The City Of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra
The Symphonic Celtic Album (SILKD6046, 2011)
The Symphonic Celtic Album is a selection of symphonic pieces from wel known movies and stage plays that are inspitred by the folk music of the Celtic lands: Ireland, Scotland, Wales, Isle Of Man (UK), Cornwall (UK), Brittany (France) and Galicia (Spain).
All the pieces are performed by the The City Of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by various musicians, including James Fitzpatrick, Paul Bateman, Mario klemens, Nick Raine, and Kenneth Alwyn.
Highlights include two cuts from the highly successful Lord of the rings: The Fellowship of the ring soundtrack. Other pieces featured: ‘Miller’s Crossing – End Credits’, ‘Barry Lyndon – Women Of Ireland (Mna na heireann)’, ‘The Shawshank Redemption – End Titles’, ‘Braveheart – For The Love Of A Princess’, ‘Titanic – My Heart Will Go On’, ‘The Last Of The Mohicans’, ‘Highlander – Training Montage’, ‘The Quiet Man – The Donnybrook’, ‘Rob Roy – Rob And Mary’, ‘Far And Away – End Credits’, ‘Gladiator – Now We Are Free’, ‘Riverdance.’
The Symphonic Celtic Album is a dramatic album that recreates some of the most memorable and cherished Celtic film scores.
Author: Angel Romero
Angel Romero y Ruiz has been writing about world music and progressive music for many years. He founded the websites worldmusiccentral.org and musicasdelmundo.com. Angel produced several specials for Metropolis (TVE) and co-produced “Musica NA”, a music show for Televisión Española (TVE) in Spain that featured an eclectic mix of world music, fusion, electronica, new age and contemporary classical music. Angel also produced and remastered world music and electronic music albums, compilations and boxed sets for Alula Records, Ellipsis Arts, Music of the World, Lektronic Soundscapes, and Mindchild Records. Angel is currently based in Durham, North Carolina.