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 Midwinter Night's Dream2008
A Mediterranean Odyssey
The Wind that Shakes the Barley
(2010)The Wind that Shakes the Barley2010

A Mediterranean Odyssey 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" (An Ancient Muse)
  2. "The Dark Night of the Soul" (music by Loreena McKennitt, lyrics by St John of the Cross) (The Mask and Mirror)
  3. "Marco Polo" (The Book of Secrets)
  4. "Penelope's Song" (An Ancient Muse)
  5. "Sacred Shabbat" (traditional) (An Ancient Muse)
  6. "Caravanserai" (An Ancient Muse)
  7. "Santiago" (traditional) (The Mask and Mirror)
  8. "Beneath a Phrygian Sky" (An Ancient Muse)
  9. "Tango to Evora" (The Visit)
  10. "Full Circle" (The Mask and Mirror)

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]"