River Flow - Sanctuary: Much like faith
"meditative and builds with certainty, much like faith...it is so gentle and reassuring that I feel very blessed to also now have it part of my musical soundtrack."
River Flow - Sanctuary: serene and tranquil, but filled with emotion
мне кажется, что сочинить подобное может только очень счастливый человек, у которого в жизни происходят самые светлые и важные события, наполняющие ее теплом и светом, детскими улыбками и заботами приятными заботами о близких. Может быть, эта попытка поделиться данным светом кому-то поможет справиться с проблемами сегодняшнего дня и направит его мысли в позитивное русло светлого будущего
River Flow - Sanctuary: 5 Star Review
Catherine Marie Charlton no ha grabado un álbum cualquiera, River Flow contiene doce piezas que poseen vida propia; tienen sentimiento, cuidado, pasión y calidez, todo ello gracias a unas manos que han conectado como nunca con el instrumento.
this music is intensely personal and emotional
"...it was improvised spontaneously as she played. While doing this for five or ten minutes at a time may be impressive, a full hour of live music must be almost unheard of. At the top of my head I can think that only Mozart or Duke Ellington could achieve something as meaningful as this..."
River Flow - Sanctuary: truly an exceptional listening experience
The remarkable thing about this album is how calming and soothing it is without being simplistic. ...truly an exceptional listening experience, and one that I highly recommend.
River Flow - Sanctuary: one of my favorite piano releases of recent years
It takes an ultra-special solo piano release to ignite the kind of fire in my reviewer's soul that I felt when I first played River Flow - Sanctuary, and after five or so playings, my enthusiasm for the album has not diminished one bit.
River Flow - Sanctuary: a dreamscape
The free flowing style of this album is almost a dreamscape of floating away on a stream of consciousness and just when you are drifting aimlessly, you are pulled back gently to where Charlton is leading you.
River Flow - Sanctuary: tranquil yet evocative flow
"With expectations for her new release running high, I’m happy to say that fans of hers will not be disappointed. ...I could see this album having wide appeal for its tranquil, yet evocative flow. While I enjoyed actively listening to it for its detail and nuance, it could also create a perfect ambience for massage, yoga, relaxation, an intimate dinner, etc. There is a nurturing quality to these evolving melodies that listeners will resonate with on an emotional level."
River Dawn: rife with nuance
To celebrate the 10th anniversary of River Dawn’s initial release, pianist Catherine Marie Charlton has remastered and repackaged it—and that is good news for fans of unconventional solo piano music. ...Pensive without being pretentious, relaxing but in a casually cerebral fashion, Charlton’s playing is rife with nuance...
Red Leaf, Grey Sky: I listened to Wonder 51 Times
On her latest release of solo piano compositions, she has outdone herself. She has managed to blend a plethora of emotions from despondency to hope and to create audio pictures from torpid skies to sunny optimism with just six extraordinary tracks