Merrily greet the time. (Musical CD, 2003) [WorldCat.org]
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Merrily greet the time.

Author: Sue Richards, (Harpist); Maggie Sansone
Publisher: [Shady Side, MD] : Maggie's Music, ℗2003.
Edition/Format:   Music CD : CD audio : English
Summary:
Seasonal music from Autumn Equinox to the New Year clebrates music from Ireland, Scotland, Wales, and other lands where Celtic people settled. Through harvest time, to the old Celtic new year called Samhain (now called "Hallowe'en"), the time of the Winter Solstice and the longest nights, and on to the coming promised light of Christmas and the New Year, our ancestors braced for the cold with the warmth that the  Read more...
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Material Type: Music
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Sue Richards, (Harpist); Maggie Sansone
OCLC Number: 85037507
Notes: Compact disc.
Performer(s): Sue Richards, Celtic harp ; Maggie Sansone, hammered dulcimer ; with guest musicians.
Description: 1 audio disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Contents: Slieve gallen braes --
Harvest home --
Abbot's bromley ; Twist ye, twine ye (song) --
The ash grove --
Captain O'Kane ; Planxty George Brabazon --
Fire in the hearth --
Cantiga de Santa Maria, no. 4 (A madre do que livrou) ; Cantiga de Santa Maria, no. 166 (Como poden) --
Garten mother's lullaby --
Sean Donegal (Irish-Gaelic song) --
Swallowtail jig --
Christ child lullaby --
Rorate (Nativity) --
Il est ne ; Ding dong, merrily on high --
Balloo, lammy --
Mist covered mountains of home --
Bressay lullaby ; Don oiche --
Drive the cold winter away --
Drunk at night, dry in the morning --
Song of wandering Aengus (song) --
Simple gifts ; Jingle bells --
Greensleeves (What child is this?) --
Christchurch bells ; Bottom of the punch bowl.

Abstract:

Seasonal music from Autumn Equinox to the New Year clebrates music from Ireland, Scotland, Wales, and other lands where Celtic people settled. Through harvest time, to the old Celtic new year called Samhain (now called "Hallowe'en"), the time of the Winter Solstice and the longest nights, and on to the coming promised light of Christmas and the New Year, our ancestors braced for the cold with the warmth that the winter hearth (and a good pint) could bring.

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