About CG Deuter
Born in 1945 in post-war Germany in the town of Falkenhagen. As a child he was drawn to sounds of nature and musical instruments. He taught himself the guitar, flute, harmonica and "just about every instrument I could get my hands on," though it wasn’t until after a near-fatal car crash, while working as a journalist that he decided to pursue a career in music. His first release in 1970, titled D, marked the beginning of Deuter's spiritual and musical journey He combined acoustic and electronic elements with ethnic instrumentation and nature sounds, such as bird songs and crickets, paving the way for a new genre of music known as New Age.
Deuter traveled extensively in Asia during the 1970s and 1980s in search of spiritual and creative inspiration while studying Indian music.
He has learned an ever-expanding array of instruments, including the flute, guitar, sitar, koto, shakuhachi flute ,Tibetan singing bowls, santoor, bouzouki, piano, keyboard and drums. He records his own projects and has released over 60 albums.
Deuter's 2015 album Illumination of the Heart was voted among the top finalists for Album of the Year and Best Meditation/Relaxation Album by broadcasters and industry experts at Zone Music Reporter.
2021 marks another turn in the road as he is releasing a new album, “Song of the Last Tree” on his own label as CG Deuter.
Hans Christian is a German-born cellist/multi-instrumentalist and producer now based in the United States.
To date, he has released 21 CDs, including six CDs with his group RASA, on Hearts of Space/Valley Entertainment, New Earth Records, Sounds True, Lejos Del Paraiso, and his own label Allemande Music and has appeared as a guest musician on recordings for Geffen, A&M, and Spirit Voyage.
David Darling and Hans Christian’s latest album, Ocean Dreaming Ocean, Is now available!
March 4, 1941 - January 8, 2021
“David Darling played the cello the way Georgia O’Keefe painted mountains; decisive, delicate and dedicated to his truth. He could play joy and grief at the same time, the way they occur in life.”
- Kate Munger
David Darling and Hans Christian,
Ocean Dreaming Ocean, is available now.
Harpist, singer and composer Therese Schroeder-Sheker has devoted her life to exploring this greatest silence of all, through more than forty years of clinical experience serving the physical and spiritual needs of the dying with prescriptive music. Ms. Schroeder-Sheker founded the palliative medical modality of music-thanatology and The Chalice of Repose Project, the first music-thanatology organization in the world.
Her beautiful and award-winning recordings include The Queen’s Minstrel, Rosa Mystica, and The Geography of the Soul. She is the author of Transitus: A Blessed Death in the Modern World. As the title of that book suggests, her work has a contemplative dimension that explores how music can be a gift to those who are dying or in hospice or palliative care.
January 6, 1945 - December 25, 2020
One of the great environmental writers of our time, he explored how we live justly with each other and with the earth