Healing Music from Around the World 1 / Various
Composers from around the world release their joint debut CD - Healing Music From Around The World, Volume 1 In these challenging and changing times, people everywhere are turning to the healing power of music. This debut album sees the coming together of like minded composers united in their love and passion for healing music. From Europe, America and the UK, this empowering collection of music, voice and sound invokes the universal message of hope and inspiration. The composer's connection began over the internet, born of an appreciation of each other's creativity and music. Over the course of a year, the album and it's content began to take shape. Leading musical and vocal talents from Sweden, Vox Archangeli, open this album, with their unique style called Gregorian Lounge Music. Vox Archangeli combines original Gregorian chants from early medieval times with modern electronic sounds. Composer, producer and instrumentalist Art Sebastian of Germany weaves moods of nature into his atmospheric instrumental music. Inner-Voice from the Netherlands creates spacious, ambient textures along with rhythmic electronica. Spanish composer, Lopez Duran, blends soft piano melodies with lush orchestral backgrounds. UK composer Kate Jaconello is renowned for her heartfelt and majestic pieces of music along with sound healer and vocalist, Louise Hatch. Lyricist, vocalist and composer, Robert Lignier of France is known for his spiritual and ethereal musical landscapes. Other contributions to the healing CD are from composers who have studied sound healing. Film and sound composer, Janet Rabin Phillips from the USA has studied music healing techniques and conducted research to relieve pain and stress through use of vibroacoustics, binaural sound waves and the specific use of frequencies. Vocalist and sound healer, Louise Hatch from the UK, explains "Sound touches our souls. It reaches the deepest part of us. Resonating and transforming bringing healing, comfort and inspiration in it's wake. We allow music to transport us to an inner place of peace and tranquility, helping to restore us to our vibrant selves once more". What makes this album special is each track can stand alone and yet in combining their musical forces the composers have created an album of music that flows, weaves and soars, constantly taking the listener on a journey of healing sounds.