the longest night of the year, Dummerston Congregational Church invites
you to this annual program of music and contemplative silence featuring
medieval, Celtic and original music by Coracle
(Cynthia Hughes, Celtic harp; John Crockett, cello and Irish low whistles).
Coracle's music is
inspired by the sea and the land, by the cycle of the seasons and by
the stillness of contemplation. We invite you to reconnect with
the spirit of this magical time of the year, the time of deepest
darkness and the returning of the light.
All are welcome.
Voice of the Earth
whole Earth is singing. The birds are singing. The trees are singing.
The frogs and crickets are singing. The air is singing. The whales and
seals are singing. And we too are singing. All voices of the voice of
For millennia, humans
have drawn inspiration from the voice of the Earth: the music of whales
and seals, birds and insects, wind and forest. Using live music and
nature sound recordings, we explore this amazing world of musical
collaboration between humans and the many other voices of the Earth.
Through music we reconnect with Earth's common
language. We become
listeners and collaborators, friends and
colleagues with plants and animals, with the whole movement of life. And that makes all