Distant Oaks | Empty Your Heart of its Mortal Dream

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Empty Your Heart of its Mortal Dream

by Distant Oaks

Exquisitely beautiful Gaelic songs and dance tunes performed by world-class artists Distant Oaks, featuring Gaelic vocals, guitar, citole, recorders, whistles, smallpipes, Celtic harp, fiddle, bodhran & more.
Genre: World: Celtic
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  Song Share Time Download
1. Thugamar Féin an Samhradh Linn
0:44 album only
2. The Hosting of the Sidhe/Queen of the Rushes
2:54 album only
3. Thomas MacDonald of Broadford
1:29 album only
4. When a Man's in Love
3:37 album only
5. Follow Me Up to Carlow
3:17 album only
6. Tha Biodag aig MacThòmais/The Black Hair'd Lad/Taighean Geala
3:11 album only
7. Atholl Highlanders
3:54 album only
8. Bonnie May
4:07 album only
9. Highland Mist
2:49 album only
10. Ellis Kelly's Delight
1:21 album only
11. Flower of Magherally/Sliabh an Ruisín (Slieve Russell)
3:28 album only
12. Drops of Brandy
3:08 album only
13. Auld Reekie/High Road to Linton/Bodachan a' Mhìrein
4:15 album only
14. Thugamar Féin an Samhradh Linn
1:07 album only


Album Notes
Distant Oaks is an award-winning ensemble specializing in dynamic, historically informed performances of traditional Gaelic and early European music. Rich, expressive singing in a variety of languages, combined with virtuosic, skillfully arranged ensemble playing on a broad array of period and traditional instruments, define Distant Oaks' musical style. Their warm, intimate performances appeal to both the intellect and the emotions and have proven to delight a diverse range of listeners.

In addition to their strong dedication to Gaelic music, language, and culture, as well as authentic traditional and Early Music performance practices, Distant Oaks is also actively engaged in composing new music in older styles. In the spirit of fine music-making and respect for tradition, Distant Oaks continues to bring a brilliant panoply of music to their audiences.

Distant Oaks has had the pleasure of performing and recording with such fine traditional musicians as Jerry O'Sullivan, Liz Carroll, Patrick Ball, Shay Black, and Paul Kotapish (Open House), as well as such Early Music luminaries as David Douglass (The King's Noyse, The Newberry Consort), Julie Jeffrey (Sex Chordae of Viols), Cheryl Ann Fulton (Ensemble Alcatraz), Shira Kammen (Ensemble Alcatraz, Fortune's Wheel), and Peter Maund (Ensemble Alcatraz, Skyedance).

"Close your eyes, and you could be sitting in a céilidh house. The artwork and packaging are every bit as good as the music and singing." - Daibhidh Ealaghoil, Web developer and software engineer, Isle of Skye, Scotland

"Deborah White, along with sons Jared and Shayne, are proof positive that musical talent does run in some families. Training in Medieval, Renaissance, and Baroque music makes their playing impeccable, their passion for Celtic tradition makes it irresistible." - Celli Tiemann/Borders Books and Music



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