Dialogue - East meets West is the second CD in a series produced by OUR Recordings, entitled East meets West, which as a turning point has the dialogue between the two cultures. The first recording, Spirits - East meets West with Chen Yue, on Xiao and Lars Hannibal, on Guitar was released in April 2007.
… A critic once wrote: “Fleet- fingered pianists are a dime a dozen today – where are the musicians?” From the haunting opening measures of the Rachmaninoff Etude-Tableau Op.33 No.2, it’s clear that Sa Chen is a musician of the first-rank, one who combines a flawless technique with an innate musicality. She presents 6 Etudes in all, drawn from Opp.33 and 39, and throughout, her playing is marked by a delicacy of shading with never a moment of bravura for its own sake.
Leader in the simplicity movement that has been sweeping the nation, Elaine St. James' national bestseller Inner Simplicity is finally available on audio! In her previous bestsellers, Living The Simple Life and Simplify Your Life, she helped listeners reduce the clutter in their lives, work less and enjoy life more. Now, St. James takes the same priciples and applies them to our inner lives–showing listeners how to laugh and cry, conquer their fears and figure out big issues–so they can enrich their lives and nourish their souls.