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Albums

Passion in my Heart by Nicholas Gunn

With flute melodies floating like clouds on a whispering wind, tribal rhythms intense as lightening showers on a hot summer night, Passion in My Heart embraces with a sound enticingly seductive. A piece of Nicholas’ heart lives in this grand and mystical land where his flute captures an ancient breath and his spirit dances to an ageless melody.

Passion in my Heart by Nicholas Gunn
Summer Daydreams by pianist Kevin Kern

Music as luminous and intimate as a Monet painting from international favorite Kevin Kern, whose In the Enchanted Garden has become a cherished favorite in over 40 countries. Subtle colorings, including violin, cello and clarinet, combine with gentle and eloquent piano songs to evoke a setting for Summer Daydreams.

Summer Daydreams by pianist Kevin Kern
Land of Forever by Randy and Pamela Copus of 2002

Imagine flying effortlessly over a moonlit sea, the sounds of harp, choirs, piano, flute, and strings guiding every beat of your wings.” New Age Retailer

Legend tells that a person visiting the mysterious northern isle of “Tir Na Noc” for a day may discover, upon returning, that 300 years have passed. Glistening guitar adds a new depth to the familiar array of 2002’s angelic strings, keyboard, flutes and harp, transporting you into that mysterious other realm. 

Land of Forever by Randy and Pamela Copus of 2002
Greenwoods: Upon a Celtic Path by Paul Machlis

...Catchy melodic hooks along with its renaissance charm makes Greenwoods an enchanting gem....” —Solo Piano

Paul Machlis’ lilting piano melodies embellished with uilleann pipes, whistle, cello, guitar and fiddle combine to produce a wondrous album steeped in the heart of the Celtic tradition. Reverence for the people, traditions and music infuses each Greenwoods track, capturing the mystery and magic of the Northern Isles.

Greenwoods: Upon a Celtic Path by Paul Machlis
The Unforgetting Heart by Michael Hoppé

The parting of a summer mist, a loved one’s tender touch, the fragrance of a rose… memories of The Unforgetting Heart. Complemented by the flutes of Tim Wheater, along with viola, Michael Hoppé’s sensitive and moving piano melodies lift the veil to a place where love awaits.

The Unforgetting Heart by Michael Hoppé
I Ching Symphony by Frank Steiner Jr.

I Ching Symphony brings alive the imagery of the 5,000 year old oracle, the I Ching or Book of Changes. These eight sensitive and sometimes dynamic pieces, corresponding to the eight building blocks of the I Ching, have the effect of an enchanting and inspiring journey through nature, leaving the listener refreshed and, somehow, wiser.

I Ching Symphony by Frank Steiner Jr.
Sapphire Dreams by Mars Lasar

On grand piano with deft touches of his keyboard genius, Lasar offers a stunning musical portrait evoking whispers of a time when elegance and grace could coax the heart to open with delight. An invitation to a place where love and beauty dance the night. Come, take pleasure in an interlude of Sapphire Dreams.

Sapphire Dreams by Mars Lasar

Rhythm is the elemental pulse of life, from our very own heartbeats to the cyclical patterns of nature. Sensual, vibrant, fluid and inspiring, these songs invite us to celebrate our own vitality and to join in the dance of life. On Rhythm, sampler four, Real Music creates a dynamic gathering of our artists rejoicing in the primordial power of rhythm to move the body and lift the spirit. Sensual, vibrant, fluid and inspiring, these songs invite us to celebrate our own vitality and to join in the dance of life. Includes tracks by Govi, Shastro, Frank Steiner, Jr., and Bernward Koch.

Tranquility invites the heart into realms of reflection and serenity. Over seventy minutes of music composed by eleven Real Music artists. Tranquility includes the angelic harp of Hilary Stagg and the tender, eloquent piano of Kevin Kern. Poetic, inspired, expansive and healing, this music shimmers.

O'r Maginogi: Legends of the Celts by Ceredwen

...full of enchanting vocals, infectious rhythms and sparkling instrumental work.” —WindandWire.com

Each night in great halls up and down the land, storytellers recounted the heroic deeds of their Celtic kings and queens. Seeming to step between this world and the Celtic Otherworld, Ceredwen has masterfully crafted a hauntingly familiar musical journey. With mysterious Welsh voice and ancient musical threads, Ceredwen lifts the veil of the Mabinogion.

O'r Maginogi: Legends of the Celts by Ceredwen
Sweet Return by Hilary Stagg

Celebrating his sixth release, harpist Hilary Stagg unveils an exquisite new recording. Adding the sounds of Irish flute, electric fiddle and angelic voices to his uniquely electrified harp tones, Hilary creates a sound that effortlessly transports you to an unforgettable land of serenity and enchantment.

