham (tracks 1–39)
recording engineer:
Stephen Krause (tracks 17–39)
Ben Rogers (tracks 1–16)

Release Group

Discogs: https://www.discogs.com/master/213792 [info]