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#1133178 - 12/05/08 08:00 PM Celtic Woman - an intro to the many musical delights  
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Here's an intro (or re-intro) - one of the lovliest songs you'll ever hear - then check out the other videos available in this series.

Celtic Woman

Enjoy and Regards, JF


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#1133179 - 12/05/08 08:09 PM Re: Celtic Woman - an intro to the many musical delights  
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I watched them with a friend during the Thanksgiving weekend.

Wasn't sure I was going to like it (thought it might be too "Irish" for me).

Loved it!

Absolutely gorgeous voices, pretty (and very talented) ladies, and lovely settings.


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#1133180 - 12/05/08 08:44 PM Re: Celtic Woman - an intro to the many musical delights  
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You can't get "too Irish" - the music is always infectious, touching, and accessible to everyone. But the presentation can go over the top, which sometimes happens with River Dance, Celtic Thunder and the Three Priests. Also, there is a tendency for these groups to play off Catholic standards (Panis Angelicus) and Christmas carols (O Holy Night seems to be the favorite).

You have to give credit, therefore, to the Celtic Women as the most musical of the groups. They harmonize wonderfully and they keep the Disney production values to a minimum. It's also the best mix of Irish music among these groups.


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