There is nothing like the sound of a Celtic harp to soothe the soul. Kim Robertson takes us on a quiet yet joyous Christmas journey with this selection of music. All are absolutely perfect to have playing while you bake cookies, entertain, wrap packages or just sit and watch the fire -- feeling the warmth of the season.
This mostly female Irish choir became famous in ''Riverdance,'' and now they stand on their own with their unbelievably soulful and soothing ancient melodies. As much as I love listening to the standard favorites during the holidays, I crave the feeling of peace and contentment that fills a room when this CD is playing.
For the believer who has taqwa, one narration, one verse is sufficient to refrain from listening to music. “Among my ummah there will certainly be people who permit zinaa, silk, alcohol and musical instruments…” (Narrated by al-Bukhaari ta’leeqan, no. 5590; narrated as mawsool by al-Tabaraani and al-Bayhaqi. See al-Silsilah al-Saheehah by al-Albaani, 91).