Christmas and Yule
Traditional Yule and Christmas music from bygone eras. Includes chant, chorale, carols, Celtic and New Age recordings for the winter holiday season.
- Sing We Christmas
Award-winning a cappella choir's interpretations of selections spanning the last five centuries of Latin, German, English, Spanish, and French festive fare.
Wolcum Yule: Celtic and British Songs and Carols
Nineteen selections include traditional folk melodies, some of which date back to the Middle Ages, interspersed with fitting selections by contemporary composers including John Taverner and Benjamin Britten. Features accompaniment by Irish harp, Baroque harp, and psaltery.
- On Yoolis Night
Twenty-three pieces – including plainchants, carols, songs, and motets – invoke various aspects of the Christmas story. Performed by female four-member a cappella group.
- A Medieval Christmas
This collection of period holiday music includes a diverse mix of styles - Hebrew cantillation, Old Saxon readings, plainchant, and processional music from Spain, France, Italy, Germany and England. Performed on period instruments.
- The Bells of Dublin
A wide range of musical guests join the Chieftains to create a unique compilation of religious and folk songs to celebrate the Christmas season. Songs by Jackson Browne, Rickie Lee Jones and others are interspersed between toe-tapping Irish jigs and reels.
- Celtic Christmas
Collection of Celtic music, traditional and contemporary, that runs from reverence to revelry and from joy to solitude to create a seasonal celebration.
- Noels Celtiques: Celtic Christmas Music From Brittany
Ensemble Choral Du Bout Du Monde
Celebrating the Celtic musical heritage of Brittany, this CD has an ancient, Celtic feel with instrumentation from flutes, claviers, bagpipes, guitar, and organ while often feeling contemporary during the livelier, melodious songs. Original compositions weave in nicely with the traditional works.
- Christmas in the Great Hall
Six-woman group specializing in the performance of Celtic and early music. Features Celtic harp, fiddle, Scottish small pipes, oboe, recorders, and penny-whistle. Lush sounds and joyous music-making for the holiday season in a wondrous mix of timeless Christmas classics, Celtic carols from Galicia, Spain, Scotland and Ireland, Medieval and Renaissance dance tunes, and original compositions.
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