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Sean's Dance
 HarpSong — Harpist Karen Almquist and flutist Jennifer Grady come together once again to create a new CD which is reflective of their love and passion for music and includes many of their favorite Celtic melodies. The recording includes three original pieces written by Jennifer Grady which are also published by ALRY Publications. The title piece, "Sean's Dance", was written for her son Sean who was born
with Down Syndrome.

Clairseach Na hEireann (The Harp of Ireland)Siobhán Armstrong — This is a selection of twenty two traditional airs played on a true reproduction of the Trinity college harp strung in brass and 18 carat gold.

California Celt — An upbeat collection of traditional and contemporary music from Ireland and beyond. Double-strung harpist Jesse Autumn directs a band of a dozen musicians on vocals, harp, guitar, cello, fiddle, flute, smallpipes, whistle, piano and percussion. Highlighting a group of young musicians from Santa Cruz, CA, the CD explores the lineage of Celtic music on the West Coast. Produced by Jesse Autumn and Barry Phillips, this album was funded by a Next Generation Grant from the California Arts Council. Includes audience favorites "Inis Oirr", "The Butterfly", "Sourgrass and Granite" and "The Jug of Punch". A must-have if you're looking to hear the Celtic harp in an ensemble setting.

Eagle’s Whistle — Finely performed by Silvano Betelli, a graceful harpist from Italy, this is a collection of 12 most ancient and best-known Celtic tunes and slow-pieces from the bardic tradition of Ireland and the British Isles. Silvano plays both wire-strung and gut-strung harps, handmade by outstanding master harp makers
Jay Witcher, Michele Sangineto and Paddy Cafferky. With his harps Silvano takes you back to the sounds and feelings of a distant time, conveying sensations from an enchanted sounding world.

Northern Light — Step into Northern Light and drift through the mystical lands of the Irish bards and Finnish poets with dulcet harp, bright kantele and lyric woodwinds.  Valerie Klemetti Blessley gently leads listeners through the music of ancient northern lands to discover the mysteries, songs and dances of the Celtic folk harp and Finnish kantele.  Your heart will smile and your toes will tap as you bask in Northern Light.

Wind and Wood: A Sylvan Dance
"Music to gentle the spirit and gladden the heart."  Valerie Klemetti Blessley and Jennifer Pratt-Walter 
 of Celtic Muse blend the magical voices of harps with soaring flute and tender recorder to create
 a lyrical collection of Celtic, Early and original music.  Evoke the ancient mystery of the Celtic realms,
 the splendor of a Medieval pageant, or the courtly elegance of classical times with Celtic Muse.
Merry & Bright — Harp for the Holidays
As ye bide the gathering night,
Let all hearts be Merry and Bright!
 A winter-themed collection of evocative Celtic and Early music by Valerie Klemetti Blessley
and Jennifer Pratt-Walter of Celtic Muse.  
Alchemy of a Rose
Cynthia Cathcart recaptures the original sound of the music of Scotland and Ireland in this collection of melodies played on the wire strung harp. The uniquely bell-like resonance of brass, silver and gold strings carries the listener to a time when legends lived and magic was a part of every day.

Monica's Wedding, A Treasure Of Celtic Wedding Music Lois Colin

Fonnsheen Fiona Davidson

The Language of Birds Fiona Davidson

Sequestered BeautyNancy Davis — Journey into the heart of Celtic music with this CD which has been called "magical".  "Sequestered Beauty" enchants with rollicking tunes and soulful aires from the Celtic Isles. All of its selections were chosen with the title tune in mind; each has some unanticipated meaning, some element of surprise, whether it is a haunting aire written in honor of a fallen hero, a work song, one that speaks to the beauty of people and places so isolated as to be virtually hidden, one that reveals the unpredictable nature of love, or simply a traditional tune played with an unusual twist.  Fresh and original arrangements of fifteen tunes.

The RubyPatricia Dillard — The Ruby is a soothing mixture of Celtic tunes and hymns. Don't play this while driving - we've been told it will put you to sleep!

