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Mystical Ireland

by Noirin Ni Riain

      There is no language like the Irish for soothing and quieting.
John Millington Synge

The true essence of Ireland is forever captured in the angelic voice of Noirin Ni Riain. It is as though the Heavens have opened up and instilled in her voice a beauty that could only have been sent from high above.

In this unique gift box collection you will find three unforgettable audios. The forty-nine tracks, sung in traditional Irish, offer a rare glimpse into the "Old World" Irish culture and the folklore of times long past. "The Virginsí Lament" provides a fresh and appealing tribute to womenís spiritual songs. With "Vax de Nube," listeners will be rewarded with sacred chants that seem to intertwine the sounds of Heaven and Earth. In "The Darkest Midnight," traditional Southeast Ireland Christmas sounds fill the air.

Mystical Ireland is an enchanting collection that would be the perfect gift for anyone who appreciates the beauty of Ireland.

Listeners will fall in love with the way Noirin Ni Riain sings each song. Noirin Ni Riain does a wonderful job of preserving Irelandís musical history. These three albums were recorded in Glenstal Abby, which was the perfect setting for an unforgettable collection of sacred hymns, laments, carols, and prayers. All combined, this collection offers a mesmerizing experience where time stands still as the earth becomes one. Very highly recommended.

The Book

Sounds True
September 2003
Unabridged Audio CD 3 CDs / 133 minutes
1591791227 / 978-1591791225
New Age - World Music
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The Reviewer

Suzie Housley
Reviewed 2008
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