Sweet Return by Hilary Stagg

In our daydreams, in our night dreams, we enter a magical realm where anything is possible. On Piano Dreamers, nine fine pianists have contributed compositions, including five original works, creating a musical dreamscape to lift or quiet the spirit. Some pieces are solo, others lightly orchestrated. Piano Dreamers offers an hour of enchantment, a pause in the veil of time for weaving dreams. Artists include Brian BecVar, Danny Wright, Peter Kater, Kevin Kern, Michael Hoppe, Jim Chappell, Paul Machlis, Bernward Koch, and 2002.

Beyond The Sundial by new age pianist Kevin Kern

Kevin’s highly successful debut album, In the Enchanted Garden, has become an international classic. His beautiful piano playing again captivates us, this time complemented by the exquisite oboe and English horn playing of Paul McCandless. With the simple elegance of a contemporary Chopin, Kevin’s melodies effortlessly unfold glorious images of the enchantment which beckons from Beyond the Sundial.

Beyond The Sundial by new age pianist Kevin Kern
Flowing by Bernward Koch

A tender collection of melodies that wash over you like a gentle rain. These exquisite piano and keyboard recordings are enhanced by poignant flute and soft rhythmic percussion. Flowing sparkles along with a truly joyful romanticism.

Flowing by Bernward Koch
Chrysalis by Pamela and Randy Copus of 2002

This hauntingly beautiful and dreamlike album is the blending of angelic keyboards and strings, combined with tender flutes and poetic guitar to awaken a distant, yet familiar safety. What’s more powerful than a delicate butterfly to give the heart cause to sigh?

Chrysalis by Pamela and Randy Copus of 2002
Crossroads by Nicholas Gunn

As the title of his new album suggests, Nicholas has reached a crossroads from which he moves boldly in a new and exciting direction. Traveling with his trademark sound evoking the spirit of the American southwest, the journey is enriched by the uplifting, sensual and provocative rhythms, textures and dynamics of Latin America. With spectacular production, Gunn’s flute soars and spirals amidst a seamless backdrop of exquisitely arranged accompaniment featuring acoustic guitar, piano, violin, marimba, synthesizers and excitingly diverse percussion. This is a beautiful and refreshing recording. Take a journey to the Crossroads and feel the heartbeat of the earth!

Crossroads by Nicholas Gunn
Eternity: A Romantic Collection by Real Music

For centuries music has spoken to our hearts of the essence of love. Grand compositions and melodies naive and pure have translated emotions unfathomable to the mind. Music is a universal language, whose mysterious power beckons to the soul. To celebrate this sacred and timeless gift Real Music offers Eternity. An extraordinary romantic collection containing sensitive and heartfelt examples of the many ways love can make us feel. These songs honor the memory and wisdom of the heart.

Eternity: A Romantic Collection by Real Music
The Music of Olympic National Park by Mars Lasar

With orchestrations to match the majesty of the spectacular Olympic National Park, Mars Lasar's musical panoramas sweep across glacial valleys, through lyrical alpine meadows, and into the secret shaded worlds of the moss-draped Northwest rainforest. The music moves effortlessly from grand, inspired vistas to details of delicate beauty. It celebrates the area’s earliest Native American settlers and, earlier still, the primal forces that originally shaped this ice-hewn land. This is the finest album yet from Lasar, whose heroic melodies were used for the televised 1992 Olympic Games in Albertville, France. 

The Music of Olympic National Park by Mars Lasar
The Music of The Great Smoky Mountains by Gary Remal Malkin

Emmy award-winning composer Gary Remal Malkin paints the Smokies in orchestral colors, adding touches of mountain fiddle, Native American drums, and piano notes as soft and bright as raindrops. Appalachian melodies drift through like figments, presences from another time. A nostalgic solo flute calls out above shadowed chords, then soars over vast panoramas, propelled by distant drums. Evocative and deeply inspiring, this contemporary music captures the dignity of our American ancestry and heralds a vision of hope for the future. 

The Music of The Great Smoky Mountains by Gary Remal Malkin
In the Enchanted Garden by new age pianist Kevin Kern

Graceful, articulate piano songs, suffused with heart and rendered with an ultra-refined 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.

In the Enchanted Garden by new age pianist Kevin Kern

The National Parks Series Box set. All four CDs together in one beautiful box, for the price of three! Includes: Music of the Grand Canyon by Nicholas Gunn, Music of Olympic National Park by Mars Lasar, Music of the Great Smoky Mountains by Gary Remal Malkin and Music of Yosemite by Rick Erlien. Please visit the individual album pages to read further desciptions and listen to tracks.

Liquid Mind II: Slow World by Liquid Mind

Slow World is the second album of deep relaxation music by Liquid Mind. This functional and peaceful album is also used by parents to quiet hyperactive children and to assist themselves in going back to sleep in the middle of a difficult night.

