When Christina learned that little harp seal pups were being hunted for their pure white pelts, her heart and energies went out for their protection.
Her crystal harp produces similar bell-like sounds that are often heard in the underwater calls of the seals. The ocean is ever so softly present lulling us into dreamland.
The haunting refrains of the wooden flute and panpipes sustain the melodies over the ripple of harp strings. This 70-minute album is perfect for massage and meditation and as a lullaby for helping our young ones get to sleep!
Music from Scotland and Ireland, plus Rodrigo’s Concerto for Aranjuez are featured along with Christina’s own original compositions.
A portion of the proceeds from the sale of this album goes to the International Fund for Animal Welfare for the protection of harp seals.
Here’s a sound file (that you can also download) with a sample from each track
Track listing: (CLICK on the track to jump to another part of the sample…)
1. Seal Lullaby
2. The Silkie (39 seconds)
3. Shores of Kilcrohane (65 seconds)
4. The Seal Woman’s Croon (112 seconds)
5. Harbor Cove (166 seconds)
6. Siciliana – Bach (208 seconds)
7. Tranquility – Reflections (254 seconds)
8. Song of the Seals (297 seconds)
9. Concerto de Aranjuez (346 seconds)
10. Suo Gan (384 seconds)
Total Length: 1:09:57
Label: Emerald Harp Productions
Amazon customer reviews:
“Serenity in a jewelcase I use this album whenever I have problems with migraines, sleeplessness or anxiety. The tones of the harp are soothing and smooth. The addition of ocean waves and seals barking at the end or beginning of the songs makes it easy to mentally place yourself on a deserted beach at Big Sur or anywhere on the Northern California coast. This Download is a true getaway from the stresses of life.”
“Most beautiful music in my collection I am always looking for just the right piece of music to encourage relaxation and aid meditation, and have bought numerous CDs promising to do just that – but they don’t.
This Download is the most beautiful of any I have ever heard. It takes you away with the first notes and you don’t ever want to stop listening. The cover insert says “we captured a magical interaction of musical souls creating on a bed of ocean wave sounds.” The seal who came to listen is a bonus. The only problem with this download is that it’s too short!”