The Record Collection

Ravi Shankar and Philip Glass: Passages (1990)

Passages

Track list:

01. Offering
02. Sadhanipa
03. Channels And Winds
04. Ragas In Minor Scale
05. Meetings Along The Edge
06. Prashanti

Personnel:

Shankar Musicians:
vocals: Ravi Shankar, S.P. Balasubramanyam, Madras Choir Orchestral;
Solists: Ronu Mazumdar – flute; Shubho Shankar – sitar; Partha Sarathy – sarod, veena; T. Srinivasan – mridangam, drum speech; Abhiman Kaushal – tabla

Glass Musicians:
Strings:
Tim Baker, Barry Finclair, Mayuki Fukuhara, Regis Iandiorio, Karen Karlsud, Sergiu Schwartz, Masako Yanagita – violin;
Barry Finclair, Masako Yanagita, Al Brown, Richard Sortomme – viola;
Seymour Barab, Beverley Laudrisen, Batia Lieberman, Fred Zlotkin – cello;
Joe Carver – double bass;

Woodwinds:
Theresa Norris, Jack Kripl – flute;
Jack Kripl, Jon Gibson – soprano sax;
Richard Peck, Lenny Pickett – alto sax, tenor sax;

Brass:
Peter Gordon, Ron Sell – French horn;
Keith O’Quinn, Alan Raph – trombone;

Gorden Gottlieb – percussion;
Jeanie Gagne – voice;
Michael Riesman – piano;

Ravi Shankar tracks recorded at Kodandapani Audio Lab Madras
Philip Glass tracks recorded at The Living Room Studios, NYC
Released: 1990
Label: Private Music
2074-2-P

Produced by: Kurt Munkacsi, Ravi Shankar, Suresh Lalwani

Ravi Shankar Production:
Recorded by: A.R. Swaminathan
assisting Ravi Shankar in orchestration and arrangement: Suresh Lalwani
conducted by: Ashit Desai, Suresh Lalwani
mixed by: Michael Riesman, Suresh lalwani

Philip Glass Production:
Engineered by: Blaise Dupui (assistant: Michael McGrath, Ramone Diaz)
Produced by: Kurt Munkacsi
Executive-producer: Rory Johnston
Edited with Sound Tools by: Digidesign

Liner Notes: Martin Perlich

Art Direction: Malanie Penny
Design: Candy Jernigan
Photography: Ebert Roberts

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