Joanne Shenandoah Covenant

McAfee Secure sites help keep you safe from identity theft, credit/debit card fraud, spyware, spam, viruses and online scams
Rating 4.6
5 ratings
LOW STOCK: Only 3 copies left
List Price: $17.98
Your Price: $16.18
You Save: $1.80 (10% Off)
Available: Usually ships in 1-3 business days
Item:  SW 938

CD Details

  • Released: November 4, 2003
  • Label: Silver Wave

Tracks:

  • 1.Giving Thanks
  • 2.Circle
  • 3.Prepare Yourself
  • 4.Daughter of Water
  • 5.100 Winters
  • 6.Tell Me Your Dream
  • 7.Thunder Beings
  • 8.Earth Pulse
  • 9.Her Dance
  • 10.Help Us Be Peaceful
  • 11.Everyone Stand Up

Product Description:

Personnel: Joanne Shenandoah (vocals, flute, keyboards, percussion, background vocals); Michael Kott (cello); Mazatl Galindo (flute, percussion); Jim Wilson (keyboards, programming); Walker Barnard (programming).
Liner Note Author: Joanne Shenandoah.
Recording information: Harmonic Recordings, Santa Fe, NM; Shenandoah Music Studio, Oneida Nation Territory, Oneid.
Illustrator: Elie Thomas.
Photographer: Rachel Wood.
Joanne Shenandoah is one of the most important musical voices for the Oneida people and the Native American community as a whole. COVENANT is intended to represent, through words and music, the ancient spiritual pact between her people and the earth.
COVENANT begins with "Giving Thanks" a track that features an elder (speaking in Oneida) praying for the earth and the Indian people. The album continues with 10 original songs, all of which celebrate the land and the traditions of the Iroquois or Six Nations (including the Mohawk, Onondaga, Cayuga, Oneida, Seneca, and Tuscarora nations). On "Help Us Be Peaceful," Shenandoah sings a plaintive melody in her native language, while atmospheric keyboards swirl ominously in the background. "100 Winters" sees Shenandoah soliloquizing over a funky techno-driven beat, and the album concludes with "Everybody Stand Up," a call to preserve the earth and the ways of the Iroquois. In general, this music is largely electronic and computer-based, and stands in stark contrast to Shenandoah's earlier folk-influenced work. However, her voice is still powerful and entrancing, and her songs transcend the synthetic boundaries of electronic music.

Music Lovers' Ratings & Reviews:

Customer Rating: Rating 4.6
Based on 5 ratings.
Be the first Music Lover to write an online review of this product!

Similar Products:

Genre:
Music Categories:
Email Icon
Get Email Alerts for Joanne Shenandoah

Product Info:

  • UPC: 021585093829
  • Shipping Weight: 0.22/lbs (approx)
  • International Shipping: 1 item