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Music and movement play a large role in Master Beinsa Douno's teaching,
as means of attuning oneself to God through the cosmic rhythms of Nature. The
Paneurythmy, Sunbeam, and Pentagram movements combine music, movement, and,
ideally, a natural setting to join with others in a sacred circle for
self-healing and healing the world. Beyond the music for these exercises,
Beinsa Douno composed a substantial body of uplifting, transformative music,
for voice and instruments.
See Recent Arrivals,
Paneurythmy Audio, DVDs, and changing assortment of music and spoken CD's below
Concert at Rila Violinist
Nadejda Niagolova and guitarist Bozhidar Simov presented unique and
beautiful arrangements of 12 Beinsa Douno songs at the 7 Lakes campsite on
August 18, 2010.
CD - $12.
Paneurhythmy Sung in Bulgarian with Violin &
popular Paneurhythmy arrangement by Georgi Simov with Yoana Strateva (violin) and Bojidar
Simor (guitar) is further enhanced with vocals by soprano Plamena Girginova.
CD - $12.
||Cycles of Nature - Homage to Peter
Kostov has composed three classical guitar suites based on themes from the music of
Peter Dunoff (Deunov). The results are a
soothing, harmonious musical experience. CD - $15.
||The Language of Living Nature
The Sofia Soloists Chamber Orchestra joins with soprano Plamena
Girgonova in performing 17 arrangements by Peter Ganev of Beinsa Douno
songs. The results are a very polished, shimmering tapestry of strings
and vocals. I think you'll be impressed. CD - $12.
Concert - Beinsa Douno 150th
Anniversary The Sofia
Soloists Chamber Orchestra joins with 4 standout singers (2
sopranos, 1 baritone, 1 bass) in performing a deeply moving concert
with 22 arrangements by Peter Ganev of Beinsa Douno songs. CD - $12.
Beinsa Douno Concert - Joy of
live concert was performed in the House of Music in Viena, on 6/3/2014,
by Ensemble Musica Esoterica. It includes 4 works by Schubert, Bach,
Mozart, and Handel, and 13 songs of Beinsa Douno, as arranged by Peter
Ganev. The ensemble consists of a string quartet with 3 sopranos, the
acclaimed Girginova sisters. CD - $12.
Paneurhythmy with String Quintet Peter
Ganev arranged the Paneurhythmy music for a string quintet, leading it in this
refined performance with 2 violins, viola, cello, and bass. The metering is at
the traditional "Andante" tempo. This classical arrangement provides a smooth,
sweet and light quality that lends itself well to dancing. $12
Paneurhythmy Live at Rila, 2003 - Every August, followers of
Beinsa Douno from around the world camp in the Seven Lakes region of the Rila
Mountains in Bulgaria, to dance Paneurhythmy, sing, hike, and celebrate the
wonders of Nature, God, and spiritual fellowship. The high point of the
celebration is the August 19 Paneurhythmy gathering on the plateau near the 5th
Lake, with many musicians in the center of the circle, surrounded by around one
thousand dancers in three circles of pairs. Much of the music has a "down-home"
feeling that may make it less than optimal for just listening. But we've found
that for dancing outdoors, the music is truly ecstatic. The next best thing to
"being there". Check out the legendary extended version of "How Happy We Are",
in the preview. $10 CD. Preview
Paneurythmy with Violin & Guitar, Yoanna Strateva - Violin
and Bojidar Simov - Guitar, This mother-son team of virtuosi record a medium
tempo duet of Paneurythmy, with a beautiful harmony of violin and guitar. This
currently our favorite dancing version in Northern California! $12 CD
Paneurythmy with Voice &
Guitar, Ina Doinova and Pete Tzanov - Guitar, This version beautifully
combines Ina's vocals for the Bulgarian Paneurythmy lyrics with guitar
accompaniment. Ina Doinova, a former professional opera singer with the Leipzig
Opera House, is now a music educator in Bulgaria. $12 CD
La Femme Orchestra Performs Beinsa Douno's
Pan-Eu-Rhythmy, This arrangement was recorded secretly by an all-female
orchestra in February, 1980, in Sofia Bulgaria, before the Iron Curtain fell.
It has been digitally enhanced, and is offered on a CD. The sound quality is
good, and the tempo is considered by many to be ideal for dancing Paneurythmy.
The CD case is beautiful, with a variety of excellent photos and commentary.
All the movements are included, including the Paneurythmy,
the Sunbeams, and the Pentagram. $12. Preview
Cassette version with
movements announced $9.
Dance of the
Butterflies, This playful version of Paneurythmy for children, presents the
initial movements of Paneurythmy with a story of a caterpillar changing into a
butterfly. The music of La Femme Orchestra, with narration by Elena Ross.
Cassette with instruction sheet, $6. (also see book offerings for The Butterfly
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Along the Path of Light This 30 minute
DVD introduces the life and teachings of Beinsa Douno. It includes brief moving
pictures made of the Master interacting with his community at Isgrev, and
leading them in Paneurhythmy, as well as modern scenes of Paneurhythmy in the
Rila Mountains, and narration by Phyllis Thorpe. $6.
