A Dulcimer Harvest
This album is Ruth Barrett and Cyntia Smith's
first all-instrumental recording and features favorite selections from their
first three releases, Aeolus, Music of the Rolling World, and Deepening) plus
new traditional pieces and original compositions by Cyntia Smith.
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Leaving Rhu Vaternish
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King of the Faeries
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Lesson for Two Lutes
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About this Recording
Leaving Ru Vaternish, Song of the Wandering Aengus, King
of the Faeries, Three French Dances, I Live Not Where I Love, Lesson For Two
Lutes, Dance of the Meadow Mice, The Orange Rogue, Dales Emerson Foye, Don
Oiche Ud Im Bethil, Faerie's Love Song, Plaines of Waterloo, Pavan, Never
Weather Beaten Saile, Grace's Dance/Charles Jefferson the Sailor, Planxty
Irwin/Loch Lovan Castle, Chosen Country, Soleares, An Autumn Ride
"This is a stunning showcase for the incredible talents
of these two dulcimer artists. Noteworthy is Cyntia Smith's composition
Dales Emerson Foye, which features Daniel Bienefeld on concertina and
has one of the loveliest melodies I've ever heard. Cyntia's dulcimer
arrangement of Soleares, adapted from traditional Flamenco, is
spectacular. This recording is recommended for all audiences."
Dulcimer Society of Northern Illinois
"Consistently satisfying and interesting arrangements. A
highlight for me is Cyntia's playing on Pavan by Luis Milan, the
Lesson For Two Lutes, and Soleares, a traditional Flamenco form.
Each of the three pieces is a technical tour de force and a clear demonstration
of the musical capabilities of what was once thought to be a very limited
~Dulcimer Players News