Song of the new Earth [videorecording] : Tom Kenyon and the power of sound / Woody Creek Pictures presents a Sophia Films Production ; a film by Ward Serrill and Sophie Jane Mortimer ; directed by Ward Serrill ; produced by Sophie Jane Mortimer and Betsy Chasse ; written by Ward Serrill, Sophie Jane Mortimer and Eric Frith.

Contributor(s): Kenyon, Tom | Serrill, Ward [film director,, screenwriter.] | Mortimer, Sophie Jane [film producer,, screenwriter.] | Chasse, Betsy [film producer.] | Frith, Eric [screenwriter.] | Woody Creek Productions [film presenter.] | Sophia Films | Beyond Words Publishing [publisher.]
Material type: FilmFilmPublisher: Hilsboro, Oregon : Beyond Words Publishing, [2014]Copyright date: ©2014Edition: Deluxe editionDescription: 1 videodisc (215 min.) : sound, color, DVD ; 4 3/4 inContent type: two-dimensional moving image Media type: video Carrier type: videodiscISBN: 9781582705675; 1582705674Other title: Tom Kenyon and the power of soundSubject(s): Kenyon, Tom | Sound -- Therapeutic use | Self-actualization (Psychology) | Music therapy | Music -- Physiological aspects | Spiritual life | Sound -- Psychological aspects | Channeling (Spiritualism) | Altered states of consciousnessGenre/Form: Nonfiction films. | Documentary films. | Video recordings for the hearing impaired. DDC classification: 615.5092
Production Credits: Directed by Ward Serrill ; produced by Sophie Jane Mortimer and Betsy Chasse ; written by Ward Serrill, Sophie Jane Mortimer and Eric Frith ; music, Tom Kenyon ; editor, Eric Frith ; original score, Jason Staczek, Ian Moore.
Awards: Official selection Illuminate Film Festival 2014 ; Official selection The Aviv Spirit Film Festival 2014 ; Official selection Anima Film Festival 2014.Summary: Presents the extraordinary life of Tom Kenyon, a country singer turned brain scientist and sound shaman. Song of the New Earth follows Kenyon's journey from the stage on Broadway, to giant caves in the south of France, the golden-chandeliered symphony halls of Vienna and finally to the snowy peaks of Tibet, performing with the unique - almost four octave range - voice which has earned him a worldwide following. Tom Kenyon was on his way to fame as a country singer in Nashville when he began to experience uninvited paranormal states of consciousness. His quest to understand these experiences sent him on a journey into Tibetan Buddhism, Yoga, mystical Christianity, Shamanism, the Taoism of China, and Egyptian alchemy. But spirituality did not give him all the answers he needed, and he turned to science. He discovered that neurophysiology had a language that could help explain his mystical experiences. After qualifying as a psychotherapist - in part, he admits, to find out if he was going crazy - he spent years studying the effects of sound and music on the human brain and nervous system and is now an internationally recognized authority on the science of sound. The film explores in depth the cutting edge scientific research which proves that sound shifts brain states and promotes dramatic healing. Song of the New Earth presents not only Tom Kenyon's extraordinary journey but also an unforgettable experience with sound. Regardless of a your religion or belief system, Song of the New Earth informs, inspires, and provides an extraordinary opportunity to experience how sound and music can be powerful medicine for ourselves and our world.
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Special features : Over two hours of exclusive Tom Kenyon teachings and tonings ; Commentary on the neuropsychology of mystical states ; A guide to overtone chanting ; Sound journeys: trhough the stars and to Egyptian goddess Nut ; Commentary and sound journey on the 23rd Psalm ; Plus additional scenes not included in the movie.

Directed by Ward Serrill ; produced by Sophie Jane Mortimer and Betsy Chasse ; written by Ward Serrill, Sophie Jane Mortimer and Eric Frith ; music, Tom Kenyon ; editor, Eric Frith ; original score, Jason Staczek, Ian Moore.

Presents the extraordinary life of Tom Kenyon, a country singer turned brain scientist and sound shaman. Song of the New Earth follows Kenyon's journey from the stage on Broadway, to giant caves in the south of France, the golden-chandeliered symphony halls of Vienna and finally to the snowy peaks of Tibet, performing with the unique - almost four octave range - voice which has earned him a worldwide following. Tom Kenyon was on his way to fame as a country singer in Nashville when he began to experience uninvited paranormal states of consciousness. His quest to understand these experiences sent him on a journey into Tibetan Buddhism, Yoga, mystical Christianity, Shamanism, the Taoism of China, and Egyptian alchemy. But spirituality did not give him all the answers he needed, and he turned to science. He discovered that neurophysiology had a language that could help explain his mystical experiences. After qualifying as a psychotherapist - in part, he admits, to find out if he was going crazy - he spent years studying the effects of sound and music on the human brain and nervous system and is now an internationally recognized authority on the science of sound. The film explores in depth the cutting edge scientific research which proves that sound shifts brain states and promotes dramatic healing. Song of the New Earth presents not only Tom Kenyon's extraordinary journey but also an unforgettable experience with sound. Regardless of a your religion or belief system, Song of the New Earth informs, inspires, and provides an extraordinary opportunity to experience how sound and music can be powerful medicine for ourselves and our world.

Not rated.

DVD video, Dolby digital, NTSC, Region 0.

English language ; English, Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned in English.

Official selection Illuminate Film Festival 2014 ; Official selection The Aviv Spirit Film Festival 2014 ; Official selection Anima Film Festival 2014.

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