Music To Dream By, Part 2

This week Rhythm Planet features more levitational music with dreamscapes by David Sylvian in a rare 45 RPM EP featuring Jon Hassell and Holger Czukay, Saint-Saens' dizzying song "Aquarium," the hypnotic and powerful voice of Tunisian Dhafer Youssef as well as Turkish sufi music from Erkan Ogur. The long feature at the end is Harold Budd's amazing 1978 album The Pavilion of Dreams, produced by Brian Eno.

Read more on Tom Schnabel's Rhythm Planet Blog.


  1. Camille Saint-Saens / Aquarium / Carnival Of The Animals / Philips
  2. Dhafer Youssef / Cantus Lamentus / Divine Shadows / Jazzland Recordings
  3. David Sylvian / Awakening: Songs From The Tree Tops / Words With The Shaman / Virgin
  4. Kinan Azmeh & Dinuk Wijeratne  / Silent Fanfares / Complex Stories, Simple Sounds / Incognito
  5. Erkan Oguar & Ismail H. Demircioglu / Bugün Ben Bir Güzel Gördüm / Gulun Kokusu Vardi / Kalan Muzik
  6. Dhafer Youssef  / Ya Hobb “In The Name Of Love” / Abu Nawas Rhapsody “The Wine Ode” / Jazzland Recordings
  7. Harold Budd / Bismillahi ‘Rrahman ‘Rrahim / The Pavilion Of Dreams / Editions Eg





Tom Schnabel