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Ryan, Nicky

Overview
Works: 15 works in 38 publications in 2 languages and 2,589 library holdings
Genres: Musical settings  Music  New Age music 
Roles: Arranger, Production personnel, Composer, Producer
Classifications: M1630.18.E59, 782.42163
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Publications about Nicky Ryan
Publications by Nicky Ryan
Most widely held works by Nicky Ryan
A day without rain by Enya( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 883 libraries worldwide
As each new Enya release has washed over all who have ears to hear, as each heaven-touched work leaves admirers sitting speechless in slack-jawed wonder, questions eventually come to mind: Might her layered, choral-like approach gradually become predictable or stale? Will she ever exhaust her deep reservoir of soul-stirring ideas? Remarkably, A Day Without Rain , Enya's fourth release since her 1988 breakthrough, Watermark , establishes new artistic heights for the gifted Irish vocalist and keyboardist. The project, polished and refined over a five-year period in the company of longtime collaborators Nicky Ryan (producer) and Roma Ryan (lyricist), may qualify as her best yet--a radiant, beatific collection of works that command attention with their cathedral-like resonance as they soothe your spirit with some of Enya's loveliest, most graceful voicings ever. The disc's opening three tracks (including the spellbinding "Only Time") form a gorgeous trilogy that suggest Enya has deepened her focus on the nexus where sophisticated pop and regal mysticism, the twin rivers of her singular sound, form a seamless intersection. The disc's gentle timbre is disturbed only once, and in memorable fashion, with "Tempus Vernum," a marshalling of mythic sonic forces that brings to mind the theme from the De Beers diamond commercial, but with a Celtic/Goth edge. Additional highlights abound. The closing "Lazy Days" will leave your soul dancing in a shower of flower petals and sunshine. A wonderful recording. --Terry Wood
Watermark by Enya( Sound Recording )
3 editions published in 1988 in 3 languages and held by 688 libraries worldwide
The Celts by Enya( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 457 libraries worldwide
The lord of the rings, the fellowship of the ring by Howard Shore( score )
3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 172 libraries worldwide
Composition de l'orchestre: 1 voix d'enfant, 3*.2.3.2./4.3.3.1, timbales, 6 percussions, cordes
Only time, the collection by Enya( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 121 libraries worldwide
Paint the sky with stars : the best of Enya by Enya( score )
3 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in English and held by 113 libraries worldwide
A day without rain by Enya( score )
4 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 91 libraries worldwide
And winter came-- : piano, vocal, guitar by Enya( score )
6 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 41 libraries worldwide
The memory of trees by Enya( score )
3 editions published in 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 7 libraries worldwide
Amarantine by Enya( score )
4 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 6 libraries worldwide
Amarantine by Enya( Sound Recording )
3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Less than a pearl --; Amarantine --; It's in the rain --; If I could be where you are --; River sings --; Long long journey --; Sumiregusa --; Someone said goodbye --; Moment lost --; Drifting --; Amid the falling snow --; Water shows the hidden heart
Wild child (radio edit) by Enya( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
The very best of Enya en ya ji zhi dian cang kua shi ji jing xuan ( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Only time by Enya( score )
1 edition published in 2001 in No Linguistic Content and held by 1 library worldwide
And winter came-- by Enya( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Enya brings her ethereal musical style to a collection of songs that reflect both the spirit of the season and the winter weather
 
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English (33)
Chinese (1)
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