7 Bach Meditations

by Andrew Brel and Hugh Burns.

Bach’s transcendent compositional approach is presented here in a unique way, with a variety of stringed instruments placed in an ambient context around the contemplative guitar styling of Hugh Burns, to explore and extend the composers spiritual intention.

7 Bach Meditations is an ideal point of focus for a meditative ambiance.
Great music for:

Spa relaxation
Coffee shop
Calming children


One of the aims of music in Bach’s time was the expression of emotion or passion and mood creation. He crafted music to suit the mood and meaning of the text and situation. Some musicologists have drawn attention to the mathematical patterns within his compositions and whether Bach used such techniques is the subject of much debate. However the purity of his melodies and the logic of his past writing have qualities that transcend any theoretical analysis and have inspired and touched people at the deepest level generation after generation. Bach is regarded as one of the greatest composers of all times.

His musical output was extraordinary. As a teacher and working musician he composed solo works for piano, cello and violin, as well as major choral and orchestral works. During his period as an organist and court musician for Duke Wilhelm Ernst of Weimar he composed the prelude and fugue in D major, the Toccata, adagio and fugue in C major. He also arranged works by other musicians. During his five years in Leipzig he provided music for a number of city churches.

The works from this period include the St John and St Matthew Passions. Working in many cases with pupils from Thomasschule where he also taught. He died in Leipzig 28 July 1750. Interest in Bach’s music declined for about 50 years after his death. After this time his manuscripts began to be rediscovered by musicians and slowly performances of his magnificence music began to receive wide recognition. Musicians of all generations since have discovered for themselves the incredible qualities of this music. Fox example Pablo Casals playing and recordings brought the solo cello suites to a wider audience. Villa Lobos also used Bach’s as an inspiration for his Bachianas Brasileiras series of compositions where he explored the connections between Bach’s counterpoint and Brazilian folk music.

His music can be played on many different instruments. Pieces composed for solo violin or cello have been performed on guitar or keyboard. Musical conventions in Bach’s time were very strict. The first lute suite composed in Weimar (1708 – 1723) is an example of classic suite form and includes all the ornamentation in general use at that time. The ornaments often gave the performer an opportunity to display their instrumental skills. In the Bach’s meditation it was decided to play the melodies with very little ornamentation or extreme dynamics, allowing the first time listener to appreciate the pure melodic line in a straight forward and clear way.

The choice of pieces includes the Two Part Inventions prelude in D and Jesu Joy, this will serve as a wonderful introduction to the inspirational music of J S Bach.


Previous releases.

Consciousness raising music by Andrew Brel.



by Andrew Brel and Hugh Burns.

CELTIC INSPIRATION draws on the ancient traditions of Celtic Music to evoke the spirit of the natural world. Bringing the peaceful tranquility of the Lochs and Highlands into your living room to enable you to connect with the wonderful energy of the Celtic traditions.

This Music is inspired by the life of Turlough O Carolan, the blind Irish harpist whose glorious approach to melody has visited us through the ages. Filling the well of the subconscious Celtic memory that exists in us all with his pure vision of musicality and connecting us with another side of our humanity.

Alan Tarney provides a fabulous choral vocal on ‘Breathe’.


Angels and Unicorns

New age meditation Music by Andrew Brel and Hugh Burns

This recording is a useful tool for self-improvement, made to encourage the journey to your inner wisdom. To help you transform yourself, and make the world a better place.
The notes, frequencies and tempos used in the recording have been woven into a harmonious musical blend incorporating only positive elements, to raise individual consciousness, align you with the spiritual laws and enable you to upgrade your life experience, helping you enhance and uphold a positive attitude and enjoyment of life.

This music offers you the opportunity to take time out, to consider who you are and what relationship you want to have with yourself.
It helps you to identify and release all that hold you back, and aspire towards the karmic bliss that awaits anyone who transcends their past.




Recorded in September 2001.

Seven inspirational pieces of channeled angel music for the seven archangels - Gabriel, Jophiel, Chamuel, Michael, Raphael, Uriel and Zadkiel.

Performed by Andrew Brel on acoustic guitar and Peter Stone on piano. Includes a wonderful recording of a Tibetan singing bowl.

"When I heard this music I was taken straight to the Angelic Realm" - Diana Cooper.

Runs for 72 min's.




Written and performed by Andrew Brel.

Kumeka is a master spirit with whom Diana Cooper has been channeling for some time and it was in this way that the request to provide a musical introduction for Kumeka came about.
Message from Diana Cooper:
Kumeka, Lord of Light, is the master of the eighth ray, a new ray which has just started to shine down on Earth. It is the ray of deep transmutation, intended to bring about personal and planetary change in the New Age.
This mighty Being came from another Universe to help raise the frequency of our planet, which is now urgently needed.
He can now work through millions of people at one time and seeks people of vision and higher light with whom he can work.
This beautiful music will help you to connect with Kumeka and do your part in lifting the consciousness of humanity."


Golden Atlantis by by Andrew Brel

The Golden Years of Atlantis were the most spiritual there have ever been on this planet. This music, seven songs lasting for 72 minutes evokes the spirit of Atlantis.

Real instrumentation includes acoustic guitar by Andrew Brel, flute by Becky Whiting and piano by Peter Stone. Calm inspirational relaxing and uplifting melodic landscapes that will enhance your spiritual wellness.







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