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The members of Aureole are Laura Gilbert, flute, Mary Hammann, viola, and Stacey Shames, harp.Their concerts and recordings also include a wide variety of popular and folk music from the Celtic, Latin, Indian, Baroque and Classical traditions. Inspired by the combination, some of the most imaginative and creative musicians and composers of our time -- Ravi Shankar, George Tsontakis, Jacob Druckman and Roberto Sierra-- have masterfully composed and arranged for Aureole. The repertoire also includes many significant and powerful works by Twentieth Century composers, including Claude Debussy, Sofia Gubaidulina, Sir Richard Rodney Bennett, Sir John Tavener, Toru Takemitsu, Harrison Birtwistle and Kaiji Saariaho.

Celtic Grace

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Koch International Classics 2007 | KIC-CD-7660

  • 1.The Wind that Shakes the Barley/The Reel with the Beryle
    Traditional, arr. Matthew Nicholl

  • 2. Carolan's Draught
    Traditional, arr. Shari Feder

  • 3. Carolan's Dream
    Traditional, arr. Shari Feder

  • 4. Aguas de Marco
    Traditional, arr. Shari Feder

  • 5. Believe Me, If All Those Endearing Young Charms

  • 6. Down by the Sally Gardens
    Traditional, arr. David Spear

  • 7. Kilarney Sailor's Lament
    Composed by Anthony Scafide

  • 8. O'Riley's Grave
    Traditional, arr. David G. Weiss

  • 9. Lullaby for Ara-Leah
    Composed by Amy Barlowe

  • 10. Danny Boy
    Traditional, arr. David Spear

  • 11. Sheebeg and Sheemore
    Traditional, arr. Shari Feder

  • 12. The Kerry Dance
    Traditional, arr. Marcel Grandjany

  • 13. The Lady of Shalott
    Composed by Ariel Bodman, arr. Amy Barlowe

  • 14. The Walrus
    Traditional, arr. Matthew Nicholl

  • 15. Butterfly
    Traditional, arr. Matthew Nicholl

  • 16. O'Carolan Medley
    Traditional, arr. Matt Harris

  • 17. As I Roved Out
    Traditional, arr. Matthew Nicholl

  • 18. Eliana's Song
    Composed by Tim Ries

 

The Aureole Trio’s new recording Celtic Grace is their ninth recording for KOCH International. The variety and scope of Aureole's repertoire appeals to audiences of all ages and backgrounds. The trio's music ranges from the late 19th century, spans the 20th, and ventures into the 21st century's cutting edge. The eighteen tracks on this CD are original and arranged compositions of well-known and other traditional Irish/Celtic melodies and folksongs. This CD is a timely release with St. Patrick’s Day celebrations around the world this March 17th, 2007. Their concerts and recordings also include a wide variety of popular and folk music from the Celtic, Latin, Indian, Baroque and Classical traditions. Inspired by the combination, some of the most imaginative and creative musicians and composers of our time. Aureole was formed in the fall of 1987, after playing together at Marlboro Music FestivalAureole has performed on A&E Television Network’s “Holiday in New York,” on the Bravo Television Network, and has been interviewed and featured frequently on NPR’s “Performance Today.” Aureole has recorded extensively for Koch International Classics to great critical acclaim. Their lullaby disc, “Dreamscape,” with soprano Heidi Grant Murphy, was selected by Parenting Magazine as Recording of the Month. The members of Aureole, Laura Gilbert, flute, Mary Hammann, viola, and Stacey Shames, harp, have active solo and chamber music careers. Looking for Ads for the week of March 12th, 2007. More Info and contact: Tony Scafide at Generation Media 631 846-6231 or tony@generationmedia. com

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