Music from the Touchstone Studios
Sacred Circle Dance and LongDance Music
What is The LongDance?

Children of The MidWinter Moon
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(one of our best selling and most appreciated circle dance tapes) 
Give Yourself to Love, The Mystic Spiral, Haida, Lord of The Dance, Full MoonLight, Opening in Sweet Surrender, Ishq Allah, Erev Shel Shoshonim, Hana Avar Babanot, Old Woman, Ancient Mother, The MidWives Dance

Anja's SongBook
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Mashallah, Dumela Mariba, Funga, Tzadik Katimar, ManaVu, RainBow Woman, Find My Joy, Jai Ambe, Shiva Shambo, .He Ambe

Return to Holy Mountain
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(mostly Anja, some songs with Shaker and friends) 
 Oro Se Vie, The Four Seasons, Alunelul, Oneg Shabbat,  Adamana Palikanari,  Sacred to My People, Om Namo Ravitabaya,Tsur Mishelo, Tumbalalaika, Caravan 

Drinking From The Fountain
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(Anja  invited Lissa and Erin to join with her 
on many of the songs on this CD) 
Fill Your Cup, Adjun Az Istan, 
 Hinei Ma Tov , Hinei Ma Tov (instr),  Kali, Durga, Jacku, Many Rivers, 
 Karev Yom, Govinda, Bismillah

Whispers and Giggles of The NightHeart 
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(A Collection of Touchstone Favorites) 
Opening in Sweet Surrender, Baby Rose (a contra dance with steps called),
Casbah Queens (a contra dance with steps called),, 
Ditty Dance, Ve David, Dimna Juda (short), Dimna Juda , 
Aide jano, Erev Shel Shonim , Hana Avar Babanot, Tsur Mishilo

A Basket of Circle Dances 
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(A Collection of Touchstone Favorites) 
Jack'u, Oro Se Vie, Oneg Shabbat, Adjun Az Istan, Lord of the Dance, Haida, 
Hana Avar Babanot, Hinei Ma Tov,  Om Namo Ravitabaya, 
Karev Yom, Caravan, Tsur Mishilo, All I Ask of You

Autumn - a gathering of friends 
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Find My Joy, Earth Beneath My Feet, Queen of Heaven, 
Makedonska, Lgnala Dana, Miserlu, Tino Mori, Hungarian Gypsy,
Anastasia, ErevBa, Atahuapa, ShaluShlom, Autumn

Musical SunShine 
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Give Yourself to Love, Sacred Oak Tree, Wander on the Woodland, 
I Believe in, Humble, Leaving Cross the River,Walking Tree, 
Joy is in My Heart

The Winds of Grace
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The Songs:
Lalam Almin, Estafrula, Touching Her Deep (long),
 Yakzanís Love Song (a round)

Remembrance
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A-Minor, Ave Maria, Magnificat, Havlan Lakhma,
 Lalam Almin, Touching Her Deep (short), 
Mata, Gate Gate, Deep Blue Sea, Yakzans Love Song

The Peace CD

a special benefit Peace CD that we are offering. 
all of the profits of which go to directly people helping children 
traumatized by the occupation in Palestine 


 
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Sacred Circle Dance Music
especially for The LongDance
What is The LongDance?

The Caravan
a beautiful and long, long version by Lissa Carter and Anja

The LongDance (vol one)
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Shaker is the primary musician on all of these pieces except Earth Return 
We are a Circle  (20 minutes)  modern, Kakukluchika (16  minutes), Russia, 
Issos  (16  minutes)  ancient Greece,  Earth Return  (23  minutes) modern

Journies of The Night Heart - The LongDance (vol two)
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This CD is a gem for dancing or for simply listening to. 
It includes the Song 'Joy is in My Heart' 
which, while it is not a dance piece, 
is one of the songs that Anja will frequently sing 
to close an evening of Sacred Circle Dance or LongDance. 
The Breathing Bismillah,  Allah Allah Bim Bam,  My lord is a Rock,  Humble, 
Ya Bassir Wali Allah,  Mir Mir O Mir, May the Great Spirit,  Joy is in My Heart

The LongDance (vol three)
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(Miru Mir   35 minutes  Shakti Jai  24 minutes,  Waves Upon The Shore 11 minutes)

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Contemplative Music

Catch My Soul
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A long contemplative version of an old spiritual 
by Lissa, Anja, Brandon and friends

For All Those Who Wander
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two long contemplative piano pieces from Anja 
We use this music for  yoga classes, meditative background music, joy heart listening.


