It has a mythical, once-upon-a-time sound of a world long lost to us, which is totally fitting to the mythical subject matter--middle ages meets mideast meets French folk meets we the listeners. It took me a few listens to get into the beauty of it all, because it is one-of-a-kind.
But then I woke up to its excellence. If you open yourself up, too, to this one, you may be amazed. One of those rare events--the truly unexpected!