Cover art by Claudia Kunin
Songs of the Otherworld
Ruth's 11th release recording, SONGS OF THE
OTHERWORLD, is slated for a December 15, 2010 release date.
"Enter the Otherworld realm of Celtic magic and
wonder. It's only a song away…"
Songs of the Otherworld features traditional and
original folk songs, ballads, and instrumentals celebrating the faerie realm
and otherworld beings.
Let Ruth's lively instrumentals carry you to meet the
Fair Folk. Songs range from beloved traditional ballads of magical encounters,
Tam Lin and Thomas the Rhymer to original compositions, Birds of Rhiannon and
Apples of Avalon. W.B. Yeats' 19th century poem, Song of the Wandering Aengus,
is beautifully set to music, as is Samuel Lover's, The Fairy Boy. Songs from my
20-year musical partnership with Cyntia Smith are included as well.
This collection is a must-have for folk music lovers and
followers of the Celtic magical paths.
Click here to read recording notes and lyrics.
Ruth's dulcimer artistry and voice are joined by a
variety of gifted musicians and singers: Amanda Barrett (voice, mandolin),
Daniel Bienenfeld (concertina), Joel Bienenfeld (flute), Ellen Burr (flute),
Abby DeWald (guitar), Marilyn Donadt (percussion), Scott Fraser (synthesizer),
Richard Gee (guitar), Dianne Miller (voice), Miamon Miller (violins), Dan
Ratkovich (tamburica bass), Cait Reed (violin), Cyntia Smith (fretted dulcimer,
voice), Caroline Waters (voice, synthesizer), Edward Willett (cello), and
Sylvia Woods (Celtic harp).
The CD cover art was created by renowned photography
artist Claudia Kunin.
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