Each moment of every day we can discover the richness of life and if we look through such eyes, we cannot help discovering the “colors of a new dawn.” Listen and let your heart fill with hope and expectation. Austrian born Gandalf blends acoustic, electronic and spherical sounds and weaves folk elements into a symphonic structure to create his unmistakable and unique musical style.
Gandalf’s music is inspired by the beauty of nature and by the wisdom and myths of various cultures. Magician of sounds and painter of musical landscapes, he conjures moods and magical moments that point to other realities behind the scenes in our fast-paced modern world. Austrian born Gandalf blends acoustic, electronic and spherical sounds and weaves folk elements into a symphonic structure to create his unmistakable and unique musical style.
A powerful, refined blend of acoustic and electronic music, Into Forever is timeless. Frequently, the composition is spare and spacious, giving us pause to appreciate the beauty of silence defined by sound. From low resonating notes to high-flying overtones, the acoustic and electronic elements organically unify to create a deep and meditative recording.” —Bette Timm
“I wanted to create an acoustic perfume, a soft musical fragrance to help listeners relax and unwind.” — Frank Steiner, Jr.
“In listening almost every day for the six months since its arrival, I’ve found Steiner’s new album to exceed his goal, at each listening connecting me to a profoundly wondrous sanctuary of peace. I invite you to share my beautiful experiences.” — Terence Yallop, President, Real Music
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.
Sublimely tender Koch melodies dedicated to 19th century pioneer and visionary aviator Otto Lilienthal, who glided silently on the wind, the birds his inspiration for lifting his wings into the skies. Piano, keyboards, guitar, bass and light percussion. Snuggle into a cozy chair for a carefree hour of flying free.