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Ballads

Lieder von eine Lange Reise (Songs From a Long Journey)
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Anjaís Collection of German Childrens Songs and Peace Ballads 
(deeply moving even before you read the translations) 
(booklet of translations of the songs included) 
Wolfsfied, Die Blinde Katerina, Rot und Blau, Faul Sein, Hestar Jonas, 
Die Alte auf der Schaukel, Drei Zigeuner, Elch Lied , Die Alte Moorhexe, Hexenlied, 
Unterm Pflaster, Kaspar Hauser , Schlaflied, Weil Wir das Leben, 
Mein Vater wird Gesucht, Königin der Nacht

The Minstrel's Best
 a collection of favorite ballads by Anja
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Though Anja is best klnown for her Circle Dance and LongDance music and teaching, 
she has long been a minstrel in her own right. 
Some are also well-known Circle Dances. 
All are well-loved ballads. 
These are the songs that people will again and again ask Anja to sing. 
Humble,  Many Rivers, Kissed by The Tears of a Thousand Angels, 
Sacred To My People, Rainbow Woman, Give Yourself to Love,  Happiness Runs, 
Drei Zigeuner,  Hexenlied,  Find My Joy,  Walking Tree 

The Garden in Winter
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Lissa Carterís original ballads.  This collection is incredible.  I personally guarantee you will be delighted in the fabric and soul of this creation of Lissaís.   Full refunds on this one for any who do not appreciate it. 
Separate from the Land, Sing Once and Fly Away, This One, Holy Land, Truth, Pied Piper, Healing, Return,  Cup of Tea, Way of Breathing, Competition, Resurrection, Wander on the Woodland, Heavy, MoonLight, Winter, Wave Upon the Stone 


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Other

Give Thanks 
a collection of  Touchstone Farm  prayer songs for meals and birthdays
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Since music is so much a part of our daily life here at Touchstone, 
I suggested that we gather for a potluck dessert and recording fest 
to record some of our favorite meal gathering songs. 
     So we did. 
This joy-filled collection contains a full course 
of the gathering songs we customarily sing at meals here at the farm. 
light, giddy, soft, thoughtful, prayerful. 
some are circle dances; some are not. 
We Are A Circle,  United We Are One,  Only One Mother,  Om The Food, 
Food To The World,  Give Thanks,  Rejoice,  Thank You For The Food, 
The Lords Been Good, Blessed Am I,  Dear Friends,  We Come To You This Day, 
Happy Birthday to You-Me (a very different and joyfull version),  Sing It In Love, 
The Sun is Going To Shine,  Here We Are Once Again,  Fly Away Home,

Talks and Songs with Shaker 
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A radio interview  with Shaker that took place in Northampton, May 2000
The CD also includes  three songs which were written, played and recorded by Shaker
The Kingfisher  (3:46),  Rose (11:25) and Cocek Boogie  (10:39)
and a forth song, Issos (16 min) 
a traditional Greek Planting Dance originating in the Neolithic Period
arranged, played and recorded by Shaker

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Books and CDROMS

The Touchstone Sacred Dance Library
 a collection of choreography and histories of the dances
<> A CDROM OF 1,000 CIRCLE DANCES
This CDROM is essentially the entire Sacred Dance Web Page, 
but there are an additional 900 dances on it. 
That is over 1,400 dances in all. 
Each dance or variation has choreography, origins, histories and modalities. 
This is not a music CD.  It is a CDROM of information on the dances. 
Take a look at the Listing of some of the entries in the Library


 

"The Winds of Grace are always blowing
We need only to set our sails."

in the wind,

from the Circle of Circles,

Anja & Shaker

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