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Michael Ormiston & Candida Valentino CDs & DVDS


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heavens mountains sacred lake cd cover.jpgHeaven’s Mountains, Sacred Lakes ,Ancient Lands (Amina 2012)

Michael Ormiston & Candida Valentino. Music inspired by the people, landscape & culture of Kyrgyzstan and ...


kora cd cover.jpgKora, A Sacred Sound Journey (Amina Kora01)

Michael Ormiston, Candida Valentino & Kanti

Kora reflects the inspirational sound journeys that Kanti, Michael & Candida create together & their pilgrimages to sacred lands, particularly Mongolia, Nepal & Tibet.


Individual Lessons Info


ashtamangala cd cover.jpgAshtamangala: The Eight Auspicious Symbols

Michael Ormiston & Candida Valentino (Amina 2011)

The pieces on this CD represent Michael & Candida’s contemporary sonic reflections upon the Eight Auspicious Symbols of Buddhism


chintamani cover.jpgChintamani (precious stone)

by Michael Ormiston & Candida Valentino (Amina 2010)

Chintamani “Precious Jewel” inspired by Mongolian Overtone & Undertone singing, Ancient Central Asian, the sacred Earth, Tuvan Shamanic Song & more 




Film Clips


tibetan bowl DVD.jpgTibetan Singing Bowl Teaching DVD

Michael Ormiston & Candida Valentino

This DVD comprehensively shows the methods of playing singing bowls. Each section clearly demonstrates the techniques for relaxation, meditation, deep listening & sound massage.



Radiant Voyages CD.jpgRadiant Voyages (Amina 2009)            

Michael Ormiston & Candida Valentino

Five original compositions for Tibetan Singing Bowls based on the five elements, Earth, Water, Fire, Air and Ether. They can be used as a meditation reflecting upon the nature of these elements.


Collaborations & Previous Projects


altai himalaya cd.jpgAltai Himalaya

Michael Ormiston & Candida Valentino (Amina 2008)

Songs, Mantras, Overtone & Undertone Singing

inspired by the Altai & Himalaya Mountains



Bija mantra CD.jpgBija Mantra Meditation

Candida Valentino (Amina Mantra 001)

CD contains the full Bija Mantra including the secondary seed

syllables to enable easy learning, listening and transformational chanting & Toning for relaxation,Tibetan Singing Bowl Meditation



Concert info


As Above CD.jpgAs Above

Michael Ormiston (Amina 2001)

Relaxation, meditation and deep listenin g compositions featuring Tibetan Singing Bowls, Undertone & Overtone singing

and Turkish/north African Ney




Arc CD.jpgArc

Michael Ormiston (Amina 2002)

Compositions and traditional melodies for ancient bowed Asian instruments featuring Morin Khuur, Kobyz, Esraj, Khöömii singing, jaw’s harps, field recordings, overtone singing and...

TV Film Radio


Other  CDs


winds of heaven cd.jpgThe Winds of Heaven

Michael Ormiston (Amina 2003)

Traditional Mongolian Khöömii melodies &original overtone singing compositions, Morin Khuur, Yatag, Tibetan Singing Bowls, gongs, Tobshuur, jaw’s harps, Ethiopian flute and bowed cymbal.



Life after Life CD.jpgLife After Life  

by Candida Valentino  (Amina 2004)

Songs, Chants and Mantras from around the world. Collaboration with Michael Ormiston. Melodies from Mongolia, India, Tuva. Tibetan Bowls, gongs, Native American Flute, Shaman’s Drum




Mongolian Music


Tone magic.jpgTone Magic

Michael Ormiston & Candida Valentino (Amina 2005)

Improvisations using the natural acoustics of Zurich main Police Station featuring,Overtone & Undertone Singing, Conch, Gongs, Tibetan Singing Bowls, Morin Khuur.


deep gongs.jpgDeep Gongs  

Michael Ormiston & Candida Valentino (Amina 2006)

Meditations, Journeys & Deep listening with symphonic gongs. Michael & Candidahave been using sound as a healing art for the past 20 years; these recordings bring consciousness to the world of sound & vibration.

Mongolian Khöömii Singers & Info


boundless cd.jpgBoundless(Amina 2007)

Michael Ormiston, Candida Valentino & Eddy Sayer

Compositions & Improvisations for played struck, bowed & rubbed Symphonic & Wind Gongs. With Conch Shells, Windy’s, Bells and Bowed Tibetan Singing Water Bowls. 



dom and vince cd.jpgConcert of Sacred, Healing Sounds & Songs

Michael Ormiston, Candida Valentino, Vince DeCicco,

Domenic DeCicco and Eddy Sayer (Alt001)

Live Alternatives at St James's Church, Piccadilly. Please note

that there is only a strictly limited edition of this CD. 


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fabraice CD.jpg“Du Dire Au Faire Au Milieu La Mer

Michael Ormiston (Amina 2006SP)

Live recording of music from the dance/live painting performance in Geneva. Devised and composed in collaboration with Fabrice & Gilbert Mazliah



medicine men cd.jpgThe Last of the Medicine Men  

Michael Ormiston & Keithe Waithe (BBC music WMSF 6031-2)

Original Compositions from the acclaimed BBC 2 Television series about Shamanism. Co-composed with Keithe Waithe.




star canyon.jpgStar Canyon

Michael Ormiston & Jeff Higley (JHMO 01)

Duets with Jeff Higley featuring Tibetan Singing Bowls, overtone/undertone singing, Native American flute, Morin Khuur, Shakuhachi, Xiao, Yatag, Cheng, Tobshuur,Ney flute, Shawm, Gongs, Bowed Cymbals, Shaman’s drum, and more


sound mountain.jpgSound Mountain (SMP 001)

Michael Ormiston, Jeff Higley, Cathy Richards & Simon Higley Compositions & improvisations inspired by a visit to Mongolia in 1997, featuring Khöömii, didgeridu, bassoon, djembe, ocarina, voice, esraj, morin khuur, pi-saw, limbe, yatag, Tibetan Singing Bowls, gongs, perc.etc..