On this exciting new work Barry Phillips has arranged three distinct types of music:
American choral pieces by William Billings and other early American composers, dance tunes from John Playford’s The English Dancing Master, and folk tunes of the period and earlier.
On this beautiful all solo Celtic harp recording Kim performs a wealth of seasonal pieces from all around the globe.From Scottish pieces such as Christ Child Lullaby, Balloo Lammy, Lo, How a Rose E’er Blooming to evocative medieval hymns as St. Bridget’s, St. Basil’s and Plain chant.
A Victorian Christmas
Christmas had been a much neglected holiday until the Victorians revived its beloved traditions - trimming the tree, hanging the mistletoe, decking the hall...and celebrating it all in songs called carols.
A Toolbox Christmas
Your favorite carols performed on your favorite hand and power tools. From the workshop of Maestro Woody Phillips, glorious holiday sounds ascend from the sawdust to the heavens.
A Victorian Noël
An enchanting companion album to A Victorian Christmas... Oliver Cromwell and the Puritans officially outlawed all festivals, including the ancient Yuletide celebrations so beloved by the people.
Robertson's crystalline harp sounds like a mountain brook coursing through a cathedral; the most peaceful and perhaps the most beautiful of this year's albums in loveley elegiac arrangements.
Celtic Christmas II
This album adds a romantic touch to Christmas that is original and tastefull. Away in a Manger, We Three Kings, Silent Night, Noel Nouvelet, Merrily on High, Pastourelle, Come All Ye Shepherds.
One Wintry Night
Jerry Read Smith performing on Hammered Dulcimer and Lisa Marie Smith on Flute. A richly textured album with natural instruments.
Russell Cook. Christmas classics are given a whole new life through these unique beautiful arrangements of fiddle, mandolin, guitar, cello, flute, English horn, oboe, keyboard and snare drum.
Hammered Dulcimer Christmas
Joshua Messick balances tradition and innovation superbly to give us a fresh, exciting take on holiday favorites that never violates their spirit.
A beautiful and transcendent listening experience an essential addition to every Christmas CD collection.
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A Gaelic Christmas
A Gaelic Christmas is a collection of Christmas carols and hymns all sung in the Irish Gaelic language. The material spans several centuries and includes carols such as "The Wexford Carol" as well as Gaelic versions of beloved Victorian carols including "Holy Night," "I Saw Three Ships," and "Silent Night".
Masters of the Mt. Dulcimer Christmas
Featuring Lorraine Hammond, Linda Brockinton, Lorinda Jones, David Schnaufer, Stephan Seifert, and many more dulcimer masters showcasing their various styles, from the modern to the medieval.
Joe Weed's choice of instrumentation and arrangement gives these tunes a beautiful flavor of Americana. Hark the Herald, Greensleeves, Cherry Tree Carol, I Wonder as I Wander, Auld Lang Syne, more.
Christmas Lullaby II
Kim Robertson's new solo Celtic harp Christmas recording can be downloaded or streamed on Apple iTunes. CD's will be released in October.
Hammered Dulcimer Christmas: Vol. II
Features full acoustic arrangements of 14 season musical essentials. The sound of the hammered dulcimer blends flawlessly with Celtic harp, strings, flute, and percussion to capture every dimension of the holiday spirit.