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Stemningsrapport fra dagens fotosession! Status report from today's photo shoot! This is a project I have been working on for a while now: Putting to music four of Rudolf Steiner's seasonal meditations, translated to English by Owen Barfield. Many thanks to Kev Rowland , for giving these reissues - three in a row - such overwhelming attention! Yet another review of older releases. Many thanks to Fred Simoneau! Jump to. Sections of this page. Accessibility help. It may have taken her eight years to follow up the debut, but the result is an album which contains a great deal of strength and beauty within it.
You are not logged, please complete authentication before continuing use forum credentials. Some personal favorites to mention Droning immersive acoustic ambience, stirring cello and her sweet yet melancholic voice over sensual words.
Tread softly because you tread on my dreams. Tirill's love for the poet's words are so evident throughout the entire disc, and her musical approach to them is very lovingly and carefully crafted, never strained and overworked, that the marriage of the two artists is truly sublime. Lovers of intelligent, thoughtful and passionate music for quiet contemplation will simply adore this.
Space is an important instrument on the album, with music and vocals creating a web which is much stronger than may initially believed. I missed the original, and the last reissue, but am glad it has finally come to my attention. Not only has this become one of my favorite albums of the year but also of the Prog Folk sub-genre as a whole. This album is masterpiece of progressive rock music. B Yeats. Here, she has taken her own words in a similarly surreal, vivid and darkly romantic direction, each one standing as a complete beautiful gothic lullaby to ponder and consider.
It's up to the listener to draw their own interpretation, and to hear the sonic artistry she wraps her poems in is truly striking. Much of the album again is performed on sparse restrained acoustic guitar, violin and flute, but it's given a hallucinogenic dreamy wash of endless Mellotron and a little Hammond organ that brings a warm vintage and lovingly out-of-time quality.
Despite the demanding concept many of the pieces hang on, there's numerous moments scattered throughout that still shows the artist refining and perfecting her unique take on the prog-folk style from her previous two albums. Even if you don't understand the Norwegian lyrics on this one, just drift away to the soothing and embracing qualities of the two voices intertwining.
The unpredictable uptempo instrumental break in the middle features some scratchy ominous duel Mellotron passages, a perfectly restrained electric guitar solo and a scorching Hammond explosion straight from the warm analogue Seventies. You can tell how special and important this piece is to the artist, and I'm going to enjoy trying to decipher the words.
Special mention must go to a few particular favourites of mine. It's pretty much a definitive Tirill song, one of the most deceptively simple pieces on the album, full of stirring medieval charm, and it brings me to tears every time.
Anyone who would possibly dismiss the artist as a simplistic acoustic folk singer needs to hear this, and she has never sounded so confident, experimental and truly freed. In one instance, the subject warmly offers "I will be your friend when you need me, I am as near as the wind in your hair, as soft as the sand".
Compare it to the darkness hinted at with "I am like shadows, I'll keep your footprints, 'cause I am the path under your feet. But that's the beauty of Tirill's musical world.I anledning Asker Kammermusikkfestivals 5 års jubileum har Tirill arrangert musikk fra albumet Nine and Fifty Swans – A Musical Journey into W. B. Yeats’ Poetry () spesielt for festivalens musikere. Åpningskonsert, Venskaben i Asker, kl Huskonsert, Hval, kl