FOUR NEW RELEASES
THE CISTERN SERIES:
ALL CREATED ESPECIALLY FOR MEDITATION, YOGA AND THE HEALING ARTS
David Michael & Randy Mead
Soaring flute improvisations are enveloped by warm tones of Celtic harp in a celestial suite created for bodywork, meditation, yoga or peaceful contemplation.
David Michael and Randy Mead have been creating music together for over 35 years. This offering, their ninth CD release as a duo, was entirely improvised using the incredible sonic environment of "the cistern", an empty 2 million gallon reservoir with a 45 second reverberation cycle. NPR called it "the greatest musical instrument in Washington State". The result is the most spacious of any of the duo's recordings to date... Perfect for bodywork, meditation, yoga or peaceful contemplation.
|Titles: drifting, Heartscape, Wings at Dawn, Willow, Star Fields, Shimmer, Unfolding, Traces
67 Minutes long
|Take a peaceful journey within. The expressive voice of the esraj intertwines with the majestic Celtic harp and celestial strings of zither and guitar. This music is intended for meditation, yoga, bodywork and simply being. Benjy and David have been creating music together for decades. Musical synergy allowed the duo to enter a blissful meditative state. The result is found in this beautiful collection of improvisational pieces designed to guide you to the space within.
With Michael Mandrell guitar & Heather Wertheimer vocal
Titles: calling, lotus, within, angel's breath, radiance, the veil, nectar, namaste
63 minutes long
David Michael and Michael Mandrell
Celtic Harp and Guitar Duets
All pieces on CASCADIA are entirely improvised. David and Michael entered a deep, contemplative space and blissfully created this heartfelt, acoustic suite of music which is designed to enhance bodywork, meditation, yoga or peaceful contemplation.
An especially sweet blend emerges here when virtuoso guitarist Michael Mandrell plays with David Michael. The radiant voice of Celtic harp intertwines with the crystalline steel strings of guitar, creating a shimmering cascade of peaceful tone poems. |
These heartfelt improvisations draw on their love for the Northwest wilderness and are designed to enhance bodywork, meditation, yoga or peaceful contemplation.
Titles: The Emerald Path, Emergence, Twilight Reflections, Cascadia, Still Lake, Misty Moonrise, Drifting Leaves, Hidden Canyon, Alpenglow, Sylvan Sanctuary, Journey's End
68 minutes long
Deobrat Mishra and David Michael
Sitar and Celtic Harp Duets
|Take a peaceful journey to distant lands with
sitar master Deobrat Mishra from Benares, India and Celtic harpist David Michael. Punctuated by spacious rhythms on tabla (by Marco Zonka) and enveloped by relaxing waves of swaramandal
(zither), this ensemble gracefully blends elements of East and West.
Combining classical Indian forms with western lyricism and chord
progressions, this collaboration represents a new musical horizon in the
realm of World-Fusion music and is perfectly suited for yoga, bodywork or
Titles: Fingers of Dawn, Forest Path, Walk of the Elephants, Veil Dancer, Himalayan Crossroad
63 minutes long