Instrument of Peace

by Libana

Released 2013
Spinning Records
Released 2013
Spinning Records
A meditative offering of chants and rounds, inspired by diverse spiritual paths, reflecting the universal desire for openhearted peace. Vocals & clear instrumental textures (hammered dulcimer, psaltery, guitar, piano, clarinet, frame drum, finger cymbals)
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Libana has garnered renown throughout the New Age and spiritual audiences for their contemplative offerings of rounds and chants. Instrument of Peace is a 23 minute journey through sacred space.

Representing diverse spiritual traditions, and using the calming influence of song, mantra-like text and chant, these songs remind us of the peace that is available to us anywhere, anytime. Through Libana’s exploration of music and dance of cultures around the world, the diverse spiritual traditions …
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Turning: Songs of Earth Reverence and Peace

by Libana

Released 2009
Spinning Records SR007CD
Released 2009
Spinning Records SR007CD
Celebrating Libana's 30th anniversary, this soul soothing, heart widening, trance inducing, earth reverent music collection deftly interweaves the group's signature rounds and chants with their renowned world music.
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This soul soothing, heart widening, trance inducing 2009 release from LIBANA deftly interweaves the group's signature rounds and chants with their renowned world music.

A strong instrumental presence ( hammered dulcimer, recorder, clarinet, percussion, accordion and piano) gracefully melds with the power and resonance of Libana's richly honed a cappella sound as ancient rhythms of West Africa, Ireland and Hawai'i seamlessly unite with the effervescence of simple contemporary melodies.

Celebrating Libana's 30th anniversary, TURNING is a passionate …
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Out Of This World

by Libana

Released 2005
Spinning Records
Released 2005
Spinning Records
Hailed as "Troubadours of Peace," Libana sweeps listeners into a compelling global journey. From cultures as divergent as Nepal, Hawaii, Egypt West Africa, Bulgaria and beyond, they feature stunning vocal expertise, and dazzling array of instruments.
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"The heart is a thousand-stringed instrument that can only be tuned with Love."
-- Hafez

For a quarter of a century, Libana has given voice to the universality of human experience as felt and expressed through the diverse musical traditions, creative vision, hearts and souls of the world's women. Our songs are in many languages, sung in many different colors of voice, accompanied by the varied sounds of the world's instruments. We sing of love, …
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Night Passage: Invocations for the Journey

by Libana

Released 2000
Spinning Records
Released 2000
Spinning Records
A lyrical gathering of rounds, chants, and songs, this CD gives soulful illumination to the infinite mysteries of life's seasons. Songs range from a South African ancestral incantation to lush settings of Rumi to an undulating chant honoring Yemaya (Yoruba).
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Libana, New England's international touring world music ensemble, formed in 1979 by Artistic Director, Susan Robbins, has been researching, performing, and celebrating songs, dances and instrumental music from around the world, especially as handed down through women's traditions.

In addition to ther deft renderings of World folk music, Libana has garnered renown throughout the New Age and spiritual audiences for their contemplative offerings of rounds and chants.

Night Passage: Invocations for the Journey

Libana: Lisa Bosley, …
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Borderland

by Libana

Released 1993
Shanachie
Released 1993
Shanachie
Takes the listener criss-crossing among cultures, as this versatile group deftly traverses borders, continents and hemispheres with a dazzling repertoire of contemporary and traditional World Folk music.
NOTES
Libana, New England's international touring world music ensemble, formed in 1979 by Artistic Director, Susan Robbins, has been researching, performing, and celebrating songs, dances and instrumental music from around the world, especially as handed down through women's traditions.

In addition to ther deft renderings of World folk music, Libana has garnered renown throughout the New Age and spiritual audiences for their contemplative offerings of rounds and chants.

Performing Members of Libana recorded on Borderland:

Lisa Bosley, …
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Fire Within

by Libana

Released 1990
Ladyslipper
Released 1990
Ladyslipper
A richly eclectic collection of 18 rounds, chants and songs united by a reverence and respect for our Earth's sensual beauty and elemental power, and an inner conviction and determined vision toward individual and planetary peace.
NOTES
Libana, New England's international touring world music ensemble, formed in 1979 by Artistic Director, Susan Robbins, has been researching, performing, and celebrating songs, dances and instrumental music from around the world, especially as handed down through women's traditions.

In addition to their deft renderings of World folk music, Libana has garnered renown throughout the New Age and spiritual audiences for their contemplative offerings of rounds and chants.

Performing Members of Libana on Fire Within:

Cheryl Weber, …
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Sojourns

by Libana

Released 1990
Shanachie
Released 1990
Shanachie
A lively collection of world folk music that reveals the day to day experiences of women from Algeria, Bulgaria, Israel, Greece, Bolivia, Transylvania and Yugoslav Macedonia.
NOTES
Libana, New England's international touring world music ensemble, formed in 1979 by Artistic Director, Susan Robbins, has been researching, performing, and celebrating songs, dances and instrumental music from around the world, especially as handed down through women's traditions.

In addition to ther deft renderings of World folk music, Libana has garnered renown throughout the New Age and spiritual audiences for their contemplative offerings of rounds and chants.

Performing Members of Libana recorded on Sojourns:

Lisa Bosley, …
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A Circle is Cast

by Libana

Released 1986
Spinning Records
Released 1986
Spinning Records
Draws on Native American, African, Anglo, Israeli, European, Renaissance and contemporary folk sources to create a unique collection of spirited rounds, chants and songs.
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Libana, New England's international touring world music ensemble, formed in 1979 by Artistic Director, Susan Robbins, has been researching, performing, and celebrating songs, dances and instrumental music from around the world, especially as handed down through women's traditions.

In addition to ther deft renderings of World folk music, Libana has garnered renown throughout the New Age and spiritual audiences for their contemplative offerings of rounds and chants.

A Cirlce is Cast exudes the joy of singing …
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