Apr 06, 2021
By Andy Johnson
She was a new age composer who wrote ethereal, otherworldly music and played much of it on instruments of her own making including one she called the “Space Bass”.
Constance Demby viewed sound, when harnessed properly, as having transformative and even healing power.
He 1986 album, “Novus Magnificat: Through the Stargate,” was a breakthrough for both her and the New Age genre. It sold more than 200-thousand copes. Pulse magazine named it one of the top three New Age albums of the 80’s, labelling it a landmark, full-length electronic symphony, reminiscent of Baroque sacred music.
Constance Demby has died in Pasadena, California of complications from a heart attack.
She was 81.