Diane Arkenstone

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Diane Arkenstone
Background information
GenresNew Age, World
Occupationssinger, composer, multi-instrumentalist
Instrumentsguitar, keyboard, wood flutes, dulcimer, percussion
LabelsNeo Pacifica Recordings
Associated actsAh Nee Mah, Earth Trybe, Enaid, Adventure Cargo, Marquis Ensemble, Middle Earth Orchestra, David Arkenstone
Websitedianearkenstone.com
 
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Diane Arkenstone
Background information
GenresNew Age, World
Occupationssinger, composer, multi-instrumentalist
Instrumentsguitar, keyboard, wood flutes, dulcimer, percussion
LabelsNeo Pacifica Recordings
Associated actsAh Nee Mah, Earth Trybe, Enaid, Adventure Cargo, Marquis Ensemble, Middle Earth Orchestra, David Arkenstone
Websitedianearkenstone.com

Diane Arkenstone is a New Age musician.

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Career

Arkenstone wrote her first song at the age of three and started playing guitar at the age of seven.[1] She is trained as an opera singer. In her early career she co-formed with a friend named Melanie the duo Enaid & Einalem.[2]

Arkenstone's album Jewel in the Sun debuted at number 16 on Billboard's New Age charts when it was released in 2002, highest position was number 11.[1] In 2005, The Best of Diane Arkenstone was ranked #1 on Zone Music Reporter's Top 100 Airplay Chart, out of 2800 recordings reported that year.[3][4]

In her career, she has done work on more than 45 albums[5] and played various instruments such as guitar, keyboard,[6] wood flutes,[7] dulcimer, and percussion.[8]

Arkenstone, together with her ex-husband David Arkenstone, created their own record label called Neo Pacifica Recordings. In addition to releasing their own music on the label, they have included other bands such as Earth Trybe, Enaid, and the Marquis Ensemble.[9]

Personal life

She was previously married to musician David Arkenstone.[10]

Discography

Diane Arkenstone

AlbumRelease dateLabel
Celtic Passage2000Blue Line Music
Healing: Mind, Body, Spirit (The Wellness Series)2000NorthSound Music
The Healing Spirit2001Neo Pacifica Recordings
Aquaria: A Liquid Blue Trancescape2001Neo Pacifica Recordings
Jewel in the Sun2002Neo Pacifica Recordings
The Best of Diane Arkenstone2005Neo Pacifica Recordings
Stories2005Neo Pacifica Recordings
Christmas Healing, Vol. 12006Neo Pacifica Recordings / Prima Vista Records
Christmas Healing, Vol. 22006Neo Pacifica Recordings / Prima Vista Records
Christmas Healing, Vol. 32006Neo Pacifica Recordings / Prima Vista Records
This Sacred Land2009Neo Pacifica Recordings
The Best of David and Diane Arkenstone2010Neo Pacifica Recordings

She has also worked with David Arkenstone on the albums Music Inspired by Middle Earth, The Celtic Book of Days and the album Trance World from Earth Trybe. With Misha Segal and Peter Hume she worked on the 3-CD collaboration Christmas Healing.

Enaid & Einalem

AlbumRelease dateLabel
Celtic Nights1996NorthSound Music
Celtic Christmas1996NorthSound Music
Celtic Romance1998NorthSound Music
Highland Christmas1998NorthSound Music
Celtic Yuletide1998NorthSound Music
Celtic Holiday1999NorthSound Music
Celtic Moon2000NorthSound Music
Celtic Journey2000NorthSound Music

Adventure Cargo

AlbumRelease dateLabel
African Skies2003Neo Pacifica Recordings
Spirits of the Rainforest2003Neo Pacifica Recordings
Echoes of Egypt2004Neo Pacifica Recordings
Following the Equator2006Neo Pacifica Recordings

Ah Nee Mah

AlbumRelease dateLabel
The Spirit of Mesa Verde2000Neo Pacifica Recordings
The Spirit of the Southwest2000Neo Pacifica Recordings
Ancient Voices2001Neo Pacifica Recordings
Spirit of the Canyon2001Neo Pacifica Recordings
The Grand Circle2001Neo Pacifica Recordings
Ancient Visions2005Neo Pacifica Recordings
Native Spirit2009Neo Pacifica Recordings

Earth Trybe

AlbumRelease dateLabel
Trance World2001Neo Pacifica Recordings
Rhythm of the Earth2002Neo Pacifica Recordings

Enaid

AlbumRelease dateLabel
Avalon: A Celtic Legend2001Neo Pacifica Recordings

The Marquis Ensemble

AlbumRelease dateLabel
Reflections of the Wine Country2001Neo Pacifica Recordings

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