Classic Electronic/New Age Music by Kat Epple and Bob Stohl, a/k/a Emerald Web
Emerald Web was a band that recorded, performed in Planetariums, composed soundtracks for Carl Sagan, and concert toured around the US, from 1978-1990. They were known for innovative synthesizer orchestration and created a unique blend of "electronic space music" and acoustic instruments. The band consisted of Kat Epple and Bob Stohl who composed on keyboards, digital orchestrations, flutes, and Lyricon. Their 11 albums include: "Dragon Wings and Wizard Tales", "Whispered Visions", "Sound Trek", "Valley of the Birds", "Aqua Regia", "Nocturne", "Lights of the Ivory Plains", "Traces of Time", "Catspaw", "Dreamspun", and "Manatee Dreams of Neptune". In addition to self-published albums, the band was also signed with record labels Fortuna Records, Celestial Harmonies, Passport's Audion Records, and Scarlett Records. Their album, "Catspaw" was nominated for a Grammy Award in 1986.
\u2028Keyboardist, Lyricon player, and flautist, Bob Stohl who performed, recorded and co-composed the music of Emerald Web was renowned for his innovative synthesizer orchestrations and for his Lyricon playing. The Lyricon is an unusual hybrid synthesizer/woodwind instrument that creates a variety of sounds on this album such as electric guitar, oboe and french horn.
\u2028Flautist, keyboardist, and vocalist Kat Epple performed, recorded, and co-composed the music of Emerald Web. She is renowned for her flute playing, orchestration, and world flutes. She continues to release albums under her own name, composes television and film scores and performs concerts around the world.