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My music is a mix of ethno ambient compositions and improvisations with influences from many different cultures. Over the years I have recorded a range of quite diverse music either on my own or together with other musicians, who I like to thank for their kind contributions. I'm sure there is something for everybody's taste, please check it out!
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Acoustic true vibration music, which is all about life in a poetic and passionate way. It's not polished, but perfect as it is - in its imperfection and uniqueness. Lots of different sounds and tunes, talking and singing in different languages. Life and music: it's good to keep both natural and real. Dedicated to the generous nature of the universe and the ancestors, who look after us.
Music played, written and edited by Thomas Wiegandt 2002-2012 with the help of these friends: (1) Dink Rowe: voc. - (3,8,11,19) Basil Schur: clarinet - (4,10,22) Roxan Riou: voc. - (6,15,17) Seán: voc. - (12) Aleesha Wiegandt: voc. - (16,20) Ailin Becker: calimba, perc. - (23) Mark Minard: drum - (24) Sarah Zugno: voc. - Refléxion Inutile was written in Paris ~1980 by Corinne ? or Natalie Benaim
The CD has 24 tracks with a total playing time of 67:39
1 Sometimes 05:40
1 bossa cosmic radio (stay tuned in) 06:40
1 Drum Solo Intro 01:34
1 Mirage (flute) 03:01
Thomas Wiegandt - A minor Love Affair- ambient guitar music (2009) RECOMMENDED 2
1 Meadows 04:28
Kaleidoscope - a multi-instrumental experience (2008)
On this CD multi-instrumentalist Thomas Wiegandt plays 23 different musical instruments. These 23 original tracks have been recorded over 23 years and cover a broad spectrum of multi-cultural music. The listener may decide if there is any significance to the number 23, or if this is just a coincidence with actually no meaning at all. In any case: we await your feedback - kcabdeef. Total playing time of 75:48
Thomas Wiegandt and Ailin Becker- West Cork Gamelan - Ambient Percussion (2007)
Relaxing and melodic ambient percussion music, inspired by Indonesian Gamelan music, played on a variety of intruments and found objects, recorded in West Cork.
The CD has 17 tracks with a total playing time of 60:08
1 Made In China 04:27
Land Of Magic - acoustic ethno ambient music (2007) RECOMMENDED 1
Soulful and gentle roots world music, melodic and rhythmic, featuring the Balafon (West African Xylophone), the Hang (a Swiss novelty steel drum), the sitalin (a sitar lute, build by Thomas), the Euklang (a tuned cylindrical aluminium drum, build by Thomas) and many other instruments.
Musicians: Thomas Wiegandt: guitar, sitalin, flute, hang, euklang, gambang, drum --- Ailin Becker: drum, hang --- Fred “Rasta Mali”: Balafon --- John O’Sullivan Sherig: hang --- Sound Editing: Peter Sai-Ngarm, Thomas Wiegandt.
The CD has 17 tracks with a total playing time of 70:15
Feedback: “It puts a nice atmosphere into the house and the children also liked it very much.”
(Justine Foster, West Cork Art Centre)
"Sweet music, thank you." Caroline Carey (dance + movement teacher, West Cork)
1 Call From Mali 06:11
2 Magic Light 05:27
3 Sunrise 03:08
4 Dragonfly 05:43
5 Afro Dro (Circle Dance) 01:52
6 Hang On 02:16
7 Land of Magic 07:45
8 Take Your Time 02:48
9 Late Summer 04:41
10 Shepherd's Dance 03:30
11 Mirage 03:34
12 Jah Dro (Circle Dance) 03:35
13 Happy Feeling 04:18
14 Dancing Feet 02:49
15 Another Land 04:12
16 Dragonfly (Hang Version) 04:38
17 Late Summer (First Transmission) 03:41
Thomas Wiegandt - Beyond The Strings (2007)
Instrumental guitar music to dream and drift downstream ... or maybe just to listen to ...
Thomas Wiegandt finally releases some of his own guitar compositions and improvisation... likely to be enjoyed by people who in this fast paced third millenium with all its technolgy and gadgets still like to listen to just a humble acoustic guitar or like to create a pleasurable ambience ...
The CD has 21 tracks with a total playing time of 79:36
Thomas Wiegandt - African Style Acoustic Guitar (2007)
This is a selection of acoustic guitar pieces more or less influenced by various kinds of African music ... sunshine vibrations transmitted into the Now from the ever present ancestors ...
