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The Dark Isle

from Fasgadh's Fairies by Mareike Beyer



My version of this most haunting tune. I believe it was originally a pipe tune with a different name. It is now a quite famous Scottish song.


This is my instrumental version.
The Dark Isle is Benbecula, part of the Outer Hebridies, an island chain of the West Coast of Scotland.
I have never been to Benbecula, but lived on the West Coast for quite a few years. This tune absolutely captures the wild and ragged beauty of the Highlands.


from Fasgadh's Fairies, released November 11, 2008


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Mareike Beyer UK

My music is an expression of the profound joy I feel when I play a piece, be it sad or exuberant.
The harp is such a beautiful yet powerful instrument. I like to show its magic and its versatility.
My tunes & songs are often traditional pieces or (contemporary) covers, as I simply love sharing and passing on music that touches me deeply.
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