Nights from the Alhambra

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Nights from the Alhambra
Live album by Loreena McKennitt
Released August 21, 2007
Recorded September 13-15, 2006
Genre Folk, World music
Label Quinlan Road, Verve
Loreena McKennitt chronology
An Ancient Muse
Nights from the Alhambra
A Midwinter Night's Dream
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]

Nights from the Alhambra is a live album and DVD from the Canadian singer, songwriter, accordionist, harpist, and pianist, Loreena McKennitt and is her first live concert DVD.[2] It was recorded in September 2006, live at the Palace of Charles V, in the Alhambra, Granada, Spain, and released commercially in September 2007.

Track listing[edit]

Disk 1
  1. "The Mystic's Dream" (The Mask and Mirror)
  2. "She Moved Through the Fair" (Elemental)
  3. "Stolen Child" (Elemental)
  4. "The Mummer's Dance" (The Book of Secrets)
  5. "Penelope's Song" (An Ancient Muse)
  6. "Marco Polo" (The Book of Secrets)
  7. "The Bonny Swans" (The Mask and Mirror)
  8. "Dante's Prayer" (The Book of Secrets)
  9. "Caravanserai" (An Ancient Muse)
Disk 2
  1. "Bonny Portmore" (The Visit)
  2. "Santiago" (The Mask and Mirror)
  3. "Raglan Road" (An Ancient Muse - unreleased track)
  4. "All Souls Night" (The Visit)
  5. "The Lady of Shalott" (The Visit)
  6. "The Old Ways" (The Visit)
  7. "Never-Ending Road (Amhrán Duit)" (An Ancient Muse)
  8. "Huron `Beltane` Fire Dance" (Parallel Dreams)
  9. "Cymbeline" (The Visit)
  • The DVD track listing is the same except that all the songs are on the same disc. The DVD also includes McKennitt's spoken introductions to songs, which are omitted from the CDs.