|Shelley Phillips, Celtic harp, oboe & English horn. Barry Phillips, cello. Neal Hellman, mountain dulcimer. Harris Moore, hammered dulcimer, & others|
|Pages/Publication Date:||57 / 2003|
On this eclectic blend of Celtic, Renaissance, and traditional songs, Shelley Phillips—an accomplished player of the harp, oboe, English horn, recorder, and other instruments—is joined by her husband, cellist Barry Phillips. The 11 selections on this 2003 recording include the 17th-century country dance tune "Newcastle"; Percy Grainger's "Temple Hill"; the medieval songs "Le Rossignol/Cuncti Sumus"; the solo harp showcase "Neil Gow's Lament at the Death of His Second Wife"; "Lowlands of Holland," featuring guitarist Martin Simpson; and "Divinum Mysterium," an instrumental transcription of a tenth-century plainchant.