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The Nightingale's Song

The Nightingale's Song

Jun 20, 2021-- "Living in England with a very strange secularity within our folk repertoire has allowed me to explore what a sacred spiritual form of practice might be with these birds and how they might enable a re-enchantment. I feel like nature is my spiritual leader in this respect and the nightingale is my imam at the top of that tower calling the prayer out." In this interview, which weaves conversation, song, and the music of nightingales, folk singer Sam Lee shares more about his collaboration with nightingales. (2261 reads)


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