Beltaine Song: Purify the Folk

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This song was written for the upcoming Stone Creed Grove Beltaine (May day) celebration, with the focus on both the Good Neighbors / Otherkin / Sidhefolk, and the practice of driving humans and cattle between fires to purify and strengthen them for the coming season.

The rhythm of this is a standard jig, common to Irish music. This beat is often used for dancing, because it has a combination of the flowing feel of groups of 3 notes, combined with the easy walking of 2 larger beats.

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My apologies for the wheezy accordion on the recording - there's a technological problem with the instrument I have not yet had a chance to fix.


Purify the Folk

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Purify the Folk

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JacC 2 years, 8 months ago

This song is great!

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