Loreena isabel irene mckennitt, cm om born february 17, 1957 in morden, manitoba. Enjoy my playlist loreena mckennitt and all what you find in the bar, and let everyone know what you think. September 2006, singercomposer loreena mckennitt leads listeners and viewers through the multitextured landscapes of her catalogue, from traditional celtic ballads to literary narratives and highlights from her latest recording, an ancient muse. The road before me smooths and fills apace, and all about the fences dwindle. Loreena mckennitt dickens dublin the palace lyrics. The book of secrets is the sixth studio album by loreena mckennitt, released in 1997. The highwayman is a particularly strong effort, especially in comparison to. Fear no more the heat o the sun nor the furious winters rages. The mystics dream album edit from the mask and mirror. She is selfmanaged, selfproduced and head of her own record label quinlan road. Loreena mckennitt the book of secrets releases discogs.
Loreena mckennitt, born february 17, 1957 is a canadian singer, harpist and pianist who performs celticstyle music with a newage feel. Book depository books with free delivery worldwide. Download the cd booklet in pdf format 247 kb englishfrench version only a good traveller has no fixed plans, and is not intent on arriving. A war blocked their return, and they journeyed eastward to reach kublai khans eastern capital at kaifeng in 1266. I skipped on breakfast, and soon, i had to run out the door. Records 9 467192 1997 danny thompson on bass 44 timing standard tuning, key e major pedals. Chinese philosopher lao tzus words are a good introduction to the third album in a trilogy of musical travel documents that began with the visit. The only problem is that she did not seem to progress much during the time between releases.
Loreena mckennitt is well known as a composer and singer. Researching loreena mckennitt family tree assistant. If you have any rights to state, please contact me immediately. She set off to travel to rome and ended up in istanbul. Canadian singercomposer loreena mckennitt is selfmanaged, selfproduced, and the head of her own internationally successful record label, quinlan road. The book of secrets, the followup to 1994s the mask and mirror there was a christmas ep, a winter garden, released in 1995 finds loreena mckennitt in the same musical vein, mixing celtic, spanish, italian, and new age to create her own distinct sound. They returned to venice in 1269, and in 1271 they left with young marco for kublais court. A vast range of data is available to search ranging from census records, births, deaths and marriages, military records and immigration records to name but a few. This song is an instrumental click here now to find out here why others like this song. The result is connecting dors, an intriguing story not only about diana and her fascinating climb to fame against the odds, but of her actor husband, alan lake and their son, jason. It is a behindthescenes look into the world of stardom. Mckennitt is known for her refined and clear dramatic soprano vocals.
She set off for japan and ended up on a train across siberia. She wondered if this need arose from an insatiable curiosity. List of books and articles about marco polo online. Loreena mckennitt lost souls deluxe hardbound case. Inspired designs on tshirts, posters, stickers, home decor, and more by independent artists and designers from around the world. Loreena mckennitt lyrics, loreena mckennitt discography sorted by album. Loreena mckennitts first release of original material since 2006, lost souls is a rich and culturally eclectic recording, which one has come to expect from this unique artist.
It is a rich tapestry of contemporary thoughts woven with threads from the celts to the bedouins, stitched with the sounds of a diverse collection of musical voices. All orders are custom made and most ship worldwide within 24 hours. Loreena mckennitt the book of secrets marco polo youtube. Get loreena mckennitt setlists view them, share them, discuss them with other loreena mckennitt fans for free on. Marco polo by loreena mckennitt from her album the book of secrets with a brief history of marco polo and his journey with his father and uncle. Unfortunately, the restrictions also prohibit publishing any personal thoughts or. The book of secrets album lyrics loreena mckennitt. Loreena mckennitt marco polo lyrics letssingit lyrics. Loreena mckennitt spent a few years thinking about celtic nomadic ways. Tango to evora 20 snow by ariel on her album wintersong 2003 by deborah henriksson on her album the hearts cry 2012 by angelica womens chamber choir on their album a rose in winter 2012 dantes prayer by the matthias sisters on their album beyond the. The recent attention given to celebrities in articles, on television and in court rooms, makes this book especially relevant. Page 58 in this manner the great sire possesses all the gold, silver, pearls, and precious stones in his dominions. I may not be the best person to paint that picture, but let me try.
