A Beautiful Day in the Hills

This album celebrates the cycles of nature – the days, the seasons, the years – the eternal cycle that is life.

The Healing Sounds of Natural Places

All the natural sounds on the album have been recorded by David, Madeleine & Samuel out in the field on a high-quality Sony PCM recorder. We are dedicated to capturing the healing sounds of magical places. This recording includes the ambience of the following healing locations;

 

The birds, breezes & mountain streams above Llanfair Waterdine e river Unk & her Spring Chorus near Clun

The river Unk & her Spring Chorus near Clun

The mountain stream running through Cussop-Dingle in the mountains near Hay-on- Wye

The magical woods at Almeley Wooton, Herefordshire

The gardens at Hergest Ridge, Herefordshire
The ambience and birds at The Wayland Smithy, Oxfordshire e evening swis soaring over the stones at Avebury Stone Circle e river Kennet at Avebury near to Silbury Hill Paradise Lane below Glastonbury Tor

The evening swifts soaring over the stones at Avebury Stone Circle

The river Kennet at Avebury near to Silbury Hill

Paradise Lane below Glastonbury Tor

Trees in the wind, half way along the Long Drove, Glastonbury

The lush, summer lanes near St Columb Major, Cornwall

The Holy Well at Cerne Abbas

The dawn chorus in the woods above Cerne Abbas

The birds along the ridgeway at the White Horse, Oxfordshire

The Summer birds along the Hergin at Llanfairwaterdine

A Tonal Meditation featuring the following tracks:

  1. Sunrise (part1)
  2. Sunrise (part 2)
  3. Sunset (part 1)
  4. Sunset (part 2)
  5. Nocturne (part 1)
  6. Nocturne (part 2)
  7. Under the Summer Stars (part 1)
  8. Under the Summer Stars (part 2)

Instruments: piano, harps, guitars, strings, dulcimers, drones, keyboards, bells, percussion & field recording of the streams, meadows, hills, rain & birds captured, conceived, written & played by Madeleine, Samuel & David Chassar-Hesketh.