Bonny at Morn — unapologetically beautiful songs from the Celtic tradition. Over the rich colors of the Irish harp Barbary Grant weaves a tapestry of uilleann pipes (played by Eric Rigler of Braveheart and Titanic fame), flute, fiddle, concertina, cello, and  bodhran (Irish drum). Above this sparkling backdrop soar the old melodies, sung in a voice so lovely it conjures a world of aching beauty. 6 of the 13 tracks are sung in Irish, Scots Gaelic, or Manx. Haunting. Evocative.

Brigit's Well — features an elegant duo: Barbary Grant on Irish harp and voice and Aimee Aul on flute and backing vocals. Their sparkling arrangements of traditional Celtic music evoke the ancient landscapes of Ireland and Scotland. 6 of the 14 tracks are sung in Gaelic languages. Uilleann pipes, fiddle, dulcimer, piano, and percussion add their rich colors to this lovely collection of old songs.

Between the Showers Gráinne Hambly. Solo CD of Irish harp music - includes traditional Irish dance tunes, airs, melodies from the 17th and 18th centuries (including pieces by O'Carolan) and some more recent compositions. "The international harp community finally has something they have been waiting for: a young virtuoso from Ireland who plays traditional pieces in a relaxed, undogmatic manner with a wonderfully swinging rhythm.... This is music for the heart, the head, the body. This is the future of harp music in Ireland!" —  Rüdiger Oppermann

Sean's Dance
 HarpSong — Harpist Karen Almquist and flutist Jennifer Grady come together once again to create a new CD which is reflective of their love and passion for music and includes many of their favorite Celtic melodies. The recording includes three original pieces written by Jennifer Grady which are also published by ALRY Publications. The title piece, "Sean's Dance", was written for her son Sean who was born
with Down Syndrome.

FaeriesPhil Holland — Spread your wings and let the fairy in you fly. Accompany me in this twilight journey through the very real land of myth and legend. “Phil Holland is a discerning and exacting performer. Her (not so secret) weapon is her sweetness and delicacy; in the movement of her violin bow, in the plucking of the strings of her harp and in her voice, which amazes in its perfect molding of ornamentations and long, held notes, always careful never to overdo either. Charm and modesty are her emerging qualities which is why she is appreciated by such a wide-ranging audience. Phil has all the qualities to make people dream if they enter into her world of faeries. ”Folk Bulletin.

Going HomePhil Holland — A beautiful mixture of old and new, Phil's delicate, intricate harp playing interweaves with her pure, angelic voice to create a parallel world of crystalline sounds. This CD is a tribute to Phil's childhood growing up on the west coast of Scotland.

SeascapesPhil Holland — A voice and a harp in perfect symbiosis. Inspired by the sea this is music that fuses classical and traditional, including jazz and minimalist inspired sounds. “Seascapes” is mainly inspired by the sea, by the essence of being an islander and the magical meeting of the Greek and Celtic cultures. There are 9 tracks on this CD, all played and sung by Phil. (Celtic harp, voice and violin). Traditional Scottish pieces lie harmoniously side by side with Phil’s original compositions and a cover of the famous Greek song, “Itane mia fora”.

PhosphorescenceAlys Howe’s distinct voice as a contemporary Celtic musician developed from the rich and diverse multiculturalism for which Canada is recognized. Performing on both harp and voice, Alys has played many venues throughout Canada, Scotland, and Ireland, earning distinctions such as a scholarship to the Royal Scottish Academy, The Watkins Fellowship, a grant from Canada Council for the Arts, and multiple awards in competitions of Scottish harp playing. With training from some of the world’s finest harp players, and a deep immersion in the music traditions of Cape Breton, Scotland and Ireland, Alys brings an informed yet innovative touch to each of her arrangements and songs. With her debut CD, Phosphorescence, Alys showcases her masterful understanding of the contemporary style developing among her generation of harp players.

On a Snowy Eve — Silverwood and Spookytree are two duos who joined forces to create a beautiful winter theme CD. Silverwood features Verlene Schermer on vocals, Celtic harp and cross-strung harp, and Linnette Bommarito on vocal harmonies, flute and alto flute. Spookytree is the duo formerly known as Knodel & Valencia, featuring Debra Knodel on Celtic harp, vocals, and percussion, and Jane Valencia on Celtic harps (both nylon and wire), vocals, oboe, and English horn.  Silverwood joins Spookytree on a few tunes, on guitar, fiddle, flute, and vocals, and Spookytree joins Silverwood on vocal harmonies.