She has sold more than 14 million records worldwide. Loreena mckennitt the book of secrets album lyrics. Loreenas sixth studio album and a worldwide chart success, featuring hit single the mummers dance. Stream adfree or purchase cds and mp3s now on amazon. The ectophiles guide to good music loreena mckennitt. The highwayman lyric by alfred noyes, abridged by loreena. Listen online to loreena mckennitt marco polo and see which albums it appears on. Loreena mckennitt is in her element in front of an audience, telling interesting stories about the songs and assembling a topnotch backing band. I have begun reading from the holy mountain by william dalrymple. Scrobble songs and get recommendations on other tracks and artists. In and around 2005 i met jason dorslake, son of the acclaimed actress, diana dors. Her recordings have achieved gold, platinum, and multiplatinum status in 15 countries on four.
Loreena isabel irene mckennitt, cm om born february 17, 1957 in morden, manitoba, canada is a canadian musician, composer, harpist, accordionist, and pianist who writes, records and performs world music with celtic and middle eastern themes. I grew up in rural manitoba, canada, the daughter of a nurse and a livestock dealer and enjoyed a fairly free and. The wind was a torrent of darkness among the gusty trees, the moon was a ghostly galleon tossed upon cloudy seas. White are the faroff plains, and white the fading forests grow. Travels with loreena mckennitt is not only a must for every loreena mckennitt fan, but for anyone interested in the phenomenon of celebrity. I ran back into the bedroom to grab my promise ringthe one i had chosen specifically for the month of november, an orange topazand i kissed lore three times on the cheek. She went looking for the solution to a problem that did not exist she found answer and she found some friends there consciousness raising as a. In a recording career spanning more than two decades, ms.
Loreena mckennitt the book of secrets 1997, cd discogs. Recorded at real world studios with a stellar musical. Ancestry is a major source of information if you are filling out your loreena mckennitt family tree. This is her first live release available to the public, and uses material from three concerts one from paris and two from toronto to put together a complete show. Many people come to know the public persona of an artist and wonder what they are like offstage. Its this that attracts people to her music, and the book of secrets is no exception, whether its the lazy rhythms of marco polo, the sober joy of the mummers dance, the poignancy of skellig or dantes prayer, or the drama of alfred noyess the highwayman. The album is certified doubleplatinum in the united states. The lyrics of the song are an abridged version of a poem by alfred noyes. Marco polo by loreena mckennitt from her album the book of secrets with a brief history of marco polo and his journey with his father and. When any of the cards are torn or spoiled, the owner carries them to the place whence they were issued, and receives fresh ones, with a deduction of 3 per cent. I turned on loreena mckennitt on itunes, and slowly got dressed for work in the usual black suit uniform. Lyrics to dickens dublin the palace by loreena mckennitt. Loreena isabel irene mckennitt, cm om born february 17, 1957 is a canadian musician, composer, harpist, accordionist, and pianist who writes, records and performs world music with celtic and middle eastern themes.
Mckennitts eclectic celtic music has received critical acclaim worldwide, and gold, platinum and multiplatinum sales awards in 15 countries across four continents. Travels with loreena mckennitt by niema ash sadly, due to restrictions imposed upon me, i am no longer permitted to distribute my book, travels with loreena mckennitt. Her eclectic celtic blend of pop, folk and world music has sold over 14 million albums worldwide. Loreena mckennitt marco polo 5 string version bass tab submitted by sidsquishus marco polo loreena mckennitt the book of secrets warner bros. Loreena mckennitt the book of secrets veroffentlichungen. The book, which pursues traces of early christian life in the middle east, is the account of his journey following in the footsteps of two monks who set off for byzantium from the monastery of iviron on mount athos in 587 ad. The road was a ribbon of moonlight over the purple moor, and the highwayman.555 547 152 1258 1221 935 972 1066 1056 1405 921 729 507 531 855 1149 1 405 1267 1185 1263 152 1204 526 940 1399 1260 585 1353 541 514