Liquid Mind II: Slow World by Liquid Mind
Ambience Minimus by Liquid Mind

The music of Ambience Minimus is flowing and beautiful, uninterrupted relaxation, the ideal companion for those working long hours at computer terminals and who suffer from the effects of stress. The very slow tempo of the music allows a deep level of relaxation.

Ambience Minimus by Liquid Mind
Escape by Mars Lasar

On his third solo album, Mars offers a fantasia of “visual” music. Drawing upon his vast experience with the Fairlight synthesizer, Mars has blended his trademark dynamic sounds with subtly mysterious effects and softer rhythms to create a labyrinth for the mind and heart. So appropriately titled, this album offers a true escape into the unfettered realm of the imagination.

Escape by Mars Lasar
Passion and Grace by Govi

On Govi’s fourth solo album, melodies flow freely from his many guitars. Bright steel string, elegant Spanish, and tasteful electric guitars are set to carefree tropical percussive rhythms. From the wide-eyed innocence of “In Wonder,” to the flamenco-spiced high spirits of “Abundance” and “Viva La Vida,” Passion & Grace overflows with a life-affirming joy and deeply felt sensitivity guaranteed to soothe the soul and uplift the spirit.

Passion and Grace by Govi
The Music of the Grand Canyon by Nicholas Gunn

Heroic themes, vocal chants, and African-influenced percussive rhythms propel Gunn’s flute through expansive compositions. —Billboard Spot Light

Following Gunn’s recent hit release The Sacred Fire (top ten on Billboards’s charts) is the inspiring addition to Real Music’s National Parks SeriesThe Music of the Grand Canyon. Experience the contrasts of the canyon from the percussion — driven rush of a panoramic “Flight Over North Rim” to the tender piano ballad of star-filled “Canyon Nights.” The stirring flamenco guitar of “New World” honors the legacy of the early Spanish explorers while the melodic “South Rim” awakens the soul as morning unfolds along the Kaibab Trail.

The Music of the Grand Canyon by Nicholas Gunn
Guitar Odyssey by Govi

Govi sets the spirits soaring and the hips swaying on Guitar Odyssey, an intoxicating blend of guitars sweetened with breezy South American pan pipes and sensual rhythms. With a treasure chest full of tracks encompassing the high spirited “Sales of Joy,” the soulful rhumba of “Treasure Bay,” and the romantic tenderness of “Your Lingering Touch,” Govi’s virtuosity is showcased on guitar Odyssey, a truly joyful adventure.

Guitar Odyssey by Govi
Once in a Life by Brian BecVar

Real Music introduces pianist, composer and songwriter Brian BecVar who until now was a well-kept secret in the music scene. A longtime touring studio musician, the multi-talented BecVar has written songs for several artists including John Mellencamp, Laura Branigan and Roberta Flack. On his debut album Once in a Life, BecVar presents us with a delightful mélange of breezy, romantic melodies spiced with an impassioned South American flair. Guest appearances by celebrated artists including Dave Koz on sax, brother Bruce BecVar on acoustic guitar, and Jimmy Haslip on fretless bass cast a warm radiance on an exquisite collection that comes along just Once in a Life.

Once in a Life by Brian BecVar
The Sacred Fire by Nicholas Gunn

On his debut album, we spent an Afternoon in Sedona with flutist/multi-instrumentalist Nicholas Gunn exploring the spirit of the magnificent Southwestern desert landscape. The Sacred Fire captures Gunn’s eternal reverence for Mother Earth and the sounds that echo from ancient peoples who once tread delicately upon it. On tracks such as “Odessa,” lush orchestrations punctuated by percussive tribal beats and stirring vocals burn with the intensity of primitive dance, while the tender romantic ballad “Midnight Hour” embraces us under a moonlit sky warmed by the beat of fire’s dying embers. Gunn says, “The Sacred Fire symbolizes strength, romance, power and sensuality — a true reflection of life.”

The Sacred Fire by Nicholas Gunn
The Eleventh Hour by Mars Lasar

After the phenomenal success of his debut album Olympus, Australian composer/keyboardist Mars Lasar brings us 16 bold new songs — over 70 minutes of music — dedicated to hope for a world in crisis. From the soaring “Universe in Time” and “Corroboree” to the poignant “Hold On” and “Children of the World,” to the sensational title track, “The Eleventh Hour,” this is powerful music with a powerful message — there’s still time for change — listen closely.

The Eleventh Hour by Mars Lasar
Tender Ritual by pianist Jim Chappell

Few artists are able to crystallize an emotion in a melody the way Chappell can. His music is written for the heart’s ear. With Tender Ritual, Jim gives each piece its individual subject and emotional message. This is solo piano at its best.

