When the World Was Young
Inspired by the writings of JRR Tolkien, utilizing acoustic instruments and percussion, this music is not about this world, and makes no reference to this world, but to another; a world of enchantment. A world hidden from the view of those too busy and too preoccupied with the 'Important' affairs of men; it nevertheless exists and has always existed. The secret door is open, beckoning... To him who has ears to hear. Ah the music of the Wood Elves... Sometimes, and it could be at any time of day or night, I'll hear music from the deep forest. Sweet lilting strains of melody dancing through the treetops. Songs of happy days and pleasant lands, Ancient tales of glorious worlds in past ages long since passed away but not forgotten. Songs of the forest, Songs of bittersweet remembrance of ages past, Songs of Romance and the magic of Love, Songs of celebration, and of course dances and reels of which the elves are very fond. When I hear these melodies coming through the trees, My heart warms within me. As if the curtains of my mind were drawn open, Suddenly I am in a different world...