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From Sun's Far Rising is the new album
from recorder player, Laoise O'Brien.
Francesco Turrisi and featuring
Helen Hassett (soprano).
The album was inspired by Castalia Hall,
in Camphill, Ballytobin, Co. Kilkenny.
Castalia Hall is a purpose-built hall
which hosts a multitude of events in addition to being a focal point for the community of Ballytobin.
It houses an impressive array of instruments, many of which can be
heard on the album.
The material on the recording is inspired by the place and by many of the themes which influence life in Ballytobin.