Beautiful Life, Endless Path -
DVD This DVD combines beautiful nature scenes from
Bulgaria with the music of Ina Doinova as described below for the CD of the
same name. $14.
- Exercises for the Body and the Soul -
Given by the Master Peter Deunov
This DVD presents 5 sets of physical exercises, given by The
Master Peter Deunov during the years 1910-1942. The exercises include
the sets of 7 and 22 often performed prior to Paneurhythmy and during
the fall and winter months, as well as other less well known exercises.
It was filmed in the Rila Mountains. "Movement is life. Without any
movement, life could not manifest. Movement should be reasonable. Even
if it's just a centimeter, you should have a purpose if you are moving.
You should have an achievement." $14.
- Life is a Parable (Musical DVD -
Bulgaria, 2005) Scenes of each movement from Paneurhythmy, as danced in the
Rila Mountains, are combined with narration from Beinsa Douno's teachings on
the theme of each movement, e.g. Opening, Reconciliation, Purification. A
beautiful audiovisual immersion in profound spiritual principles.
- Living Power
Part II, on DVD - The same music as on the CD, combined with beautiful
scenery of the natural wonders of Bulgaria, and with Zdravka playing against
this spendid backdrop. $14
- Paneurythmy Introductory Video, The full Paneurythmy movements
are danced by Ernestina Staleva and Viola Bowman. In addition, excerpts from
Beinsa Douno's teachings are given, along with videos of Paneurythmy as danced
in Bulgaria. $14.00
- Paneurythmy Lecture Course, Singer Ina Doinova presents the first
in-depth exploration translated into English, of the esoteric meanings as well
as the outer details of the Paneurythmy movements. 4 DVD Volumes. $14 per volume,
all 4 for $50. "Paneurhythmy is a vast science which in
the future will be studied and its knowledge fully applied to the
implementation of the Great Law - i.e. to protect peace and harmony in human
souls. For this purpose I have placed in your hands this, the key to my
Teaching. If you dance the Paneurhythmy correctly, the positive forces of
Nature will fow through you and connect you with one another, and connect all
of you with the unbounded Cosmic Circle of Great Beings."
- Paneurhythmy Workshop - Part 1 - Ardella Nathanael leads a
workshop on Paneurhythmy, leading the participants to a practical capability
and a deeper understanding of these sacred movements. Both theory and practice
are included. This video is excellent for beginners. Part 1 covers the first
set of movements, known as The First Day of Spring. DVD $15.
- Paneurhythmy Live at Rila, 2003 on DVD- The same event as was
captured in the CD described above, was also filmed and is available in a
beautifully prepared DVD. For a complete visual as well as auditory immersion
in the Rila Paneurhythmy experience, this DVD is highly recommended.
- Paneurythmy Teaching Video, In depth instruction in the
movements of Paneurythmy, The Solar Rays, and The Pentagram. $14.00
- Peter Deunov's 22 Health Exercises, Ardella Nathanael
demonstrates light calisthenics that are designed to energize the body at the
electromagnetic and etheric levels. Video $14.00
- Peter Deunov's 7 Sunrise Meditation Exercises, Ardella
Nathanael demonstrates 7 morning exercises for spiritual and physical
attunement. Unlike the Paneurythmy, which is mainly performed from the Spring
to the Fall equinoxes, these exercises are performed year-round. Video
- Peter Deunov's PANEURHYTHMY
featuring Paneurhythmy in Rila, 1977
- with Gregory Kiossev and Maria Mitovska "This film was organized under the inspiration and guidance of
Krum Varzharov who became a disciple of Beinsa Douno in 1927 and witnessed the
presentation of the Paneurhythmy exercises. Although it was forbidden in
Communist times, Krum organized a group of young people and, together with
other disciples, passed on the teachings.... In 1977, out of concern that the
spiritual essence, inspiration, and visual pattern of the authentic
Paneurhythmy movements be preserved, two young students were selected to
demonstrate the Paneurhythmy movements as they had been performed by Peter
Deunov and were presented by His disciples." Although the film
was damaged in storage, substantial portions of each of the 28 movments have
been restored, and the essential grace and beauty of Paneurhythmy is fully
demonstrated. Scenes of Gregory and Maria dancing are interspersed with nature
video primarily from Rila, and commentary on the movements by Phyllis Thorpe.
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Music and Words of Beinsa Douno
Beautiful Life, Endless Path, music for
meditation - Ina Doinova : soprano & arrangements, Phyllis Thorpe -
announcer, with accompaniment. Ina expresses a profoundly meditative quality in
her vocals, which are framed by inspiring accompaniment. Total time 74:26. $12.
Douno's Music, (5 Volumes),
Violinist Peter Ganev presents the music of
Beinsa Douno as it was originally composed, in violin solo. Volume 1 contains
40 songs, including The Dawn of the New Life, I Shall Rejoice, Arise, To Sion,
Aoum, Kindness, Machar Benu Abba. These volumes cover all, or almost all of
Beinsa Douno's compositions. They are most helpful if you have the Songs of
the White Brotherhood songbook, which has a song sequence close to that of
these volumes (see Booklist), and would like to learn these songs. $12.50 per
volume.$50 for all 5 volumes. NOTE: The sequences of the songs don't exactly
match the tables of contents. Corrected tables of contents will be posted to
the Evera Books website this summer.
