Sunday, May 18, 2008
Steven Halpern - Starborn Suite
STEVEN HALPERN - STARBORN SUITE
halpern sounds HS780 stereo
here is the third installment in the halpern sonic bliss catalog.
listeners describe this SOUNDSCAPE as "crystal petals tinkling in the solar wind" and "the kind of music you hear in your dreams".
side 1 of STARBORN SUITE features the sustained voicings of a celestial string section and occasional "choir" (read: polyphonic string synthesizer), over and around which halpern's crystalline electric piano shimmers in ethereal splendor.
side 2 features an extraordinary recording made on location while halpern was visiting Findhorn, the world famous spiritual community in northern scotland. he is heard playing the grand piano in the findhorn meditation sanctuary.