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All Music Guide:
Flutist/composer Terry Oldfield is best known for his film and TV soundtrack work, in addition to releasing solo albums on a regular basis since the mid-'80s. Oldfield has penned the music for several Emmy award nominated National Geographic specials, including Land of the Tiger and Twilight of the Dream Time, as the early 21st century saw a flurry of new releases by Oldfield. Leading the list was 2000's Spirit of the World (which incorporated music from several different cultures: the Australian aborigines, the temples of Tibet, Native America, Cambodia, Africa, and Greece), followed by the 2001 releases Across the Universe (self-described by Oldfield as "an inner journey"), the 15-track overview Reflections: The Best of Terry Oldfield 1985-1995, and a reissue of his 1986 release In the Presence of Light (via Oldfield's own label, TO Music). In 2001, Oldfield signed on with New Earth Records, releasing Turning Point in February of 2002.