Gwyneth Whistlewood the Feral Flute | Amaltheia's Lullaby

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Amaltheia's Lullaby

by Gwyneth Whistlewood the Feral Flute

Gwyneth's 1st album uses Alto, Concert and Glass flutes. Lullabies and dreams all based on a 4-note call to Pan.
Genre: Classical: Renaissance
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1. Cave Lullaby
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2. Bear Dance-Cub Steps
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3:51 $0.90
3. Bear Dance-Tempo Challenge
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6:20 $0.90
4. Transposing Delphi-Lament and Lure
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2:23 FREE
5. Transposing Delphi-Mirror Dreams
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6. Beggar's Pan
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7. Labyrinth-1st Loop-Lulling
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8. Labyrinth-2nd Loop-Memory Game
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9. Labyrinth-3rd Loop-In the Garden
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10. Labyrinth-4th Loop-In and Out
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11. Labyrinth-5th Loop-Weaving
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12. Labyrinth-6th Loop-Turn About
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13. Labyrinth-7th Loop-Rainstorm
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14. Rain and Flood Lullaby
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ABOUT THIS ALBUM


Album Notes
In Greek Mythology, Amaltheia is a nymph or a goat who raised Zeus the God of thunder. Pan, half God half Goat, is the God of the wilderness. There are many different stories of Pan’s birth and antics. As the son of Amaltheia’s goat, Pan was raised in a cave with Zeus. Another story says Pan and Arcas were the twin sons of Zeus and Callisto a nymph who was changed into a bear. In yet another story, Pan helped Zeus after his sinews were stolen by the guardian of the sacred oracle at Delphi. Pan often plays a panpipe or a syrinx that can put anyone to sleep. A Labyrinth is a maze with only one path in and out. The version often seen in Crete, where Zeus and Pan were said to have been raised, has seven corridors.

The four notes F G C and E-flat are a call to Pan (although it is unlikely that these were the exact notes used by the Greeks). All of these pieces relate to these notes. Tracks 1, 4, 5 and 14 are played on the alto flute and track 6 is on the glass fife. Tracks 7, 13 and 14 were recorded in a rainstorm and track 9 was recorded in my garden.

1 Cave Lullaby---alto flute
2 Bear Dance-Cub Steps---flute
3 Bear Dance-Tempo Challenge---flute
4 Transposing Delphi-Lament and Lure---alto flute
5 Transposing Delphi-Mirror Dreams---alto flute
6 Beggars Pan---glass piccolo
7 Labyrinth-1st Loop-Lulling---flute
8 Labyrinth-2nd Loop-Memory Game---flute
9 Labyrinth-3rd Loop-In the Garden---flute
10 Labyrinth-4th Loop-In and Out---flute
11 Labyrinth-5th Loop-Weaving---flute
12 Labyrinth-6th Loop-Turn About---flute
13 Labyrinth-7th Loop-Rainstorm---flute
14 Rain and Flood Lullaby---flute


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mad moon

musical mythology
I hadn't heard a lot of the mythology that goes with the program notes but the music makes me feel like I met these Gods/characters in person. Or that the flute player had. Magical.