Iberian Triptych (Physical CD)
Three haunting Medieval tunes from the Iberian Peninsula
Showing shared riches from Jewish, Muslim & Christian cultures
With Melos singers, strings, santur, oud and percussion.
Played by: Sadaf Amini, Iranian santur; Fahd Abou Zainedin, Arabic oud and voice; Holly Gwynne-Timothy and Ariel Zaichick, voices; Joseph Haskour, percussion and voice; Eileen Beaudette, viola; Jeff Hamacher, cello; Daniel Chalmers, percussion.
Medieval songs: Sephardic romance: La Rosa Enflorece; Andalusian muwashah: Jadaka al Ghaythu; Gallician Cantiga: Ben pode Santa Maria.
(14 minutes in length)
Generously supported by The Isabel Bader Centre for the Performing Arts, Ballytobin Foundation, Estate Of Larry Gibson, F K Morrow Foundation
Iberian Triptych Teaser
A Star in the East – Recording CD
Enjoy the season with Melos’ CD
A Star in the East
Purchase your CD or digital copy now!
Wondering what to listen to this holiday season? Trying to find a gift for that hard to buy music lover? Do you have a desire to support local Early Music in Kingston?
Look no further! Melos’ ‘A Star in the East’ recording will delight and inspire this holiday season.
From the CD’s opening, mystical 13th c. French nuns’ chant, to haunting Coptic, Sufi and Armenian echoes in tracks 11,12 and 13, to a rich Baroque Christmas Mass, travel afar with Melos, from contemplation to joy in the ancient roots of the season.
The CD is on sale now for $20 in Kingston at Novel Idea Bookstore, Old Farm Fine Foods and Send in the Clowns.
DIGITAL COPIES: Available with your Apple Music subscription, or for purchase from iTunes on Amazon music and other websites where digital music can be purchased.
Listen to excerpts from this wonderful recording below:
1. Veni, Veni Emanuel
2. Templum Cordis
7. Angel Gabriel
11. Coptic Chant
14. Noel Nouvelet
19. Puer Natus