..."Carefully arranged and skillfully played...
a wide range of color and expression...perfect."
Cyntia Smith creates original acoustic music inspired by myth, folklore, Celtic roots music, and contemporary songwriting. Using the fretted dulcimer and other fine handmade instruments by luthier Dale E. Foye, Cyntia transforms this traditional instrument from the Appalachian Mountains into the perfect contemporary medium for her new acoustic music.
A mesmerizing blend of classical fingerpicking, beautiful vocals, and powerful lyrics creates an enchanting tapestry that envelops her audience. With clear and honest songwriting that is centered around the heart, you will find that Cyntia's music takes you into its embrace as you explore personal mythology and the multiple facets of love.
This latest release by Cyntia Smith is a heart-centered masterpiece. Her clear and honest song writing coupled with a voice that takes you tenderly into its embrace is evident in each and every track. Cyntia explores archetypal imagery in a way that departs from the realm of mythology and becomes an integral part of all our lives. This timeless music lovingly tends the individual and collective soul of the world.
Soul Tending features the original compositions and the vocal and dulcimer artistry of Cyntia, interwoven with guitar, percussion, flute, and cello.