Fad Saoil (CD)
A song cycle is a collections of poems set to music, ordered in a deliberate sequence and thematically linked. It is an attempt to compose music that best expresses the mood and emotional content of a given poem, employing one’s own fund of melody, an understanding of the natural rhythms and nuances of the language and a conviction that the marriage of music and poetry is true nourishment for the soul. Fad Saoil comprises fourteen poems fro ma book of poetry by the same name by Joe Steve ó Neachtain. – Johnny Óg Connolly
This collection includes a CD and a booklet in which the text of each poem is given as well as a short explanatory note in English, which gives a deeper context and insight into each poem.