Flowing water winds its way gently, not with force but following the path of least resistance. With patience and persistence, water penetrates the hardest stone. These soothing sounds of flowing water, blended harmoniously together with the breath of bamboo flutes, overtones of Chinese harp, tones of sound bowls and soft gongs, can softly penetrate our resistances, allowing us to gently, gently let go.
Through his extensive studies of the healing impact of music, Sayama has created an intimate hour of music that sets a resonance to help release accumulated stress and blockages. In combination with the clinically proven benefits of massage, this musical journey can be an invaluable tool for our healing process.
Chi flows through the breath, love flows through the heart and intertwined, the energy flows through the hands. Music to encourage the flow of good chi and guide the hands of the practitioner.
There is a place where all energy gathers and from where all movement harmoniously expands. Sayama has masterfully crafted this album to flow with the qi gong form of modern day Shaolin master Shi Xinggui. Like the seamless sequence itself, this peaceful music will gently energize the body allowing the dust of a busy day to be swept away and replaced by an inner calm, a harmony with all life.
You can almost smell the cumin and vanilla and hear the calls of the street vendors as you let these quiet and tranquil sounds wash over your body.” —Massage Therapy Journal
There is a stillness, a point of balance, from which all movement stems, just as there is a place of silence from which all sound emanates. On Call of the Mystic, Karunesh has established such a base from which many wondrous instruments and sounds leap into joyful expression. Beautifully played bells, chimes, Tibetan bowls, sitar, sarod and Chinese instruments, bansuri flute and Indian violin come alive in a symphony of celebration — an offering, a meditation, a delightfully mystical calling, irresistible to heart and mind.
Known for his beautiful solo piano works, Chappell branches out to include strings, percussion, woodwinds and brass on Saturday’s Rhapsody; music sure to kickoff a blissful weekend. From the stirring first cuts, to the cheery “Fancy Pants,” from the airy “A Weekend to Remember,” to the dusky feel of “One Last Time,” Saturday’s Rhapsody evokes many moods to coincide with every aspect of a spontaneous Saturday to remember.