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The Quality of Light

Kiva Simova

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The Quality of Light

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This is the third solo CD ('14), after The Ladder ('98), and Pulse ('05). An eclectic collection frequently including her specialty of overtone singing (two pitches simultaneously from one voice) blended with jazzy pop, world, alt singer songwriter, experimental stuff. Vivid lyrics. With lots of piano. One totally improvised piece with didgeridoo master Ondrej Smeykal (track #10) *BONUS files with full album purchase: Liner notes with credits, Front cover art (jpg files), all lyrics (doc file)

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Art work from back cover and disc face of THE QUALITY OF LIGHT, Photo by Veronica Barrett, Location: Sri Lanka

Art work from back cover and disc face of THE QUALITY OF LIGHT, Photo by Veronica Barrett, Location: Sri Lanka

Pulse

Kiva

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Pulse

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The second CD ('05) features a lot of hand percussion from various cultures, such as African, Latin, East Indian, Caribbean, middle Eastern. Includes many variations of overtone singing, some vocables (imaginary language) and improvisation providing lush textures and piano accompaniment. A few tracks have actual lyrics. A real eclectic collection of world beat mixed with jazz influences, and even a little Cajun and Klezmer. *BONUS files with full album purchase: All lyrics, Credits (doc files), Front & Back cover art (jpg files)

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Back cover image from PULSE, Photo by Paul Lewis, Location: Winnipeg, MB

Back cover image from PULSE, Photo by Paul Lewis, Location: Winnipeg, MB

Inside art work from PULSE, Photo by Paul Lewis, Location: Carberry Desert, Manitoba

Inside art work from PULSE, Photo by Paul Lewis, Location: Carberry Desert, Manitoba

The Ladder

Kiva

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The Ladder

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The debut album ('98) is full of rich lyrics, lush arrangements and contributions of many accomplished musicians. A diverse listening journey culminating with Kiva's biggest hit 'Regret'. Overtone singing (two pitches simultaneously from one voice) plays a role in roughly a third of the album. *BONUS files with full album purchase: All lyrics and credits (doc files), Front & Back art work (jpg files)

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Single tracks from The Ladder may be purchased for download here. Click on the track name you wish to purchase.