Everyone has heard that meditation, yoga, and prayer can lower blood pressure, lower stress, and provide other health benefits. A new study takes the health claims one step further, by showing that gene activity changes too. Scientists at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston wanted to show “the underlying molecular mechanisms that explain these clinical benefits.”1
Folks often ask me what other kinds of music I’ve composed in addition to Liquid Mind. The short answer is: A lot. I’ve composed music for film & television, and even wrote a number one pop song in Germany in the late 1980’s called “You're My One and Only” by Jennifer Rush. Perhaps the most unique song I’ve written is called “Oh Liberty!”, a patriotic anthem I was asked to compose for the rededication of the national World War I museum and monument in Kansas City, Missouri.
The new album, Path of the Divine by Rajendra Teredesai is perfect for meditation, yoga or just taking a quiet moment to relax. This video will help set the tone and is a great introduction to Teredesai’s beautiful soundscapes.
Real Music: Tell us a little about the music you are working on now.
Buedi Siebert: I have been sitting and meditating for a long time now and thinking about what is next for me. Right now I have two projects in mind. The first will be called Prana — and is music for yoga.
1013 Main Street radio with Seung Jung Hung interviews Michael Hoppé at the International Piano Festival in Seoul, Korea.
The first Afghan American to win a Grammy — Omar Akram was interviewed BBC’s Outlook. The interview features insights into Arkram’s early career, meeting Fidel Castro and many cuts of his music, including Grammy winning Echoes of Love.
"Rarely do I come across a meditative album that can be played over and over, either for that purpose or as truly relaxing background music...
Real Music’s featured wellness CD this month is Liquid Mind VIII: Sleep. Chuck Wild, a foremost expert in musical health solutions, designs his Liquid Mind Musical Healthcare™ compositions to help people relax, reduce their anxiety and get quality sleep. Chuck shares with us his tips on getting to and staying asleep.