The Northern Folk Harp Beth Kollé The Celtic harp and flute lead you on a journey through northern lands. Exquisite songs, dances and airs from Ireland, Scotland, Norway, Sweden and other countries are performed by Beth Kollé. Beth gathered her favorite tunes for this exceptional solo album, ranging from the tender Swedish Long-dance to the well-loved folk ballad, Carrickfergus, with samplings of the musical traditions of Cape Breton and France. Perfect for relaxed listening. Includes Innisheer, Reinlendar, Shepherd's Daughter, The Bold` Princess Royal, Brae Lochiel, O'Carolan's Kitty Magennis.

Tradisjon — Creating a tapestry woven of melody and harmony, the harp, voice, guitar and flute blend and explore the ancient and beautiful traditions of Ireland, Scotland, Norway and Sweden. Beth Kollé, Terryanne Baker Reinert and Susan McLain perform time-honored music from these northern lands, including medieval Norwegian and English ballads and Swedish dances. Includes two live performance recordings. Recorded on two continents, Tradisjon has been hailed by folk music enthusiasts in both the U.S. and in Norway. Features The Streets of Derry, Bonny at Morn, Ofelias Song.

Voyage North — Stone Circle: Michael MacBean, Beth Kollé  and Mike Saunders — Stone Circle's new CD, Voyage North celebrates the kinship between Celtic and Nordic dance music and song. The harps, fiddle, flute and pennywhistle enjoy an engaging romp through Cape Breton, Scottish, Irish and Scandinavian traditional music. Features O'Carolan's Morgan Meaghan, King of the Fairies and Kerry Polkas (Ireland), Hector the Hero (Scotland), Heimo Kvad and Ti-ti-tyy (Norway and Finland). Includes featured musicians Mike Saunders and John Peekstok.

Tapestry I, LadiesJulia Lane. These instrumental tunes are as vivacious, delicate, mysterious and beautiful as the women to whom they are dedicated, evoking the romantic images of a bygone era. Celtic harp, violin, viola, cello, flute, tin whistle, guitar.  TRACK LIST: Morag of Dunvegan/Where Will the Young Lass Sleep; Annie Laurie; Bronwen's Dream; Mrs. Maule of Panmure; Kate Dalrymple/Nancy Hanks; Miss Hamilton; Bach's Minuet for Anna Magdalana; Neil Gow's Lament on the Death of His Second Wife; My Lagan Love; Bridget Cruise #3/#4; Sweet Phyllis/ Phyllis on the New Mown Hay; Grandmothers' Waltz; Morag Hendriksen.

Tapestry II - In a Garden GreenJulia Lane. Gardens embody vitality and solace; they are places of both activity and repose. The music inspired by them reflects these various moods and seasons. Celtic harp, violin, flute, viola, tin whistle, guitar, recorders, cello, birds, crickets, peepers  TRACK LIST: Gloomy Winter's Now Awa'; Smiling Spring; The Heather Breeze/The Butterfly; The Harmony of May; The Southwind/ A Rosebud by My Early Walk; The Sprig of Shillelagh/The Acorn; The Lea Rig/Corn Rigs; An Italian Bouquet; All In a Garden Green; The Last Rose of Summer; Country Gardens/Harvest Home; Migration.

Both Sides — Moonrakers is an Oxford-based multi-instrumental trio playing Celtic traditional music and some original tunes and songs in the idiom. They play harp, flute, cittern, guitar, whistles and sing in close harmony with male and female voices. The over all sound is a rich texture of melody and counter-melody, described by BBC Oxford as “an exquisite blend of relaxing music“. Abi Strevens (flute, vocal) and Anna Lockett (harps) are both classically trained. Jon Bennett (guitar, cittern, vocal, whistles, bodhran) has recorded with several professional bands, produced three previous albums and is a published songwriter.

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