Musicians: Thomas Wiegandt: guitar, sitalin --- Ailin Becker: 2nd guitar(5), sawblade sanza (10,15) --- Norman Collins: 2nd guitar(2)
The CD has 15 tracks with a total playing time of 58:50
1 Baobab 04:25
1 singing bowls (1) 02:48
2 singing bowls/drum 01:40
3 shamanic drums 03:02
4 singing bowls/rainstick 02:30
5 suling flute (1) 04:08
6 ocean drum/rain stick 02:34
7 shamanic drums/voice 04:15
8 ocean drum/ocarina 01:44
9 gamelan bowls 05:01
10 rattle/drum 05:07
11 kalimbas 02:39
12 suling flute (2) 01:46
13 singing bowls (2) 06:45
14 Spirit Drumming 1 03:57
15 Spirit Drumming 2 05:56
16 Spirit Drumming 3 02:12
17 Inward Journey 08:23
18 Trance Session 08:38
19 Grand End 00:42
Ethnic Forgery - music from around the world (2006)
An amazing variety of acoustic ethnic music played on many different musical instruments from around the globe. The CD has been recorded in West Cork, Ireland by multi-instrumentalist Thomas Wiegandt, being joined by various local and international musicians. They play a range of both lively and meditative pieces inspired by African, American, Asian and other musical traditions.
The musicians involved are Ailin Becker, Jeremy Baines, Andy Carling, James Casey-Ellis, Norman Collins, Dearbhail Connon, Doctor Dink, Toby Eaton, Frank Germuth, Markus Hohmann, Ato Mariano, Gert Neuberger, Katie Nixon, Dick Richards, Ben Russell, Basil Schur. The CD has 24 tracks with a total playing time of 70:50
1 Native Indian Chant 01:58
2 Village Carnival 02:54
3 South African Tune 02:22
4 Roots Blues #29 03:09
5 Rhythm Djungle 03:40
6 Still Around 02:10
7 Maori Song 02:16
8 Cave Time 02:09
9 Flying Birds #9f 02:40
10 Men's Stick Jam 01:16
11 Tropical Fish 03:26
12 Bursting Out 01:22
13 Being Home 02:13
14 Spirit Call 03:21
15 Ancestor Voices 01:58
16 Transformation 04:55
17 Flowing 03:32
18 Sitadanga #7f 06:01
19 Indian Earth Chant 03:02
20 Mongolian Gamelan 03:57
21 Long Time Ago #9 04:51
22 Djungle Groove 01:51
23 Weaving 03:04
24 Eja-Ejaah 02:32
Drumming In The Streets - Tribal Rhythms recorded in West Cork (2005) RECOMMENDED 3
This drumming CD has been recorded live in the streets of Bantry, Skibbereen and Clonakilty in West Cork, Ireland during several festivals. It captures the real tribal feel of music recorded outdoors. Percussionist Thomas Wiegandt, joined by various local and international musicians, plays a range of both lively and meditative rhythms with influences from African, native American, Irish and Asian musical traditions. The musical instruments played are congas, the African djembe drum, djundjun bass drums, a variety of bells and shakers, didgeridoo and sun-shin (a Chinese type of banjo). This CD also features some unique individual voices. The musicians involved are Ailin Becker, Dearbhail Connon, Doctor Dink, Toby Eaton, Frank Germuth, Ato Mariano, and Urs Wenk. The CD has 20 tracks with a total playing time of 76:28
Feedback: "It sounds vibrant and has a real edge to it."
(Dearbhail Connon, film maker West Cork)
1 Kuku 03:57
2 Spirit Of The Land 06:27
3 Tribal Roots (Afro-Waltz) 03:48
4 Long Way 04:21
5 Juju 03:18
6 Native Indian Chant 01:58
7 Padupa 02:37
8 Ato's Chant 06:41
9 Samala (Afro-Waltz) 02:52
10 She Moved Through the Fair 06:27
11 Konkelo 01:24
12 Ato's Jig 04:23
13 Reggae Senegal 02:44
14 Juju Jam 05:34
15 Palo 01:54
16 Ambulance Groove 01:37
17 Juju 03:35
18 Kuku Cherokee 06:08
19 Kakilambe 02:08
20 Fountain Chant 04:30
Hear and Now: Coming Together - Music Improvisations from West-Cork (2002)
Acoustic music recorded in West Cork, Ireland. Exploring the vast scope of music improvisation became an exciting journey into the unknown full of magic and surprises. The musicians come from very different musical backgrounds and the improvisations do not necessarily represent the individual musician’s usual type or style of music. This CD has been funded by the arts office of the Cork County Council in 2002.
Musicians: Jeremy Baines: Flute --- Sarah Cunningham: Viola da Gamba, Vielle --- Sarah Groser: Viola da Gamba --- Clair Lalor: Flute --- Mark Minard: Xylophone, Drums --- Thomas Riedmuller: Guitar, Flute --- Thomas Wiegandt (Project Co-ordinator): Guitar, Mandolin, African Lute, Flute, Xylophone, Talking Drum, Percussion, Calimba. Recording Studio: Drumming Centre West Cork, Ballydehob, West Cork
The CD has 14 tracks with a total playing time of 47:40
Review: “This album could certainly find a place in the record collection of any person who listens to the nature around them, notices that magnificent dawn or glorious sunset or wants to investigate their inner self. File under contemplative and thoughtful, and enjoy it.” (Marcus Connaughton - RTE Radio - Cork)
The Jungle Inside - acoustic exotic ambient music (1991)
This is jungle music! The music is totally improvised and has been recorded 1991 during a 2 hour session in a room with special acoustics at Durrus Bay Studio, West Cork, Ireland. No sound effects or filters have been applied.
