This CD arrived at my doorstep at the right time… I’m not sure why but I’ve been feeling down on the weather lately. It’s like… how do I put it? Everything is going on as usual, life in general and work (tho’ I have lots of support from my workmates but there’s just a plain lack of motivation *sigh*) and so on but somehow there’s something stirring and I’m not quite sure what. Stress? Probably… or even accelerated mid-life crisis? lol~ or maybe the economic downturn that is casting a gloom all over… Gaah~ I must snap out of the slump!
Anyway, the anime soundtrack of the classic adaptation has a calming effect on my nerves. I love the main theme which is presented in full-length in the CD. Aptly named “高雅”, meaning “Elegance”, the presence of an orchestra, wind instruments, strings, percussion… ah~ it is absolutely beautiful. The music is mainly performed with classical and traditional instruments, as well as some electronica mixes. I’m not knowledgeable enough in this area but I find that some of the tunes remind me a lot of traditional Chinese music. Continue reading “Music: Genji Monogatari Sennenki OST”