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The Starlit Jewel

CD of songs from THE HOBBIT and THE LORD OF THE RINGS by J.R.R. Tolkien, music by fantasy author Marion Zimmer Bradley, Kristoph Klover, & Margaret Davis. Beautiful Celtic and Medieval-styled music featuring vocals, harp, guitar, cello, recorders, and other acoustic instruments, performed by Margaret Davis and Kristoph Klover of the band Brocelïande. This recording is one of the very few to be officially authorized by the Estates of J.R.R. Tolkien and Marion Zimmer Bradley; limited to 2000 copies. THIS RECORDING IS NOT AVAILABLE AS A DOWNLOAD ANYWHERE - ONLY AS A PHYSICAL CD. The seven settings by author Marion Zimmer Bradley (author of THE MISTS OF AVALON) are among the most famous musical settings of J.R.R. Tolkien's poems. The remaining songs have been set by Kristoph Klover and Margaret Davis. "The Starlit Jewel is a rare collection - a must for admirers of Tolkien's Middle-earth poetry and for lovers of well-played, well-sung music." --Paula di Sante, Mythopoeic Society

LISTEN TO SOUNDCLIPS!

1. Lay of Nimrodel - words (c)J.R.R. Tolkien, music (c)Margaret Davis
2. In Durin's Day - words (c)J.R.R. Tolkien, music (c)Kristoph Klover
3. Hobbit Walking Song - words (c)J.R.R. Tolkien, music (c)Marion Zimmer Bradley and Margaret Davis
4. Galadriel's Lament - words (c)J.R.R. Tolkien, music (c)Marion Zimmer Bradley and Margaret Davis
5. Merry Old Inn - words (c)J.R.R. Tolkien, music (c)Kristoph Klover
6. Song of the Eldar in Exile - words (c)J.R.R. Tolkien, music (c)Marion Zimmer Bradley and Margaret Davis

This composition by the way of libretto is adapted from THE HOBBIT and THE LORD OF THE RINGS, (c)Estate of the late Professor John Ronald Reuel Tolkien & HarperCollins Publishers & Houghton Mifflin Company. Used with permission of HarperCollins Publishers Limited & Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved.

The Starlit Jewel includes these songs from THE LORD OF THE RINGS and THE HOBBIT:

1. Elvish Lullabye - Hobbit: ch. 19
2. Song of the Eldar in Exile - Book I: ch. 3
3. Hobbit Walking Song - Hobbit: ch. 19
4. Merry Old Inn - Book I: ch. 9
5. Children's Song From Dale - Hobbit: ch. 10
6. In Western Lands - Book VI: ch. 1
7. Galadriel's Lament - Book II: ch. 8
8. Troll Song - Book I: ch. 12
9. Lament for Boromir - Book III: ch. 1
10. Bath Song - Book I: ch. 5
I1. In Durin's Day - Book II: ch. 4
12. Lay of Nimrodel - Book II: ch. 6
13. When Spring Unfolds - Book III: ch. 4

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"Hobbits' songs of bath and food, gallant deeds of Men, Dwarfs' mighty works, and sad and beautiful Elven tales are all given voice in this wonderful and timely, recording. The Renaissance Anglo-Celtic ensemble, Brocelïande, performed and arranged these richly rendered songs. On several pieces, like the joyful "Bath Song" and the hauntingly beautiful "Lay of Nimrodel", members of Brocelïande also composed the melodies. The Starlit Jewel elicits a wonderful emotional connection to the inner sensibilities of the various folk, Little and Big, of beloved Middle Earth." --East/West Books CD review, March/April 2002

“Thank you so much for The Starlit Jewel. The arrangements are very much what I’d have done if I had had the ability -- it was like hearing a dream come true.” -- Marion Zimmer Bradley, author of THE MISTS OF AVALON

"Listening to it, it is easy to imagine one's self seated front and center in Elrond's Hall of Fire, while the singers and musicians fill the air with convivial merrymaking and heartfelt lament. ... In its new incarnation, The Starlit Jewel continues to delight and astound. This dazzling re-release was well worth the wait. It should find an honored place in many a Tolkien-lover's CD collection. Most highly recommended. -- Paula DiSante, Mythopoeic Society


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THE STARLIT JEWEL SONGBOOK

Companion songbook to The Starlit Jewel CD, containing sheet music and chords to all of the songs on the CD. Spiral-bound.

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CD & SONGBOOK SET

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And don't miss these other fine recordings
by the singers on the Starlit Jewel: Margaret Davis, Kristoph Klover, Kris Yenney, and Karl Franzen...

PRINCESS OF FLOWERS:

Margaret Davis sings most of the female leads on The Starlit Jewel, this is her solo album of beautiful, ethereal Celtic and Medieval music.
Lots of Celtic harp, recorders, & acoustic instruments. Info:http://www.flowinglass.com/princess/index.html

JIG OF LIFE:
The Starlit Jewel performers' CD of Celtic, Medieval, and Renaissance music of Summer. Featuring Margaret Davis, Kristoph Klover, Karl Franzen & Kris Yenney! (harp, cello, guitar, mandola, vocals, oboe, whistle ...)
Band info:http://www.broceliande.org

GATHERING MAY:
The Starlit Jewel performers' CD of Celtic, Medieval, and Renaissance music of Spring. Featuring Margaret Davis, Kristoph Klover, Karl Franzen & Kris Yenney! (harp, cello, guitar, mandola, vocals, whistle ...)
Band info:
http://www.broceliande.org

BARLEY RIGS:

The Starlit Jewel performers' CD of Celtic, Medieval, and Renaissance music of Autumn. Featuring Margaret Davis, Kristoph Klover, Karl Franzen & Kris Yenney! (harp, cello, guitar, mandola, vocals, oboe, whistle ...)
Band info:
http://www.broceliande.org
SIR CHRISTEMAS:

The Starlit Jewel performers' CD of Celtic, Medieval, and Renaissance music of Christmas and Winter. Featuring Margaret Davis, Kristoph Klover, Karl Franzen & Kris Yenney! (harp, cello, guitar, mandola, vocals, oboe, whistle ...)
Band info:
http://www.broceliande.org

AVALON RISING:

Kristoph Klover's Celtic rock band, playing scintillating new arrangements of Celto-Medieval-Psychedelia! "Wets the mind like Irish mist." HarpBeat

Band info:http://www.avalonrising.com

  STORMING HEAVEN:

Kristoph Klover's Celtic rock band, playing even more scintillating new arrangements of Progressive Celtic/Medieval Rock! "With a mystical presence evocative of Otherwhere and Otherwhen."
Band info: http://www.avalonrising.com
 

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