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|1. The Gates of Istanbul|
|2. The Dark Night of the Soul|
|3. Marco Polo|
|4. Penelope's Song|
|5. Sacred Shabbat|
|8. Beneath a Phyrgian Sky|
|9. Tango to Evora|
|10. Full Circle|
|11. The Mummer's Dance [Single Version]Disc: 2|
A Mediterranean Odyssey comprises a richly designed Limited Edition 2 disc set commemorating Loreena McKennitt's 2009 Mediterranean Tour. Designed to attract not only the legions of devoted Loreena listeners, but to expose and inspire the uninitiated to an exotic, haunting and emotional musical experience they will never forget. A glittering addition to Loreena McKennitt's catalogue - A Mediterranean Odyssey combines NEW live performances of audience favourites from her 2009 Mediterranean Tour with a collection of previously released studio recordings. Inspired by the tones, textures and rich cultural heritage of the Mediterranean, this latest release features virtuosic performances on authentic instruments including oud, lyra, bouzouki, harp and hurdy-gurdy alongside electric guitar, cello and percussion. Experience the continuing journey of the Celts across the Mediterranean and Aegean seas with this evocative 2-disc set. Disc 1 "The Olive and the Cedar" A Mediterranean-inspired collection of 11 studio recordings personally selected by Loreena McKennitt from her back catalogue. Disc 2 "From Istanbul to Athens" Is 56 minutes of concert highlights from the 2009 Mediterranean Tour including five songs not featured in previous Loreena McKennitt "in concert" releases. Includes a 24 page, lavishly illustrated booklet featuring on-location photographs captured during the tour.
Hear the haunting voice live….From Istanbul to Athens, from Byblos to Budapest. The 2-disc commemorative package of live performance highlights from Loreena McKennitt’s 2009 Mediterranean Tour, as well as previously released studio recordings, inspired by the history of The Celts in the Mediterranean. Also includes a 24 page lavishly illustrated booklet featuring on-location photographs captured during the tour.
Disc 1 “The Olive and the Cedar” A Mediterranean-themed collection of 11 studio recordings personally selected by Loreena McKennitt from her back catalogue.
Disc 2 “From Istanbul to Athens” 56 minutes of concert highlights from the 2009 Mediterranean Tour including five songs not featured in previous Loreena McKennitt “in concert” releases.
I wish I had been there in person to experience the person, the music, the atmosphere and the places visited on the tour.Published on June 4 2013 by English Angel