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CARAVAN OF LIGHT
David Arkenstone: CD $16
Lush contemporary sounds beautifully combinied with Mid-Eastern tonalities.
Inshallah, Skies of Africa, The Jade Mountain, The Road to Zanzibar, Jewels of the Night, Dance in the Desert, The Spice Road, Rendezvous, Under the Gypsy Moon, Through the Marketplace, Caravan of Light.
Pete "Wyoming" Bender: CD $15
These sonic myths, inspired by Native American Legends, are framed with flutes, Native percussion instruments, keyboards and occasional chanting.
Wakan Kolaya, Seminole Sundown Peyote Chant, Wakan Kuja, Wichi Tia To, Canyon Eagle Rhapsody, Coming & Going, We Are All Related, Mitakuye Oyasin.
LA CAMBUSE traditional sea shanty
Gilles Marchais, Joel Tymen, Erwann Crolais, Cristophe Runarvot: CD $18
Traditional shanties sung in French.
Le premier cest un marin, le corsaire le grand coureur, le forban, chantons pour passer le temps, pique la baleine, le polka, la femme du president, le pont de Morlaix, les gars de la marine, les filles de Lorient, hourra les filles a cinq deniers, la Danae, trois marins de Groix.
Brocel´ande: CD $16
These original arrangements of traditional and Early music include driving, danceable Celtic and Medieval beats, haunting ballads and the exciting 4-part vocals of a capella Renaissance madrigals.
As I Roved Out (Trad. Irish), The Joy of My Life/Out On The Ocean/ Star Above The Garter (Trad. Irish jigs), Santa Maria, Strela Do Dia (Court of Alfonso X, 12th c.), Dulaman (Words by Christy Martin, music trad. Irish), Sarabande from Suite for Cello in G/ Century House (J.S. Bach/W. Kristoph Klover), Hal-an-tow (Trad. Cornish) The Broom O'the Cowdenknowes (Trad. Scots), Cantiga Medley (Court of Alfonso X, 12th c.), Blackwaterside (Trad. Irish), Il Est Bel et Bon (Pierre Passereau, 16th c.), Here's to the Maiden (Thomas Linley, 18th c.) My Heart Doth Beg You'll Not Forget (Orlando di Lasso, 16th c.)
Darby DeVon: CD $17
We like this one a lot. Some solo, some vocal harmony and a couple of pure instrumental tracks. Nice mix of traditional and electric instruments.
Highlands, The Knight At Dublin Castle, Quest For Lia Fail. Passage To lona, Daydreams, Oghma's Return, Valparaiso, Together We Fly, Dance At Bealtaine, Magdalena, Highlands (Reprise).
THE CELTIC MINSTREL
James Galway with The Chieftains & Emily Mitchell: CD $17
Over the Sea to Skye, I Dreamt I Dwelt in Marble Halls, Cath Cheim an Fhia (The Battle of Deer's Leap), Shoheen Sholyoh, I'll Take You Home Again Kathleen, The Dark Island, The Minstrel Boy, She Moved Through the Fair, Shienenamon, When You and I Were Young Maggie, Carrickfergus, The Last Rose of Summer, Down by the Salley Gardens, The Fields of Athenry, Danny Boy.
SONS OF SOMERLED
Steve McDonald: CD $16
The original music on this concept album celebrates the Clan Macdonald. The story starts in the 12th century with the warrior-king Somerled who expelled the Vikings from Southwest Scotland.
Sons of Somerled, Live On My Warrior Son, All You Can Know, Loch Lomond, Soldier's Lament, Come to the Isle of Skye, Scotland the Brave, Celtic Warrior, I Will Return, Wild Mountain Thyme, Per Mare, Per Terras, Lordship of the Isles, Journey of the Warrior Soul.
Steve McDonald: CD $16
In his newest album, Steve McDonald explores the soul-touching history of the demise of the Highland Clans. Features guest artist Hollie Smith.
Child of the Gael, The Highland Farewell, By Law, Pain, The End of the Earth, All My Days, End of the Highland Way, My Heart Belongs to Scotland, Seawolf, Scottish Soldier, Southern Gael, Flower of Scotland.
Richard Searles: $16
Cabalgata, A Thousand Curses On Love, West Is the Night, Abercairney House, An Dro, My Dark Haired Maid from Cornaig, Rondes, Sir Festus Burke, Laride A Huit Temps, The White Houses of Sheildaig, The Bedding of the Bride, Laride A Six Temps, Clanranald, The Fyket, An Occasional Song, Galician Dance, The Haggis, No Surrender, Tavern on the Moor.
Du Cath Fer Folk's Sake!
Various: CD $15
This great CD of traditional Celtic tunes was recorded by a group of Spokane area musicians.
Father O'Flynn (jigs), Nova Scotia Farewell/Glasgow Reel, Pipe on the Hob (jigs), Mick McGuire, Strike the Gay Harp (jigs), Steve Russell/Cherry Tree Reel, Maid Behind the Bar (reels), Star of the County Down, Paddy's Trip to Scotland (reels), Jolly Rovin' Tar, The Diamond/Star of Munster, Merrily Kiss the Quaker (jigs), The Mermaid, West Clare (reels).
Various: CD $17
Includes music by Capercaillie, Altan, The Bothy Band, Cherish the Ladies, Kila, Niamh Parsons, Sileas, Relativity, Andy M. Stewart & Manus Lunny, Reeltime.
Laill Leathag, Donal Agun Morag, Fionnghuala, Puirt a Beul, Tog e Go Boge, Sile, Moll Dubh a Ghleanna, Siun Ni Dhuibhir, A Neansai Mhile Gra, Alasdair Mhic Cholla Ghasda, Brid Og Ni Mhaille, Fear a Bhata, Gile Mear, Pi Li Li Liu.
MEDIEVAL / RENAISSANCE MUSIC