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Song Of The Soul
Song of the Soul invites you to a soul-level encounter. Music has the ability to proclaim the soul's language beyond what mere words can speak. That's what we seek as we invite our guests to share their Song of the Soul. You will hear the music that has charted the steps of their spiritual journey, that has provided a touchstone in the soul's dark night, and sung the hearts awe and joy when come to the Light. As you listen to Song of the Soul, you are both witness and companion to our guest's spiritual path and sacred testimony.

Song of the Soul guests provide about 25 minutes of the music that speaks of their spiritual path, beliefs or journey, and Mark Helpsmeet explores with them the relevance and meaning of this music to their experience. Some guests are musicians, perhaps sharing their own music, but most guests are simply sharing music they've been impacted by, written and performed by others.

The theme song for this program is by Cris Williamson and is called Song of the Soul. Please check out the wealth of great music Cris has gifted to the world.

Living Music, Sacred Flute (4/27/2019)

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Peter Phippen is best known, perhaps, as a master of the flute - actually many different types of flutes, including those of Native American origin. That is, in fact, what earned him a Grammy nomination back in 2010. But Peter is all about all music, so you'll also frequently encounter him rocking out on his bass and whatever other form of music and instrumentation the moment calls for. In particular, his ability to improvise soul-deep on his flutes is known to transport listeners young and old.
Past/current religious/spiritual influences:
Native American, Neo-pagan, Taoist

Unless otherwise noted, all songs in this program are written & performed by Peter Phippen:
Richard Fool Bull Bird-Head Flute - from Woodnotes Wyld
Drawing Down the Moon - from Lavender Calm with Arja Kastinen
Autumn Memories - from Sacred Spaces with Enrique Rueda
Suspended Within - from Suspended Within with Rahbi Crawford


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BONUS: Painful Lesson
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BONUS: Peter Learns Producing
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BONUS: Interdental Embouchsure
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BONUS: Peter's Collaborations