Cantilena: Night Songs From Around the World
Cantilena, the new release by classical guitarist Hilary Field and vocalist Patrice O’Neill, offers an evocative palette of night songs and lullabies from around the world. Spanning the globe from Romania to Sweden, Japan, Ireland, and Argentina and beyond, the soothing multilingual vocals and rich musical arrangements highlight the lyrical and dynamic beauty of this music.
Cantilena, the follow up to the multi award winning Siente, also features the virtuoso acoustic duo Mike Marshall and Darol Anger, Grammy award winning English hornist Nancy Rumbel, as well as principal musicians from the Pacific NW Ballet and Seattle Symphony orchestras.
Cantilena is an Italian musical term for a smooth, flowing melodic line. These lyrical night songs and lullabies from world traditions and classical masters transcend generations, lending a blanket of calm in an often busy world.
The wonderful voice of Patrice O’Neill and the soothing classical music from Hilary Field make this an enjoyable CD for the entire family. Young and old alike will be entertained with this collection of songs from around the world. Each song is from a different country and has a calming effect. The charming melodies will be a relaxing experience from a stressful day. We award this CD the Dove “Family-Approved” Seal for all ages.