MP3 P.D. Brown - The Battle of the Trees
The roots of our shared culture are embedded in the land, nourished by rich layers of myths, folklore and ancestral memories. Here are four such tales of trees.
4 MP3 Songs in this album (47:07) !
Related styles: SPOKEN WORD: Storytelling
To our earliest forebears, the landscape was alive; everything had a soul, not just the people, animals, birds, fish and insects who lived in it, but every stream, mountain and boulder too. Perhaps the most powerful impression of an indwelling spirit was given by the trees that covered Europe, in amongst which dwelt people who came to revere the trees and see them as sacred, such as the Druids of the Celts, or even feel a sense of kinship with them.