Videos

Trickster
Music by Christopher Dahl, lyrics by Scott Lawrance. “Trickster” is a recent poem from “Plague Daze” a collection of writings by Scott Lawrance. A complete version of “Trickster” can be heard on all major music streaming apps by searching for songs by Christopher Dahl.
Fortress on the Hill
Fortress on the Hill is based on a poem by Charles van Sandwyk, an old friend who illustrates and writes books based on nature (wildlife and human), classic stories and fantasy. This poem is about bullying, pride, prejudice and accepting who we are. The imagery is based on photos from my 1965 high school yearbook – a very different time when there was little room for deviance and individuality. Music, vocal and video by Christopher Dahl; piano by Bill Konsorado; lyrics by Charles van Sandwyk. Music: Fortress on the Hill / Christopher Dahl. The complete version of this song can be heard on all major music streaming apps.
The Gardens at Gallery 222
Gallery 222 is situated in Qualicum Beach, British Columbia and is the home studio/gallery for artists Christopher Dahl and Jan Bell-Irving. Please visit gallery222.ca. Music and video by Christopher Dahl. Music: Theo's Garden / Handbuilt. For a complete version of this song search Christopher Dahl on all major music streaming apps.
The Brink
America at the crisis point – a nation about to undergo massive change. Music and video by Christopher Dahl. Music: The Brink / Handbuilt. For the complete version of this song search for Christopher Dahl on all major music streaming apps.
Pacific
A selection of my original oil paintings of the Pacific coast. Music and video by Christopher Dahl Music: Pacific / Handbuilt. To listen to the complete song please search for Christopher Dahl wherever you stream or download your music.
Tenacious
Our world keeps getting smaller, ever evolving, all species fighting to survive. Music across the planet blends into an anthem to strength overcoming adversity. Music and video by Christopher Dahl. Music: Tenacious / Handbuilt. The complete version of this song and others by Christopher Dahl can be found on all major music streaming services.
Isola Bella, Lago Maggiore, Italy
Original music and video celebrating our visit to the lake regions of northern Italy in May 2019. Music: The Approach / Smoke + Shadows. The complete version of this song and others by Christopher Dahl can be found on all major music streaming services.
Tribune Bay
Tribune Bay is a sketch of life on the west coast of Canada. Rainy nights, driving alongside oceanside cliffs, traffic flashing by and a loved one waiting at home. Music and video by Christopher Dahl. Music: Tribune Bay / Christopher Dahl. The complete version of this song and others by Christopher Dahl can be found on all major music streaming services.
Water is Wide
Water Is Wide is my version of a traditional folk song of Scottish origin, based on lyrics that date to the 1600s. Music and video by Christopher Dahl 2019. Music: Water is Wide / Silver Dagger. The complete version of this song and others by Christopher Dahl can be found on all major music streaming services.
Firings
A compilation of ceramics made 2018-19. Ceramics, Music and Video by Christopher Dahl 2019. Music: Firings / Handbuilt. The complete version of this song and others by Christopher Dahl can be found on all major music streaming services.
Cover Song
Work songs, gospel hymns, hands clapping, laments and lullabies. That’s where it started. Songs handed down over generations with many different voices telling stories of love, broken hearts, joy and disasters. The soundtracks for millions of people as they worked, dreamed, partied and remembered. Music and video by Christopher Dahl. Music: Cover Song / Christopher Dahl. The complete version of this song can be heard on all major music streaming apps.
Sooke
Sooke is located on the southern tip of Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada and is described as "where the rainforest meets the sea". The name T’sou-ke is derived from the native name for a stickle back fish found at the river mouth. Music and video by Christopher Dahl. Music: Sooke / Handbuilt. The complete version of this song and others by Christopher Dahl can be found on all major music streaming services.
Silver Dagger
Silver Dagger is a traditional American folk ballad, whose origins lie possibly in Britain. It first appeared in a songbook of American folk songs published in 1855. The paintings that appear on the video are some of my favourites from European museums and private collections. Music and video by Christopher Dahl. Music: Silver Dagger / Silver Dagger. The complete version of this song and others by Christopher Dahl can be found on all major music streaming services.
Red Skies
A song for the celestial sphere that blankets our vulnerable earth – bringing life, devastation, renewal and joy to our fragile lives on this small planet. Music and video by Christopher Dahl. Music: Red Skies / Handbuilt. The complete version of this song and others by Christopher Dahl can be found on all major music streaming services.