Loreena McKennitt ‎– The Book Of Secrets

Label:
WEA ‎– 0630-19404-2
Format:
CD, Album
Country:
Released:
Genre:
Style:

Tracklist Hide Credits

1 Prologue
Drone [Assembled Drone] – Stuart BruceDrums – Manu KatchéElectric Guitar – Brian HughesMusic By – Loreena McKennittPercussion – Rick LazarPercussion [Timba], Esraj – Donald QuanVocals, Keyboards, Kanun [Kanoun] – Loreena McKennitt
4:22
2 The Mummers' Dance
Acoustic Bass – Danny ThompsonCello – Caroline LavelleDrums – Manu KatchéElectric Guitar – David RhodesHurdy Gurdy – Nigel EatonMusic By, Lyrics By – Loreena McKennittOud – Brian HughesPercussion – Hossam Ramzy, Rick LazarTabla, Viola – Donald QuanViolin – Hugh MarshVocals, Keyboards – Loreena McKennitt
6:07
3 Skellig
Acoustic Bass – Danny ThompsonAcoustic Guitar – Aidan BrennanArranged By [String Arrangements] – Caroline DaleKeyboards [Additional Keyboards] – Donald Quan, Steve PigottMandocello – Martin Jenkins (4)Music By, Lyrics By – Loreena McKennittTin Whistle – Bob White*Viola da Gamba – Joanna LevineViolin – Hugh MarshViolin [String Quartet: 1st Violin] – Jonathan ReesViolin [String Quartet: 2nd Violin] – Iain KingViolin [String Quartet: Cello] – Chris Van Kampen*Violin [String Quartet: Viola] – Andy Brown (4)Vocals, Keyboards – Loreena McKennitt
6:07
4 Marco Polo
Acoustic Bass – Danny ThompsonDrone [Vocal Drone] – Stuart BruceDrums – Manu KatchéHurdy Gurdy – Nigel EatonKeyboards [Additional Keyboards] – Donald QuanKeyboards, Accordion – Loreena McKennittMandocello – Martin Jenkins (4)Mandola – Aidan BrennanMusic By – Loreena McKennittOud, Acoustic Guitar, Bouzouki, Guitar Synthesizer, Drone [Vocal Drone] – Brian HughesPercussion – Hossam Ramzy, Rick LazarShawm – Bob White*Tabla, Viola, Drone [Vocal Drone] – Donald QuanViolin – Hugh Marsh, Osama*Vocals – Loreena McKennitt
5:15
5 The Highwayman
Abridged By [Lyrics Abridged By] – Loreena McKennittAcoustic Bass – Danny ThompsonAcoustic Guitar, Mandolin, Mandola – Martin Brown (2)Bodhrán – Steáfán HanniganCello – Caroline LavelleElectric Guitar, Bouzouki – Brian HughesLyrics By – Alfred NoyesMandocello – Martin Jenkins (4)Music By – Loreena McKennittPercussion – Hossam Ramzy, Rick LazarSnare [Snare Drum] – Paul ClarvisViola – Donald QuanViolin – Hugh MarshVocals, Keyboards, Accordion – Loreena McKennitt
10:19
6 La Serenissima
Arranged By [String Arrangements] – Caroline DaleCello – Anne BourneClassical Guitar – Brian HughesGuitar [Victorian Guitar] – Robin Jeffery*Keyboards, Harp – Loreena McKennittMusic By – Loreena McKennittViola – Donald QuanViola da Gamba – Joanna LevineViolin – Hugh Marsh
5:09
7 Night Ride Across The Caucasus
Acoustic Bass – Danny ThompsonArranged By [String Arrangements] – Caroline DaleDrums – Manu KatchéMandocello – Martin Jenkins (4)Mandola – Aidan BrennanMusic By, Lyrics By – Loreena McKennittOud, Acoustic Guitar, Bouzouki – Brian HughesPercussion – Hossam Ramzy, Rick LazarSarangi, Rebec, Vielle [Lira Da Braccio] – Nick HayleyTabla – Donald QuanViolin – Hugh MarshViolin [String Quartet: 1st Violin] – Jonathan ReesViolin [String Quartet: 2nd Violin] – Iain KingViolin [String Quartet: Cello] – Chris Van Kampen*Violin [String Quartet: Viola] – Andy Brown (4)Vocals, Keyboards – Loreena McKennitt
8:30
8 Dante's Prayer
Acoustic Bass – Danny ThompsonCello – Caroline LavelleKeyboards [Additional Keyboards] – Steve PigottMusic By, Lyrics By – Loreena McKennittViola – Donald QuanViolin – Hugh MarshVocals, Keyboards, Piano – Loreena McKennitt
7:11

Companies, etc.

Credits

Notes

Recorded at Real World Studios, Wiltshire. Additional mixing at Air Studios, London. Mastered at Gateway Mastering Studios, Inc., Portland, ME.

All songs © 1997 (published by) Quinlan Road Music Ltd. (SOCAN / BMI) for the world excluding Europe, South America and Southeast Asia, where all songs © 1997 (published by) Quinlan Road Music Ltd. / BMG Music Publishing International.

"Dante's Prayer" includes an excerpt of "Alleluia, Behold the Bridegroom" from the album "Russian Easter" performed by the St. Petersburg Chamber Choir and conducted by Nikolai Korniev, courtesy of Philips Classics Productions. Martin Jenkins appears courtesy of Osmosys Records. "The Highwayman" by Alfred Noyes used courtesy of John Murray (Publishers) Ltd.

© ℗ 1997 Quinlan Road Limited.
Made in Germany by Warner Music Manufacturing Europe.

Total playing time: 53:22.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Scanned): 0706301940426
  • Barcode (Text): 7 06301 94042 6
  • Matrix / Runout (Variants 1-6): [Warner 'Big W' logo] 063019404-2 07/97
  • Mastering SID Code (Variants 1-6): IFPI L011
  • Mould SID Code (Variant 1): ifpi 0612
  • Mould SID Code (Variant 2): IFPI 0513
  • Mould SID Code (Variant 3): IFPI 0575
  • Mould SID Code (Variant 4): IFPI 0573
  • Mould SID Code (Variant 5): IFPI 0570
  • Mould SID Code (Variant 6): IFPI 0603
  • Rights Society: GEMA / BIEM
  • Label Code: LC 4281

Other Versions (5 of 36) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
CD 19404 Loreena McKennitt The Book Of Secrets(CD, Album) Quinlan Road, WEA CD 19404 Canada 1997 Sell This Version
QRCD107R Loreena McKennitt The Book Of Secrets(CD, Album, Enh, RE, RM) Quinlan Road QRCD107R Europe 2007 Sell This Version
B0007953-02 Loreena McKennitt The Book Of Secrets(CD, Album, Enh) Quinlan Road B0007953-02 US 2006 Sell This Version
WICD 5250 Loreena McKennitt The Book Of Secrets(CD, Album) Quinlan Road, WEA WICD 5250 South Africa 1997 Sell This Version
QRLP107BS Loreena McKennitt The Book Of Secrets - 20th Anniversary Collector's Set(LP, Num, RE + 3xLP, Num, RE + 12", Num, RE + Box, ) Quinlan Road QRLP107BS Canada 2017 Sell This Version

Recommendations

Reviews