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Kerrigan, Aylish (Mezzo-Soprano) And Collins, Dearbhla (Piano) / I Am Wind On Sea. Contemporary Vocal Music From Ireland
Album:I Am Wind On Sea. Contemporary Vocal Music From Ireland Collection:Classical
Artist:Kerrigan, Aylish (Mezzo-Soprano) And Collins, Dearbhla (Piano) Added:03/2017

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Add Date:2017-03-28 Pull Date:2017-05-30 Charts:Classical/Experimental

Album Review
Gary Lemco
Reviewed 2017-03-22 
This disc assembles songs by contemporary Irish composers: Ina Boyle (1889-1967); Elaine Agnew (b. 1967); Seoirse Bodley (b. 1933); Anne-Marie O’Farrell (b. 1966); Rhona Clarke (b. 1958); and John Buckley (b. 1951). The themes of the poem settings include love, dreams, fantasy, the occult, conflict, nature, childhood, and death. The two principal artists, Aylish Kerrigan and pianist Dearbhla Collins, specialize in Irish ballads and folk settings.

Track Listing
1.Boyle: Three Songs By Walter De La Mare. Song Of The Mad Prince.Declamatory. (1 9.‘Tis Not That Dying. Piercingly Dissonant (2:18)
2.The Pigs And The Charcoal-Burner. Mildly Whimsical (2:16) 10.I Am The Mashed Fireman. Assertively Dissonant (3:06)
3.Moon, Reeds, Rushes. Mysterious (1:45) 11.Tie The Strings To My Life, My Lord. Celebrating, Tho’ Dissonant (1:55)
4.Sleep Song. A Lullaby, Somewhat Melancholy (2:30) 12.Remember. Meditatively, Mildly Dissonant (3:06)
5.Agnew: April Awake. Mid-April. Mildly Dissonant (1:15) 13.The Tightrope Walker Presents A Rose (Piano Solo). Graceful. (4:02)
6.The Hill-Farm. Quietly Dissonant (3:44) 14.O’Farrell: The Hoopoe Song. Contemplative, Beseeching, Declaiming, Dissonant.
7.April Awake. Quietly Dissonant (1:31) 15.Clarke: Smiling Like That. . .Voice And Tape, With Jazzy Percussion Accompanimen
8.Bodley: After Great Pai. Plaintively Dissonant (2:35) 16.Buckley: I Am Wind On Sea. Includes Tongue Clicks, Flutter Tonguing, Passages Of