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Levi Chen with Lisa Franco and Michael Masley - Celtic Zen FLAC album

Performer: Levi Chen
Genre: Electronic
Title: Celtic Zen
Country: US
Released: 1997
Style: New Age, Ambient
FLAC version ZIP size: 1209 mb
MP3 version ZIP size: 1642 mb
WMA version ZIP size: 1882 mb
Rating: 4.9
Votes: 216

Celtic Zen is the self-titled album by Levi Chen (guitar and gu zheng), harpist Lisa Franco, and Michael Masley on cymbalom (a chromatic hammered dulcimer played with special strikers attached to each finger). Featured guest artists include harpist Tina Tourin, percussionist Brent Lewis and other musicians playing an incredible variety of instruments: Chinese violin, various flutes, drums, chimes, bells, pan pipes, cello, and viol da gamba.

There is a wonderful musical synergy at play between the nominal leader of the session Levi Chen, who plays guitar and gu zheng, a Chinese harp (often simultaneously,) Michael Masley, who is predominantly a hammer dulcimer player and who has adopted some novel techniques for "bowing" the strings, and Lisa Lynne Franco, a/k/a/ Lisa Lynne, who contributes her masterful Celtic harp. along with some percussion.

Lisa Lynne is a Celtic harpist, a composer and new-age recording artist. She is a self-proclaimed t who has "spent the last eighteen years pursuing her passion for the Celtic harp. Lynne released her first solo albums, starting in 1992, as Lisa Franco on the German label Innovative Communication. Also in the early 90's, she became part of the group Celestial Winds, with David Young, releasing a number of albums

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The Beauty: Peace Cimbalom – Michael MasleyDrums, Percussion 1-2 – Brent LewisErhu – Lin ChengGu Zheng, Electric Guitar, 10:05 Chimes – Levi ChenHarp – Lisa FrancoHi Hat, Cymbal – Aaron PlunkettWritten-By – Chen, Franco, Masley. Levi Chen with Lisa Franco and Michael Masley -Celtic Zen (Cass). Category Country Year.

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A1 The Beauty: Peace
Cimbalom – Michael MasleyDrums [Ikauma, Tree Trunk, Chinese Bass], Percussion – Brent LewisErhu – Lin ChengHarp [Celtic] – Lisa FrancoWritten-By – Chen*, Franco*, Masley*
A2 Reunity
Flute [Bamboo] – Suzanne TengHarp [Celtic] – Tina TourinUdu – Brendon McNichol Written-By – Chen*, Tourin*
A3 The Wind, The Wolf And The Wild
Flute [Lakota] – Michael MasleyHarp [Celtic] – Lisa FrancoUdu – Brendon McNicholWritten-By – Chen*, Franco*, Masley*
A4 Eros, A Rose: Venus
Cimbalom – Michael MasleyHarp [Celtic] – Lisa FrancoPercussion – Brent LewisRecorder – Laura BryantWritten-By – Chen*, Franco*, Masley*
A5 Suite: Birds Of Fire
Cymbal – Dave VartyDrums [Ikauma], Percussion – Brent LewisHarp [Celtic] – Lisa FrancoPanpipes [Rumanian] – Michael MasleyViol – Gil MoralesWritten-By – Chen*, Franco*, Masley*
A6 Baskali
Bells [Shinto] – Brendon McNicholDrums [Ikauma] – Brent LewisHarp [Celtic] – Lisa FrancoKalimba – Michael MasleyWritten-By – Chen*, Franco*, Masley*
B1 She Moved Through The Aire
Arranged By – Chen*, Tourin*Harp [Celtic] – Tina TourinTambura, Bells [Shinto] – Brendon McNicholWritten-By – Traditional
B2 Animaginal I, II, III
Bells [Shinto] – Brendon McNicholDrums [Ikauma], Percussion – Brent LewisErhu – Karen Hwa Chee HanFlute [Bamboo] – Suzanne TengHarp [Celtic] – Lisa FrancoUdu, Cymbal, Percussion [Manual Loop] – Bill Burgess Written-By – Chen*, Franco*, Masley*Zither, Kalimba – Michael Masley
B3 Knot Zen
Arranged By – Chen*, Tourin*Bells – Brendon McNicholFlute [Alto], Recorder [Tenor] – Susan Craig WinsbergHarp [Celtic] – Tina TourinTabla – Aaron PlunkettWritten-By – Traditional
B4 Melancholy's Passion
Dulcimer – Michael MasleyHarp [Celtic] – Lisa FrancoWritten-By – Chen*, Franco*, Masley*
B5 Difinity
Cello – Gil MoralesHarp [Celtic] – Lisa FrancoTabla, Cymbal – Aaron PlunkettUdu, Drums [Def] – Brendon McNicholWritten-By – Chen*, Franco*, Masley*Zither – Michael Masley
B6 Black Rock Concierto
Arranged By – Chen*, Ozanne*, Tourin*Harp [Lap] – Tina TourinPanpipes [Romanian] – Peter OzanneWritten-By – Traditional


  • Producer, Mixed By – Levi Chen


Cassette sides labeled Yin and Yang

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 745191111646

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
YY11116-2 Levi Chen with Lisa Franco and Michael Masley Levi Chen with Lisa Franco and Michael Masley - Celtic Zen ‎(CD, Album) Yin Yang Records YY11116-2 US 1997