TORSTEN OLAFSSON: The "STANDING WAVES" STORY
The 'shakuhachi' Japanese bamboo flute album "Standing Waves - Zen Shakuhachi Meditations"
was recorded over midnight, from April 4 to 5, 1983, at Sweet Silence Studios on the island of Amager, in Southern Copenhagen, Denmark.
Producer was Finn Olafsson. Sound engineer was Flemming Rasmussen.
This special website section will focus on the story, the background, of the album, retold by Torsten Olafsson, the shakuhachi player himself, in his own words.
To be continued ... :-)
Standing Waves LP 1983 and CD 2001
Left: 'Daisen-in', Kyōto, sand garden photo, 1977, and LP cover design by Torsten Olafsson, 1983. Center photo by Mikkel Scharff, 1983.
Right: CD booklet, 16 pages, designed by Tao Design/Fønix Musik, Denmark, 2001.
2001: The Danish Fønix Musik "Standing Waves" CD Version: The CD Booklet
Standing Waves 2001 CD booklet pages 12 & 1
Standing Waves 2001 CD booklet pages 2-3
Standing Waves 2001 CD booklet pages 4-5
Standing Waves 2001 CD booklet pages 6-7
Standing Waves 2001 CD booklet pages 8-9
Standing Waves 2001 CD booklet pages 10-11
Standing Waves 2001 CD jewel case back