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Brad Vanlandingham Snow Moon Holiday Music - November 24, 2015

Snow Moon Holiday music album by Brad Vanlandingham

Spread the peace and joy this Holiday Season.

Snow Moon | Holiday music by Brad Vanlandingham on iTunes

Snow Moon Holiday Album Cover Art

New Release Sound Elixirs, Vol. III: Piano - Potions for Compassion - December 10, 2012

Sound Elixirs Vol. III: Piano - Potions for Compassion Cover

Sound Elixirs, Vol. III: Piano - Potions for Compassion is now available on iTunes! The third volume in the Sound Elixirs series by Brad Vanlandingham, released on 11 December, 2012 is rooted in the essence of compassion. "What sounds, chords, movements convey compassion, was the question held, as this album was created. What turns the inner most heart of our human nature to the feelings, thoughts and atmosphere of compassion is a tender loving kindness that understands what it's like for another. Compassion is most readily accessible as we turn our love to others; toward our children, partners in life, parents, friends, those we easily feel affinity toward. In these compositions, that affinity is what became the core of each piece. May this music bring an arising of compassion in you the listener, making compassion ever stronger, in order that compassion may expand and grow for ourselves, and each other."

Brad's intention for the Sound Elixirs series is to bring each listener an experience which evokes an atmosphere of Compassion in order that such a positive influence may be easily, more readily available and accessible, shifting the mental environment toward a more beneficial direction. "If anyone can receive some benefit or relief from all the disturbing thoughts and emotions arising due to so many challenges and difficulties that we face each and every day, then it certainly is good."

Brad thanks you for taking the time to read these words and for purchasing the music. It's through your support that this work will continue for many years to come. "May you have happiness and the causes of happiness always."

"Enjoy the music and your life through compassion for all."

SOUND ELIXIRS Volume II Now Available - October 11, 2012

Sound Elixirs Vol. II: Piano - Potions for Joy Cover Art

The second volume in the Sound Elixirs series is available. Sound Elixirs, Vol. II: Piano - Potions for Joy released on 11 October, 2012 focuses on expressing all the subtle  shades of the positive force of Joy. "As I was putting these compositions together for this album it struck me how many different characteristics a single emotion can have. Joy is often thought of as, well just joy, but depending on the environment, circumstances, conditions and all those little things that surround a particular moment, there are all these flavors. Joy can have tones that are quiet, jovial, tender, exuberant or simply satisfying. That's what this volume of sound shaping is all about; creating an offering of Joy in many of it's varied hues."

Like the first volume in the Sound Elixir series, Potions for Joy is rendered through the piano as will be the third volume. Brad's intention is to bring to you the listener an experience which evokes an atmosphere of Joy in order that such a positive influence being easily and readily available and accessible may shift the mental environment toward a more beneficial direction. "As I mentioned in regard to the first volume, if anyone can receive some benefit or relief from all the disturbing thoughts and emotions arising due to so many challenges and difficulties that we face each and every day, then it certainly is good."

Brad thanks you for taking the time to read these words and for purchasing the music. It's through your support that this work will continue for many years to come. "May you have happiness and the causes of happiness always."

"Enjoy the music!"

Celebrating World Sight Day - Art for Eyes Project - October 10, 2012

My Eyes - Art For Eyes Project Peek Announcement Photo

Today is a day of celebrating World Sight Day! The second Thursday of October each year is the internationally recognized World Sight Day. This year Brad is launching a photography project to raise funds in cooperation with the SEVA Foundation and Vision 2020, a global initiative for the elimination of avoidable blindness by the year 2020. 20 of Brad's photos are being selected for the project and will be published in a signed and number limited edition of 20 prints each; 20 prints of 20 photo-art works. Many countries around the world will be observing World Sight Day on the 13th of October this year. You are invited to explore and encouraged to discover more about this sight giving initiative by visiting SEVA Foundation's website and the Vision 2020 website for more insight.

Looking to give some insight to a vision for all to see.

Happy Birthday to His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama - July 6, 2012

In honor of the 77th anniversary of His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama's birth Brad has released the music video for Calming Formula - Eka (track #1) from his latest album SOUND ELIXIRS Vol. I: Piano - Potions for Calming. May all those who view and share it receive the benefit of calming influence. http://youtu.be/k0L9DWp3FxU

New SOUND ELIXIRS Release Now Available! - May 25, 2012

SOUND ELIXIRS Vol. I: Piano - Potions for Calming Cover Art

SOUND ELIXIRS is a series offered with a clear intention. Brad's life has been a constant exploration focused on clarifying intention and motivation in relation to the whole of human experience. "I have a single aim. Every thought, word and activity in every way is born, developed, produced and expressed from that aim and dedicated to the fulfillment of that aim. The aim is to benefit others in anyway I possibly can."

The SOUND ELIXIRS series is an expression of Brad's commitment to that aim. Each volume in the Sound Elixirs series focuses on expressing a single positive force for the sole purpose of invoking, generating and cultivating in the listener a helpful, positive and beneficial state of mind constructive in easing the effects of disturbing emotions. "Stress, worries, fears, all these and more are conditions and causes of such horrible sufferings which only lead to more suffering for ourselves and others. If even a single person can receive any benefit, any relief from such disturbing and afflictive thoughts and emotions for even a moment, that moment can grow into more moments; maybe then their life and everyone's life can be a little better. This human existence is precious. So if I can contribute some influence of calming, joy, compassion, strength or other positive qualities through music, then it's a good thing."

The first volume in the SOUND ELIXIRS series, Piano - Potions for Calming, is centered on the calming influence. "Let's start there. Calming. Give the mind some calming influence, a break from all the mind noise and maybe with a bit of calming influence we can see things more clearly, reasonably and give ourselves and each other some space; space to make a better decision, to be more kind, patient, or space to calm down and just not yell at the dog. You know? A little calming can really change everything."

"Enjoy the music!"

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