- Beinsa Douno Songbook
This 5 CD collection contains 119 songs of Beinsa Douno, arranged by
Peter Ganev with Peter on organ, and Maria Ivanova singing soprano. An
excellent choice for someone who wants to learn to sing these songs. $62.
Special - Prayers and Songs book plus Beinsa Douno Songbook CDs for $67. (Note:
These CDs may not play on some older CD players)
Esoteric, Violinist Peter Ganev arranges an exquisite set of duets from the
music of Beinsa Douno, which he performs with violinist Yoanna Strateva. 16
tracks, 42 minutes 38 seconds, $12. Preview
- God's Love Has Enlightened Me - The duo of piano player and
arranger Anna Karalasheva with Soprano Spaska Panayotova have produced this
delicate, refined, and inspired interpretation of Beinsa Douno's music. $12.
- .Hymns to the Sun - Spaska Panayotova's exquisite
vocals are accompanied by arranger Anna Karalasheva on violoncello, with
additional instrumentalists on violin, viola, and block-flute. Rich, warm,
mysterious, unique. $12. Preview
Let there be Light Peter Ganev
conducted a concert of his arrangements of Beinsa Douno's music with string
orchestra, choir and organ, in Sofia in 2003. The result is this rich 2 CD set
featuring a wide variety of orchestra, choral, and solo performances.
- Living Power (also known as
Living Force), Ina Doinova's creative synthesizer arrangements combine with
Zdravka Baramova's soulful violin, for these beautiful and unique renditions of
24 compositions of Beinsa Douno, including 91st Psalm, Ain fais, Venir Benir,
The Spirit of God, Didn't I tell you?, March of the Light Forces, and others.
$12 CD Preview
- Living Power Part II, music for meditation - Zdravka
Baramova : violin, Ina Doinova : electric organ & arrangements. Zdravka and
Ina give a very heartfelt, dynamic, and free spirited interpretation of Beinsa
Douno's music. You've probably never heard a violin quite like Zdravka's! Total
time 56:57. $12. Preview
Music from Beinsa Douno with Violin and Cello
Arranger and cellist Anna Karlasheva, who also produced
God's Love Has Enlightened Me, and Hymns to the Sun, lends her unique and
inspiring musical interpretations to this duet with violinist Yoana Strateva.
The result sets a spare, meditative, and peaceful musical mood. $12.Preview
Music on Violin and Guitar, by Ioanna
Strateva and Petyo Tzanov, including Get Up!, Joy and Suffering, Berhan Asi,
The Peace is Coming, March of the Angels, One Eternal Truth, The Inner Voice of
God, and other pieces. Ioanna has earned her reputation as the best violin
interpreter of the Master's music. $9 tape, $12 CD
- My Prayer: Songs by Beinsa Douno, Tenor Simeon Simeonov is
accompanied by Peter Ganev in soulful renditions of songs from Beinsa Douno.
Also included is the exquisite song, The Last Supper, by Vessela
Nesterova. This presents a great way to learn to sing this music, when
accompanying the Songs of the White Brotherhood songbook. 26 tracks,
approximately 70 minutes, $12. Preview
- The New Music Concert The
musical family of conductor/orchestrator Georgi Simov, his sister
violinist/organizer Yoana Strateva, and her son, guitarist and Audio Editor
Bojidar Simov, have all come together to present this exquisite
orchestral/choral concert, performed in 1996 in Sofia, and produced in CD form
in 2004. The richness of a full orchestra with Georgi's classical/romantic
blending of instruments puts Beinsa Douno's music into a whole new light,
revealing more of its true majesty. In order to help raise money for a second
concert of this magnitude, Evera Books is charging $16 for this CD. To help
further this second concert project, with your ideas, efforts, or financial
support, please contact Yoana Strateva at
- Songs of the Brotherhood of Light - Volume
1Violinist Todor Papazov has created beautiful musical
arrangements of music by Peter Deunov and his disciples. The arrangements are
adapted for two violins and a piano; the first violin performs the main melody,
while the second one performs the second voice. Sometimes, a third and fourth
violin are added into the arrangement. The pianos role is entirely that
of providing accompaniment. They are designed so that amateur musicians can
perform them well, and an accompanying songbook is available for playing these
arrangements. CD $12
Free MP3 Version and
Songbook in PDF Format
- The Voice of the Soul
Yoana Strateva soulfully performs songs of Beinsa Douno with solo violin,
much as he may have first performed them. CD $12
- The Wellspring of Good - The Last
Words of the Master Beinsa Douno
This uplifting audiobook, narrated by the Rev. Laurie Schad,
contains the whole text of the Wellspring of Good. It is available in
either 13 standard CDs, or in a 2 MP3 CD set which is suitable for
copying to your MP3 player or playing in an MP3 compatible CD player. 13
CD Version - $60. 2 CD MP3 Version - $20.
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