Join our , fans. Ancient Echoes 2. Apollo's Lyre 3. From Eleusis 4. Sphinx Synergy 5. Sand Dance 6. Dharma Duet Pt. Crotona 9. Ode for Orpheus Pythagoras The Oracle at Delphi. Personnel includes: Steven Halpern, Georgia Kelly.
Personnel: Steven Halpern vocals, flute, piano, grand piano, electric piano, Fender Rhodes piano, synthesizer ; Georgia Kelly harp. Swirling harp, chant, and stately grand piano combine to suggest great stretches of sand and the dignified mystery of the Sphinxes.
Inspired by the ancient civilizations of Egypt, Greece, and China, the songs here conflate elements of all three into one seamless cultural fusion. The result is an album of spellbinding, rhythmic songs perfect for meditative movement like qigong or tai chi. Steven Halpern. Music Categories: Electronic: Ambient.
But we also recognized our mutual intention to bring more healing music into the world. Since she was beginning work on her first album, we agreed to delay our recording until her album Seapeace was released.
We also agreed to record the project in a Los Angeles area studio near her home in Topanga Canyon. In those days, I loaded my Ford station wagon with my Rhodes electric piano, flute, guitar and Echoplex.
My concert schedule had me in the area in June, the only open date just happened to be on the full moon in June. For a number of reasons, we decided not to rehearse. Our improvisations felt like a conversation, with her harp and my electric piano dancing with each other, trading lead lines and accompaniment. At one point, I picked up my flute, and without warming up, recorded one song.
After 3 hours, we thought we were finished for the night, ready to resume the next evening. As we were saying goodbye, a most remarkable thing happened. A chant starting to come up through my vocal chords. No one was more surprised than me. We need to continue. And I demonstrated the opening notes you hear on the title track. It was the only specific direction I gave all evening, and Georgia took off from there.
Of special importance was the Echoplex, which created the special ambience that took my voice into another dimension. The next thing I knew I was back in ancient Egypt, receiving a vision and I never had received visions in my meditations before of being in a ceremony with a number of white-robed participants. I was chanting the mantra based on the five vowel sounds. Create a free website or blog at WordPress.
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