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Moving Through Worlds

Moving Through Worlds by Fiona Joy Hawkins
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Fiona Joy Hawkins

Label: Little Hartley Records
Released: 2020
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Track Listing

Calling County Clare; Bushfire Moon; Prayer For Rain; All That is Left; Aqua 1; Prelude in E Minor (Chopin, #4); Desert of Crystal; Tolling of the Fire Bell; Aqua 2; Passing Of Midnight; Moving Through Worlds; For the Roses (Solo Piano); Song For Louise; Twilight Moment.


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Irish whistle: Paul Jarman.

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The 14-track album was produced by Will Ackerman (Founder, Windham Hill Records) and Tom Eaton at Imaginary Road Studios in Vermont. As per her usual style, Hawkins defies genre by bringing classical, contemporary piano, ethereal vocals, and lush new age instrumentals together to create a sound that is uniquely her own. This mix of solo and instrumental pieces reflects some of the worlds that she has moved through so elegantly while this powerful music gathered in her soul: granddaughter, nurse, wife, mother, daughter-in-law, friend, lover, painter, pianist, composer...cue the many lives of an artistic woman. As the infamous Australian Bushfires crept toward her rural home, Fiona Joy Hawkins turned to her Stuart & Sons piano to do what has always bought her solace: write music. After crafting 4 songs that she later marketed as fundraisers for firefighters and wildlife rescue – and which are included on this album – she began final preparations on Moving Through Worlds. Hawkins began recording and conceptualising Moving Through Worlds three years ago, yet she describes it as an album over 44-years in the making.


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