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Orange Tree Productions

The Living Desert - CD

Beautiful Music and the Natural Symphony
of The Living Desert

Come experience the amazing and unique desert environments of the American Southwest. Death Valley, Petrified Forest, Joshua Tree, Saguaro and Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument are all part of this truly extraordinary landscape which at first appears so inhospitable but is, in reality, quite beautiful, fragile, and full of life. Recorded on location in the Sonoran Desert Region, Death Valley National Park and Joshua Tree National Park, in California, Arizona, and New Mexico.

Native American flute, Spanish guitar, and other relaxing music will accompany you on this sojourn with nature through the incredible Living Desert.

Portions of each sale are donated to Death Valley Natural History Association, Joshua Tree National Park Association, Southwest Parks and Monuments Association, and Petrified Forest Museum Association.

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Customer Reviews

  1. The Living Desert Review by Morey Man

    Absolutely worth the price of admission,relaxing, soulful, intriguing, definitely worth getting. (Posted on 7/16/2017)

  2. Brings back many great memories. Review by Art Hughes

    I lived in Arizona for about 10 years.
    Brings back many great memories.
    (Posted on 11/23/2016)

  3. Beautiful & Relaxing Review by Roger Simms

    Excellent (Posted on 10/5/2016)

  4. Relaxing Music Review by D. Edwards

    Really good CD (Posted on 8/24/2016)

  5. There is no one better than this ! Believe me ! Review by Carlos A. S. Trindale

    This edition is far the best National Parks and nature sounds recording ever. (Posted on 11/23/2015)

  6. Total Audio Natural Experience..... Review by R Round "ST"

    This review is for all Orange Tree Productions CDs, recorded for the National Park Series. The music is incredible; recorded using a special binaural microphone that captures the sounds of nature in 3D. The effect is the most amazing music I've heard. These CDs record the sounds of nature including not just standard bird songs but also sounds of whistling wind on a desert plateau, misting rain in the forest, distant thunder on the horizon, a tricking creek in the woods, massive rivers plowing thru the valley, a crackling campfire and popping wood, horses and mules plodding along, waves pounding the seashore, seagulls flying overhead, and other sounds. These sounds are then mixed with beautiful melodies w/ flute, piano, and other instruments to create the most incredible mood music I have ever heard. You will actually feel like you are there experiencing nature. Each CD produced by Orange Tree is impeccable, a jewel in itself. I cannot recommend enough that listeners looking for total relaxation get these CDs. Orange Tree produces quite an impressive list of CDs, each based on sounds and music from a certain geographical area or national park. My first exposure to Orange Tree was in a bed & breakfast in Colorado. I bought Sounds of the Rocky Mountains and have since collected over 10 CDs, each for a different National Park. It is well worth the money if you are looking for a total audio natural experience in 3D. (Posted on 1/20/2015)

  7. The Living Desert trains dog to not be afraid Review by Marilyn

    We have a puppy who is 1 year and 3 months who is a fantastic dog. She has listened to The Living Desert in our home and in the car including the parts which have thunder. We just had a very powerful storm come thru with lightening, thunder and rain...........and is not bothered in the least. We used to have a mature rescue Border Collie who was afraid of thunder when we got him, he listened to the CD in the car mostly..... and came to terms with thunder and was unafraid. I bought the LD-CD for myself years ago while visiting years ago and it is STILL one of my favorites! Who knew it was therapy for animals!! (Posted on 9/29/2014)

  8. Peaceful setting Review by W. Jessberger

    Very soothing (Posted on 8/27/2014)

  9. love this album Review by Pleasant grace

    this music is so enchanting - its absolutely wonderful, I'm really happy with it! I especiallly like the 'walk in beauty'.... (Posted on 12/31/2013)

  10. Great sounds! Review by Tabetha Berry

    Perfect for road trips, specially through the Mojave Desert or through the National Park! I personally use this when I am giving a tour in Death Valley, CA or Valley of Fire in NV. (Posted on 7/18/2013)

  11. Super, relaxing, music Review by louy

    I am in my twilight years, and when the time comes, I have requested, this cd be
    playing before my passing. I love this one. (Posted on 4/21/2013)

  12. Tucson...(sigh) Review by GwammaDee

    If you've ever had the extreme pleasure of experiencing the gorgeous Sonoran desert you will love this music. It is the perfect soundtrack to accompany an early morning hike or a glass of wine on a patio overlooking the Catalina Mountains. Love it! (Posted on 3/28/2013)

  13. Awesome Review by Indiefreak!!!!

    This album is wonderful and totally peaceful. It really reminds me of the desert. (Posted on 6/23/2011)

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