"Just Dreams is the label of La Monte Young and Marian Zazeela. This Pandit Pran Nath double CD was released in 2002 and features two long live performance ragas from 1971 and 1976 by this legendary Indian vocalist. The first version of "Raga Malkauns" is from 1971, and was recorded in SF with accompaniment by: Terry Riley (tabla), Ann Riley (tambura) & Simone Forti (tambura). The 1976 version of "Raga Malkauns" on disc 2 was recorded in NYT and features: K. Paramjyoti (tabla), La Monte Young (tambura) & Marian Zazeela (tambura). Sensational, timeless music preserved in the finest detail, at last.
There's a lot of celestial hype in the world of music, but the music of Pandi Pran Nath travels all corridors of the universe. "Two full-CD recordings of 'Raga Malkauns' by Pandit Pran Nath, accompanied by full texts of the vocal compositions presented in Devanagri script, phonetic English, word-by-word translation, and poetic interpretation by Sri Karunamayee, a longtime senior disciple of the Master. available again for a short time!" - Bent Crayon Records