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Description: Loreena McKennitt drew her inspiration for this album from 15th century Spain, where the cultures of Christianity, Judaism, and Islam coexisted uneasily, tied together by a common tradition of religious mysticism. McKennitt reflects the multi-culturalism in arrangements that mix the half-tone intervals and familiar instruments of the Aryan north with the quarter-tone intervals and dumbeg, oud, and tamboura of the Semitic south. The results are often intoxicating, even if the composer consistently prefers slow-moving tempos. There's a tension and density to this music that safely removes it from the new- age category. McK ... (more)
Manufacturer: Quinlan Road
Release date: 22 March 1994
Number of discs: 1
EAN: 0093624542025 UPC: 093624542025
Tags: Celtic (3), New Age (2), Canada (1), 1994 (1), Folk (1), 1990s (1), Ethnic (1), [Studio] (1)
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