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Celtic Woman: Believe Songbook Released by Alfred Music Publishing

LOS ANGELES, CA  -  Wednesday, August 08, 2012
Alfred Music Publishing, the official print music publisher of thousands of popular artists, songwriters, and composers, releases Celtic Woman: Believe, the official songbook to the superstar musical ensemble’s 2012 album, arranged for piano, guitar, and vocals.

Celtic Woman: Believe contains authentic sheet music arrangements to every song on the CD, which features new compositions, along with covers of cherished popular and inspirational songs. Musicians and fans of the group alike will enjoy playing and singing their favorites, including “Téir Abhaile Riú,” “The Parting Glass,” “Bridge Over Troubled Water,” and many more.

The Believe concert, held at the Fox Theatre in Atlanta, Georgia, was broadcast on PBS in December 2011 and later released on DVD/CD in early 2012. In addition to sheet music for all of the songs on the CD, the songbook also includes arrangements of the live bonus tracks “Smile” and “Green Grow the Rushes” from the concert DVD.

Celtic Woman is an internationally acclaimed all-female vocal group who specializes in performing traditional and contemporary Celtic-based songs whose total album sales boasts over six million sold, worldwide. Their most recent album, Believe, has spent 25 weeks on Billboard’s “Top-Selling World Music Albums” chart, peaking at No. 1. While Believe is the seventh album to be released by the group, it marks the first album release to feature their newest member, vocalist Lisa Lambe.

As part of Alfred’s ongoing commitment to improving the environment, the songbook is printed on recycled paper.

Celtic Woman: Believe (00-39246) is now available for $19.99 at music retail stores and at

Titles: Awakening * Nocturne * The Foxhunter * Sailing * Bridge Over Troubled Water * Black Is the Colour * Follow On * Songs from the Heart: Walking the Night / The World Falls Away * Teir Abhaile Riu * A Woman's Heart * You'll Never Walk Alone * Ave Maria * The Water Is Wide * A Spaceman Came Traveling * The Parting Glass * Green Grow the Rushes (bonus selection) * Smile (bonus selection).