DARK NIGHT - Carmelite Inspired Contemplative Music - SOUNDTRACK

Instrumental Soundtrack from Saint John of the Cross Film. A fusion of Gregorian Chant and subtle instruments inspired by Saint John of the Cross, Dark Night of the Soul. The music in this album will lift the mind to contemplation. The instrumental style is immediately recognisable as artist Bernadette Bevan's unique sound.

DARK NIGHT: Carmelite Inspired Music
The Complete Soundtrack from Saint John of the Cross Enhanced for Audio CD.
Instrumental Music Compilation.

This album is a collection of eight contemplative tracks inspired by Carmelite Spirituality and the life of St. John of the Cross. The music soundtrack in this CD is taken from Saint John of the Cross film and enhances it for audio CD. As each track builds upon the next you are absorbed in a journey of peace, prayer, thought and memory. Let the fusion of Gregorian Chant and subtle instruments lift you to prayer and reflection. Perfect as background music, or for chilling out, for becoming lost in thought, prayer or to simply absorb yourself in the tunes these original soundtracks will help unwind and calm. The music in this album is subtitled 'Dark Night' to reflect upon the writings of Saint John of the Cross, particularly the Dark Night of the Soul which has inspired this album. The instrumental style is immediately recognisable as Bernadette Bevans' unique sound of meditative music, spiritual instrumental music.  

Track Listing:

Track 1: Fired With Love (2:39)
Track 2: By The Secret Ladder (4:43)
Track 3: More Surely Than the Night of Noon (3:54)
Track 4: O Night More Lovely Than Dawn (2:34)
Track 5: The Breeze That Fanned the Cedars (3:33)
Track 6: The Guiding Night (3:10)
Track 7: In Darkness and Secure (7:16)
Track 8: My House is Now Still (4:42)



“I have been writing music since the age of fourteen. It began with piano solos but quickly developed into my own original style of blending all the instruments that I love such as ancient wind instruments, tin whistles, recorders, harps, guitars, baroque guitars, medieval lutes and strings, epic film strings, full choirs, Gregorian voices, beautiful choirs, the voices of the Elves and so many more! I am inspired by film scores such as ‘Lord of the Ring’s’ and ‘Braveheart’. I also love England, its’ landscapes, hills, ruined castles, history, lighthouses, sea towns, harbours, forests. When I write, I picture all that is ancient England and take this visual imagery and try to tell its’ story through music. Each original piece, tells its own story and although historical in inspiration, my sound is contemporary and new”. – Bernadette Bevans

Length and Format:

'Dark Night' is available worldwide on Audio CD and is 33 minutes in length.


The music in this album is inspired by the film 'St. John of the Cross' and is a collection of 8 absorbing tracks rich with Carmelite Spirituality and contemplative aid.  All of the films from Mary's Dowry Productions have their own original music score written directly to the picture. A lot of people have enjoyed the original music and atmosphere of the films and have asked for the music from these films on audio CD. Bernadette Bevans has been compiling instrumental CD albums for over two decades, filled with original tracks in her own musical style and this original style of music composition is used extensively throughout each film production. Bernadette Bevans composes each music score for every Mary's Dowry Productions film individually. Each production has its own music score, theme and atmosphere which is composed and performed by Bernadette directly to picture. Any CD from Mary's Dowry Productions has Bernadette's unique sound and style and will be enjoyed by all. This particular album takes the music score that Bernadette wrote for the film 'Saint John of the Cross' and enhances it for audio CD. The style centres around Gregorian Chant and other subtle instruments and soundscapes. The music in this album is reflective and atmospheric.

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Brand Mary's Dowry Productions
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