The Eye Of The Eagle (BLOW OUT PRICE!)

The Eye Of The Eagle (BLOW OUT PRICE!)

BY Bainbridge, Dave

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"The Eye of the Eagle, a musical collaboration of Celtic Christian artists David Fitzgerald and Dave Bainbridge based on the Rev. David Adam's book of the same name, was released as an album in late 1998. Shortly afterward, a concert of the music was held at Norwich Cathedral in England. A British television special devoted to the concert then aired in 1999. Eventually, Dave Bainbridge's Open Sky label acquired the rights to the TV special, and this DVD was released in mid-2006.

This DVD's main feature is the TV special, although some reports suggest that it was reedited for the DVD. The concert includes 11 of the album's 12 tracks (although the last third of the final track was reserved for the encore, which is included as an extra feature here and was not in the original TV special). Since David Adam had a prior commitment, Bishop Martin Shaw provides the readings from Adam's and other texts. Concert footage is interspersed with interviews of all three Davids and imagery of Celtic Christian locales such as Lindisfarne and Glendalough."

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Red Circle 1
Sat, 2015-12-05 15:11
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This had the potential to be something truly special but fails on so many levels. I would have preferred a straight up rendering of the concert but instead we get all too brief snippets and Bainbridge babbling a blue streak about sunken cathedrals in between. The text writers musings were quite interesting and would have sufficed to introduce the material and left more time for the music and readings on stage. How to make issues of spirituality and religion boring is the main result of all this. British musicians need to cut back on the traditional story telling and just play the music. I hope this isn't typical of an Iona concert.
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Red Circle 1
Sat, 2015-12-05 15:11
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0
This had the potential to be something truly special but fails on so many levels. I would have preferred a straight up rendering of the concert but instead we get all too brief snippets and Bainbridge babbling a blue streak about sunken cathedrals in between. The text writers musings were quite interesting and would have sufficed to introduce the material and left more time for the music and readings on stage. How to make issues of spirituality and religion boring is the main result of all this. British musicians need to cut back on the traditional story telling and just play the music. I hope this isn't typical of an Iona concert.
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