A Mediterranean Odyssey

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A Mediterranean Odyssey
Studio album by Loreena McKennitt
Released October 20, 2009
Recorded June 2009
Genre Folk, World music
Length 56:14
Label Quinlan Road
Producer Loreena McKennitt
Loreena McKennitt chronology
A Midwinter Night's Dream
(2008)
A Mediterranean Odyssey
(2009)
The Wind that Shakes the Barley
(2010)

A Mediterranean Odysssey is a two-disc collection of the music of Canadian singer, composer and multi-instrumentalist Loreena McKennitt. It features a selection of previously unreleased live recordings from her 2009 Mediterranean Tour, and a disc of previously released studio recordings selected by Loreena to complement the project's Mediterranean theme.[1]

Disc 1: From Istanbul to Athens[edit]

(All tracks composed by Loreena McKennitt, except where noted)

  1. "The Gates of Istanbul"
  2. "The Dark Night of the Soul" (music by Loreena McKennitt, lyrics by St John of the Cross)
  3. "Marco Polo"
  4. "Penelope's Song"
  5. "Sacret Shabbat" (traditional)
  6. "Caravanserai"
  7. "Santiago" (traditional)
  8. "Beneath a Phrygian Sky"
  9. "Tango to Evora"
  10. "Full Circle"

Disc 2: The Olive and the Cedar[edit]

  1. "The Mystic's Dream"
  2. "Tango to Evora"
  3. "The Gates of Istanbul [edit]"
  4. "Penelope's Song [edit]"
  5. "Marco Polo [edit]"
  6. "Marrakesh Night Market [edit]"
  7. "Santiago [edit]" (traditional)
  8. "Caravanserai [edit]"
  9. "The Dark Night of the Soul [edit]" (music by Loreena McKennitt, lyrics by St John of the Cross)
  10. "Sacred Shabbat" (traditional)
  11. "The Mummers' Dance [edit]"

References[edit]