STYLE: Ambient/Meditational RATING OUR PRODUCT CODE: 557- LABEL: FISK FORMAT: CD EP
Reviewed by Chris Tozer
The classical guitarist and composer Augustin Barrios Mangore was inspired to write the title piece of this album when a lady in search of financial support interrupted his work with a plea for "An aim for the love of God". Clearly the acclaimed Dutch guitarist Dingeman Coumou was also on the receiving end when the gift of making good music was being handed out. There may be instrumental albums a-plenty on the market but few can charm a weary listener as much as this one. Other tracks include a duet for two Renaissance lutes, a Hebrew folk song based on Psalm 133 and a delightful interpretation of the song "El Shaddai" that Michael Card originally wrote as an early hit for Amy Grant. Although there are only five tracks on this CD, the superb quality of the music more than makes up for any lack of quantity. Hopefully this mini collection can serve as a taster in anticipation of a longer album to follow. I shall be first in the queue.
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