Tender Ritual by pianist Jim Chappell

The Nature’s Classics Collection is a sensitive blending of timeless musical creations with the magic of nature’s own elemental sounds. The result is a work uniquely suited to relaxation, reflection, or pure enjoyment. “Pachelbel’s Canon in D” is one of the most beautiful pieces in the western classical repertoire. Here it is combined with subtle ocean waves to bring forth its most deeply pleasurable and peaceful elements.

The Earthsea Series: Volume I by pianist Jim Chappell

On the Earth Sea Series Volume I, accomplished pianist/composer Jim Chappell creatively draws upon his previous solo and group achievements for this special project with Real Music. Jim builds upon his well-known acoustic piano melodies by introducing synthesizer and percussion sounds, adding a soft rhythmic texture to the upbeat selections. A sprinkling of flute, guitars, saxophone and electric bass complete this cheerful and reflective album.

The Earthsea Series: Volume I by pianist Jim Chappell
The Music of Yosemite by Rick Erlien

Written while traveling the backcountry of Yosemite with a keyboard strapped to his back, solo pianist/composer Rick Erlien’s dramatic compositions capture the indelible images and grandeur of Yosemite. Performed as part of the 1990 Yosemite National Park Centennial Celebration, the album is uniquely arranged in three parts, “High Country,” “Tuolumne Meadows” and “Yosemite Valley.”

The Music of Yosemite by Rick Erlien
Laughter at Dawn by pianist Jim Chappell

This album was created for all the people who have loved my solo piano music throughout the years,” says Jim Chappell. In the midst of enjoying a successful contemporary jazz career with his group Hearsay, Chappell pauses to give us Laughter at Dawn, his first solo piano album in eight years. Fifteen new songs capture the enchanting, romantic melodies reminiscent of Tender Ritual and Dusk. If you like the solo piano music of Jim Chappell, you’ll love waking up to Laughter at Dawn.

Laughter at Dawn by pianist Jim Chappell
The Edge of Forever by Hilary Stagg

Harpist Hilary Stagg created a masterpiece with The Edge of Forever. Once again, through the captivating sound of his harp combined with flute and keyboards, Hilary takes you to a musical sanctuary where serenity, power and tranquility all await.

The Edge of Forever by Hilary Stagg
Afternoon in Sedona by Nicholas Gunn

Afternoon in Sedona is the debut release from flutist/multi-instrumentalist Nicholas Gunn, the hottest new name in contemporary instrumental music. With an album that is at once tribally powerful and inwardly serene, Gunn’s rich full sound takes us on an incredible global journey. Through his mastery of the flute, synthesizer and percussion and inspired by the environmental issues that challenge today’s world, Nicholas takes us to the great American southwest in a way that you will never forget.

Afternoon in Sedona by Nicholas Gunn
Cuchama by new age guitarist Govi

The fluid acoustic guitar and lilting rhythms that won Govi such popular acclaim on Heat of a Gypsy return again to cast their spell on Cuchama. Govi’s knack for catchy melodies combines with flamenco flair and a sprinkling of rainbow hues from Hawaii, South America, India and the Caribbean. Backed by tasteful keyboards, hand drums and instruments from around the world, Govi’s jubilant compositions and engaging guitar work create the enchanting magic that is Cuchama.

Cuchama by new age guitarist Govi
Olympus by Mars Lasar

“For as long as I can remember, I have been intrigued by music and its power to affect people. By combining certain elements on the piano, keyboard and synthesizer, and adding percussion, strings, etc., I can express any emotion and visually crate a picture to trigger a memory, not only for myself but for others as well. I sincerely hope that my form of communication touches you within.” — Mars Lasar

Olympus by Mars Lasar
In Search of Magic by pianist Jim Chappell

With its strong Contemporary Jazz feel, In Search of the Magic is pianist/compsers/arranger Jim Chappell's most rhythmic album to date. It was recorded “live” in the studio utilizing his touring band (sax, bass, and drums) with the addition of percussion and electric and acoustic guitars. The trademark Chappell melodies remain intact: In Search of the Magic makes a strong statement once again about his continually evolving talents.

In Search of Magic by pianist Jim Chappell
A Different Kind of Blue by guitarist Max Lasser

Swiss guitarist Max Lässer is an alumnus of Andreas Vollenweider’s band, and his music displays the same fluidity.

A Different Kind of Blue by guitarist Max Lasser
Nightsongs and Lullabies by Jim Chappell

The melodies of Nightsongs and Lullabies are reminiscent of the simplicity of the solo piano pieces from Tender Ritual and Dusk, but Jim opts here, instead, to share the spotlight with one other performer on several of the songs — a harmonica here, an oboe there, a cello here, a vocalist there and so on. Nightsongs and Lullabies is a gift of music for adults and children alike — to listen to during your favorite part of the day. Whether you share these melodies with your loved one or with your child, or keep them all to yourself, this is music for the quiet times, from a very special artist, Jim Chappell.

Nightsongs and Lullabies by Jim Chappell

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