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Re: Live Version of The Stolen Child

Byrdele ·
My husband and I heard "The Lost Child" in the concert in Vermont last fall. Loreena performed it with much more in mind, as she told us before she sang it. The whole idea of children's minds being rewired as a result of over-exposure to the internet and things like that is chilling. Thank you, Loreena, for caring enough about children to do the research and announce the results of your research publicly. Your intent behind performing it gave the song a whole new meaning. I have worked with...
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Re: Live Version of The Stolen Child

canopus212 ·
Hi William, At first, thanks for pointing out that live version of The Stolen Child. You may have a look at the following Smithsonian Folkways page: Fast Folk Musical Magazine (Vol. 4, No. 8) Toronto. On that page is given the link to the facsimile of Fast Folk Musical Magazine (Vol. 4, No. 8) in pdf. What we understand about the track: - "The baker’s dozen of songs are performed before a live audience." - The piece is performed by Loreena (harp) , David Woodhead (fretless bass and...
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Live Version of The Stolen Child

wmkolb ·
Hi there!   I happened upon a live version of The Stolen Child on Spotify that I've not yet heard. I won't post the link because I'm not sure if the rules allow it, but it's one of just a few tracks by Loreena you can find there. It is a part of an album called "Fast Folk Musical Magazine (Vol. 4, No. 8) Toronto" made in 1989.   I found on Wikipedia that Fast Folk was a way for singer/songwriters to release their first few tracks: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fast_Folk   I'd...
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Grow a Forest!

Jesse ·
Hi Loreenakateers! I've been somewhat inactive here for a while, so for those who aren't familiar with me: I'm an eccentric Tasmanian troubadour who plays a variety of instruments and has a soft spot for Nordic culture, cats, and chocolate. Like most people everyone here, I'm hugely inspired by Loreena McKennit's music and I'm currently recording an album which features a lot of songs and tunes that you'll all be familiar with, including (I can safely say having just got the green light from...
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Re: Live Version of The Stolen Child

wmkolb ·
Thanks for your response! It is a lovely version of the song, and I wondered if maybe more from that session exist.
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