Douglas King | Resonant Hush - Deceptively Simple Melodies, Volume 2

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Resonant Hush - Deceptively Simple Melodies, Volume 2

by Douglas King

If there is such a thing as New Age Classical then this is it. Listening to Douglas King is like listening to a fusion of Liz Story, George Winston and Keith Jarrett with Chopin, Mozart and Bach.
Genre: New Age: Solo Instrumental
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1. Kismet Douglas King
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2. Transcendance Douglas King
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3. Joy Full Douglas King
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4. Dark Mantra Douglas King
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5. Blue Rising Douglas King
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6. Desert Dust Douglas King
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7. Ocean Ride Douglas King
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8. Celtic Twilight Douglas King
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9. Sun Dawn Douglas King
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10. Snow Song Douglas King
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11. The Mystery Douglas King
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12. The Dream Douglas King
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13. Reminiscing Douglas King
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14. Four Blue Mice Douglas King
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15. Dark Bells Douglas King
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16. Interlude Douglas King
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17. Quiet Thought Douglas King
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18. Secret Garden Douglas King
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19. The Butterfly Douglas King
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20. Ring Round Douglas King
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21. Stone Dance Douglas King
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22. Gregorian Blue Douglas King
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23. Journey Douglas King
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24. Beauty Douglas King
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25. Innisfree Douglas King
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26. Far Away Douglas King
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27. Baby Blue Douglas King
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28. A Romance Douglas King
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29. Classic Color Douglas King
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30. Lament Douglas King
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31. Faery Tale Douglas King
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32. Rainbow Douglas King
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33. Night Drive (Ginny King) Ginny King
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34. Merry Round Douglas King
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35. Busy Bee Douglas King
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36. An Ending Douglas King
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If there is such a thing as New Age Classical then this is it. Listening to Douglas King is like listening to a fusion of Liz Story, George Winston and Keith Jarrett with Chopin, Mozart and Bach.

Mindworm Records profits are donated to Hospicecare. If you enjoy these CDs please consider making another purchase or a voluntary donation to support the release of future CDs. Contact: music@mindwormrecords.com

Dr. Douglas king is a former CEO who served three governors and three university presidents in public service. But early in his life, he was a keyboard performer.

After attending the prestigious Wisconsin Conservatory of Music, he won awards at juried piano performance competitions attended by thousands of people. He briefly played on television, in clubs and for special events. But he stopped to pursue another career: his passion for the noble social purposes of public service.

He was candidly recorded in hundreds of private keyboard sessions. Those who listened said they never heard anything quite like it before or since. They urged him to share his music. But he remained a reclusive enigma, making only impromptu appearances and he donated his grand piano to a Buddhist healing center.

Then one day hundreds of people heard him play and they requested copies of his recordings. Their enthusiasm coaxed him into finally releasing some CDs. Now a niche audience of thousands of adventurous listeners around the world follows his music.

The tracks are spontaneous moments that were captured live as they happened. The tracks are raw. You are listening to them as they were played at different times in different places on different keyboards - unpolished with nuance, quirky unaccountable effects, miking artifacts and background.

These ambient recordings reveal serendipitous transients and overtones that manifest in mysterious dances of harmonics that sing like aural dust floating in a hush of wind lit by a prism of iconic melodies in an evening sunlight.

The music is a mesmerizing, collage of eccentric keyboard melodies. They stick in your mind like musical worms.

It is an eclectic blend of genres; an unconventional salad of unexpected sounds and styles that defy categories. Like themes from movies not yet made. Art not just entertainment.

Some songs are relaxed; some are intense. Some are long; some are short. Some are warm; some are atonal. Some are rhythmic; some are halting. Some are familiar; some are odd. But they all have one thing in common:

They are deceptively simple melodies. You will remember how they made you feel.


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Georgia Hopf

Simply Lovely!
Another wonderful CD Doug. Simply lovely!

Helen Ladwig

Played Over and Over!
I played your new CD over and over for three days until my husband finally made me turn it off!

MVC

It Runs In My Store
I play it in my store for my customers to listen to every day.

Arden Sandsnes

Cannot Believe What I Hear!
I simply cannot describe what it is that I am listening to!

Gerald Szafranski & Alan Snopek

Very very pleasant.
This CD is very pleasant and we play it in the car on our trips.

Lily Paquett

You Are Truly Gifted
I wanted to let you know how much I have enjoyed your CD. I listen to it a lot of times in my office and it helps me to stay relaxed! I am so happy for you in following your musical aspirations. You truly have a gift that many will enjoy!!

Dr. Kurt Schuebel

This CD is Wonderful!
The CD is wonderful! You are a very talented man! Even my 12 year old son, who is just now getting into pop music, said: “Hey, this guy is not half bad!” If one can elicit this type of response from a pre-teen, you know you have it going!

Pat Clark

Very Relaxing
I enjoy your CD very much. It is very relaxing.

Carol Savage

I Play This In My Car
I just love this CD. It is so relaxing. I play it in the car on the way home.

Christin and Udo Brumming

We Enjoy This Music Very Much
We like your CD very much and enjoy the music. We have given it our friends in Germany.
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