The second part of “Blue Aspiration-Plants in Green Dedication-Garden” includes compilations from the Sri Chinmoy’s Peace Concerts in Norway, Japan, Scotland, France, Canada, Netherlands and U.S. recorded during 1987-88. The album includes 26 tracks including Peace chants, the western flute, organ and the performances on the harp. During this European tour of 1987 , Sri Chinmoy’s schedule included a meeting with the Pope, organ recitals at Westminster Abbey and St. Peter’s Basilica in Vatican, and several peace concerts.
The journey began in Glasgow Oct.8, with an organ recital at the University of Glasgow chapel, followed by a peace concert at City Hall. Next on the agenda was a peace concert at Pala Trussardi in Milan on Oct. 10. The following day found Sri Chinmoy in Paris, where he gave a peace concert at Cirque d’Hiver. The next day, in London, he gave an organ recital at Westminster Abbey and at Windsor Castle.
On the 13th he opened and closed the 5 p.m. mass at St. Peter’s Basilica with a performance on the Vatican organ. On the 14th October 1987 he met with Pope John Paul II, presenting the Pontiff with a book of songs he had composed. During the meeting with Pope kindly declared to Sri Chinmoy, “God bless you and your divine activities,” The tour ended on October 15th in England, with organ recitals at Eton College and Oxford University.
Two major Peace Concerts held in North America
More than 10,000 people came to the major peace concerts Sri Chinmoy held in the fall of 1987 in Minneapolis/St. Paul and Toronto. The U.S. concert was held Oct. 3 at the St. Paul Civic Center, and the Toronto event took place at the Metro Conventional Hall Nov. 7. Sri Chinmoy also gave peace concerts at P.S. 86 on Oct. 1, 6 and 23, and at Buchman Hall on Oct 30 and Nov. 15. The end of 1987 concert season he finished by a last peace concert and New Year’s Meditation at Carnegie Hall Dec.13.
PEACE SONG FOR 1988
Peace, Peace, Peace,
Peace, Peace, Peace!
God’s Family Strength,
God’s secret Name,
God’s sacred Life,
God’s perfect Smile,
God’s fulfilled Dream.
The album includes extracts from the following Peace Concerts:
- Urawa City Center, Tokyo Japan, September 23, 1987
- St. Paul Civic Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota, October 3, 1987
- PS 86 Jamaica, New York, October 6, 1987
- Glasgow City Hall, Glasgow, Scotland, October8, 1987
- Cirque d’Hiver, Paris, France, October 11, 1987
- PS 86, Jamaica, New York, October 23, 1987
- Metro Toronto Convention Centre Canada, November 7, 1987
- Buchman Hall, New York, November 7, 1987
- New Years Meditation, West 57th Street, New York, December 13, 1987
- Congress Building, Den Haag, The Netherlands, March 12, 1988
- Oslo Konserthus, Norway, March 14, 1988
Artist: Sri Chinmoy
Name: Blue Aspiration-Plants in Green Dedication-Garden, vol.2
Release year: 1987 (CS)
Acknowledgements: Sri Chinmoy
Page Created: Ashish Zubaty / Tejvan Pettinger
Format: Advanced Audio Coding