Tapestry I - Ladies

by Julia Lane & Fred Gosbee

Released 1999
Castlebay Music
Released 1999
Castlebay Music
Relaxed instrumental arrangements of Scottish and Irish themes. Celtic harp is the central instrument with dashes of vocals, fiddle, viola, cello, guitar, whistles and flute. Elegant but not stuffy.
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Rambles Magazine reviewed by Jo Morrison
A mystical, echoing voice, singing clear and true, calls the listener into this delightful collection of classic tunes celebrating the importance of the women in our lives. The choice of tunes is excellent, featuring melodies from the 1700s and 1800s, as well as a few modern tunes that fit right into the theme and overall atmosphere of the recording. From Bach's "Minuet for Anna Magdalena" to O'Carolan's "Bridget Cruise," …
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Tapestry II - In a Garden Green

by Julia Lane & Fred Gosbee

Released 2000
Castlebay Music
Released 2000
Castlebay Music
Relaxed Celtic chamber music with Celtic harp, whistles, strings and sounds of nature.
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Tapestry II - In a Garden Green

A stroll through a verdant garden can refresh the spirit and relax the mind, connecting you with the cycles of nature. Gardens embody vitality and solace; they are places of both activity and repose. This music, inspired by gardens, reflects these various moods and seasons.

Julia Lane - Celtic Harp, Voice
Fred Gosbee - Violin, Viola, Winds, Guitar, Voice
Other Musicians:
Doreen Conboy, cello (All in a Garden …
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Tapestry III - Cottage & Castle

by Julia Lane & Fred Gosbee

Released 2003
Castlebay, Inc
Released 2003
Castlebay, Inc
Elegant but not stuffy music with harp, fiddle, flute, cello
NOTES
Cottage & Castle
No aristocratic Celtic household was complete without resident musicians who would create melodies honoring their patrons' holdings. These tunes affirm the connection of home and heart.

Patricia Boyle-Wight- flute, Carolan's Cottage, Tigh Morag / Da Peerie Hoose Ahint da Burn
Forrest Dillon- harpsichord, Hatfield House / Little House under the Hill
Doreen Conboy- cello, Hatfield House / Little House under the Hill, Cumbernaud House, Castle Kelly/ Drummond Castle
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1) Coilsfield House (5:00)
2) Carolan's Cottage (4:30)
3) Castle of the …
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Tapestry IV - Gentlemen

by Julia Lane & Fred Gosbee

Released 2002
Castlebay Music
Released 2002
Castlebay Music
Celtic Chamber music featuring Celtic harp, fiddles, 12-string guitar, flute & whistle, french horn, cello and Scottish small pipes.
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Tapestry IV / Gentlemen

In past times Gentlemen were men of honor, integrity, and chivalry. This music evokes romantic heroes enjoying a convivial moment in a pastoral setting.

Julia Lane - Celtic Harp, Voice
Fred Gosbee - Violin,Viola, Woodwinds, Guitar, Bass,Voice, Percussion, Tuba

Guest Musicians
Barbara Burt, French horn (King of Laois, The Minstrel Boy)
Brett Burnham, Bones (King of the Fairies)
Doreen Conboy, cello (Ruari Dalls' Jig, Carolan's Draught, The Minstrel Boy)
Ian …
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Tapestry V - Banks & Braes

by Castlebay

Released 2007
Released 2007
Elegant but not stuffy Celtic music with harp, flute, fiddle, cello, 12-string guitar
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Notes on the Music
Banks, braes, craigs, bens, dales and vales are only a few of the myriad names for the varied contours of the Celtic lands. We begin our trek in the Bonnie Hills and Dales of beautiful Dumfries & Galloway in southwest Scotland,once the home of Robert Burns who penned the lyrics Ye Banks & Braes to an ancient melody. Venturing south into the mysterious mountains of Wales Tyn na craig. Returning north to …
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Tapestry VI - Sea & Skye

by Julia Lane & Fred Gosbee

Released 2001
Castlebay Music
Released 2001
Castlebay Music
Celtic Chamber Music with a nautical theme. Celtic harp, strings, whistles, concertina and guitar create a relaxed mood for quiet moments.
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Tapestry IV - Sea & Skye

The Ocean's many moods are best experienced while sailing. You seem more aware of mysterious islands emerging from fog, the vessel's foaming wake sparkling in sunlight and the roll and surge of the swell. Join us for a voyage in sound.

Julia Lane - Celtic Harp, Voice
Fred Gosbee - Violin, Viola, Woodwinds, 12-string Guitar, Concertina,Voice
Doreen Conboy- cello, bass

All selections Arranged and Produced by Julia Lane and …
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Imram - a Celtic Journey

by Julia Lane & Fred Gosbee

Released 2004
Castlebay
Released 2004
Castlebay
Soothing Celtic instrumental featuring Celtic harp with strings and winds
NOTES
Julia Lane - Celtic Harp
Fred Gosbee - violin, viola, guitar, flutes, whistles

with:
Doreen Conboy - cello
Patricia Boyle Wight - orchestra flute
Sharon Pyne - Irish flute

"Music of shimmering beauty that stirs the heart gently, but passionately"

In the Celtic tradition, an Imram is a journey to the inner realms of dream and vision. Here, the magical strains of the Celtic harp interweave with strings, woodwinds, and ethereal voices providing a vehicle …
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Concerts in Brief

  • Feb 22
    Tidepointe,  Hilton Head Island
     
  • Feb 23
    Well-Spring,  Greensboro
     
  • Feb 24
    Windsor Hall,  Williamsburg
     
  • Feb 26
    Christ Episcopal Church,  Delaware City
     
  • Feb 27
    Lakewood Manor,  Drive