|In the Enchanted Garden|
|Studio album by Kevin Kern|
|Released||February 27, 1996|
|Producer||Terence Yallop, Kevin Kern|
|Kevin Kern chronology|
In the Enchanted Garden is the debut album from American new-age pianist Kevin Kern. As with his succeeding albums, it is an album of instrumental songs. It was released on February 27, 1996.
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All compositions by Kevin Kern.
Graceful, articulate piano songs suffused with heart and rendered with an ultrarefined touch. These intimate, poetic melodies unfold tenderly, thoughtfully... some with a light layer of strings and touch of acoustic guitar, others speaking directly, without embellishment. Pure, beautiful, emotionally rich piano in a very special debut album from Real Music.
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