Thomas Wiegandt: drums, percussion, bells, flutes
Jeremy Baines: flutes, vocals, hooveridoo, birds
Gitta Ledergerber (guest):percussion, bells
Time: 41:55 minutes
1 Night Flight 03:08
Time Temple: Reflections (1989)
The music on this CD is ambient music to slow down and to enjoy being in the moment, being in a time temple...
The improvisations, played mainly in eastern scales on acoustic instruments, create a peaceful and meditative atmosphere. The different pieces are reflections of different moods, ever changing with the flow of life.
Improvised music is an authentic free flow of energy and vibration in the present moment and thus the creation of an instant composition by the Spirit. The music has been been recorded in 1988 in West Cork, Ireland.
This CD is similar to the Time Temple - Present Moments CD, but played on various different instruments.
Thomas Wiegandt: Harp-zither, percussion
Jeremy Baines: Flutes, ocarinas, bells, euklang, hooveridoo
The CD has 16 tracks with a total playing time of 44:41
1 Happiness 04:04
2 The Call 00:22
3 The Road 04:46
4 Everywhere 00:36
5 Memories 03:41
6 Invitation 00:27
7 The Way Back 05:59
8 Water 00:46
9 Crossing Over 06:52
10 Sparks 00:37
11 Transformation 04:56
12 Realisation 00:11
13 Home Again 03:41
14 Sleep 00:35
15 Dream Time 03:16
16 Down Stream 03:42
Time Temple: Present Moments - Ambient Zen Music for Harp (1988)
Relaxing and time dissolving eastern sounding Zen harp music to enjoy the present moment whatever you might be doing...
This purely acoustic music has been composed and played by Thomas Wiegandt on a beautifully sounding one hundred year old harp zither.
In his own words: "This music has been inspired by Japanese Zen music played on a zither called the Koto. As I did not have a Koto, I used a Bavarian harp-zither, which had been built in 1903 by Kerschensteiner for my great-grandfather Heinrich Reuss."
The improvisations played in different scales and moods represent the flow and change of the everlasting and timeless Now. These tracks have been recorded in 1988 in West Cork, Ireland and finally have been transferred to CD in 2004. Enjoy!
The CD has 16 tracks with a total playing time of 50:38
Feedback: “I like the CD very very much - and am listening to it right now. (all day actually).” (Aranos - Czech musician living in Ireland)
1 Starting Out 02:13
2 Happiness 04:29
3 Wisdom 03:33
4 Land of Dreams 02:27
5 Moonlight Walk 03:58
6 Morning Dew 03:10
7 The Road 02:30
8 River of Time 03:56
9 Oblivion 02:49
10 Transformation 03:23
11 Memories 02:29
12 Moving On 03:11
13 Crossing Over 03:32
14 The Way Back 03:17
15 Home Again 02:37
16 Sleep At Last 02:56
Thomas Wiegandt: Out There - Somewhere ... - a musical expedition (1984)
A “Kraut Rock” music collage of nicely diverse pieces surfaced after 20 years.
(“Kraut Rock”, meanwhile a trade mark, is a derogative in the Enlish language for the inventive and highly individual Rock music in Germany in the 1970s)
All acoustic and electric instruments have been played and recorded by multi-intsrumentalist Thomas Wiegandt in a farm house in the small village of Calle in the north of Germany in 1983/84. Only single takes were recorded on tape cassette, no overdubbing of instruments, several instrument are sometimes played simultaneous at the same time.
Guest artists: tom cat Jimmy Kater and film star Marika Roekk. Straight transfer from original tape in 2004. Sound editing by PeterSai-Ngarm in 2007. The CD has 16 tracks with a total playing time of 57:44
1 Guitar Start 03:52
2 Harmonium 04:51
3 TV 00:22
4 Guitar 03:04
5 Flute - Percussion 03:22
6 Cats 00:09
7 Casio - Electric Guitar 03:19
8 Marika Roekk 00:17
9 Casio Herbststrum 03:55
10 Mandolin 02:55
11 Sitar 04:11
12 Melodic Jazz Guitar 03:37
13 Slow Harmonium 07:55
14 Electric Guitar - Casio 05:30
15 Guitar - Ocean 04:00
16 Casio - Flute - TV - Electric Guitar 06:19
Cosmic Radio - Calle 33 - Part 1
1 Trance Mission 10:33
More tracks available soon!