Ancient Isles CD



Ancient Isles

Eleven original compositions by Richard Searles. Classical and steel-string guitars along with harpsichord, string quartet, recorder, oboe, keyboards and hand percussion. These works have won praise from both classicists and new age enthusiasts for their innovative blending of old and new, the natural and the man-made, the serene and the passionate.


Track List

  1. The Storm  
  2. Lament  
  3. The Searcher  
  4. Ancient Isles  
  5. Sylvan Revels  
  6. The Coronation  
  7. The Shaman  
  8. Song of the Wind  
  9. Emerald Dream  
  10. Sheltering Stones  
  11. Elfin Dance  

All compositions by Richard Searles

Richard Searles: Guitars, Synthesizers
Charles Zukovsky: Recorders
Laura Stone:   Oboe
Patricia Mabee: Harpsichord
Ron Wagner:   Tabla, Percussion
David Stenske: 1st Violin
Ed Persi: 2nd Violin
Matt Funes: Viola
Steve Velez: Cello
John Searles: Art Direction
Thomas J. Styczynski: Cover Photo