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Celtic Christmas Sojourn
     

A Celtic Christmas Sojourn

 
There are varying degrees of Celtic music -- the diluted, Americanized McCeltic music and the real stuff. This album is the real stuff. Celtic Christmas Sojourn features a total of 17 songs from a number of relatively unknown Celtic performers. Yet the focus here is not on the performers' name recognition but rather the music itself, and that's where this album

Overview

There are varying degrees of Celtic music -- the diluted, Americanized McCeltic music and the real stuff. This album is the real stuff. Celtic Christmas Sojourn features a total of 17 songs from a number of relatively unknown Celtic performers. Yet the focus here is not on the performers' name recognition but rather the music itself, and that's where this album shines. Most of the inclusions are traditional songs, with only a few universal favorites like "Silent Night" and "It Came Upon a Midnight Clear" thrown in for good measure. If you consider yourself to be a serious Celtic aficionado, this album should correlate with your interests. If not, you may be in for a surprise -- which may or may not be pleasant.

Product Details

Release Date:
10/09/2001
Label:
Rounder / Umgd
UPC:
0011661704220
catalogNumber:
617042
Rank:
21868

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Album Credits

Performance Credits

Boys of the Lough   Track Performer
Martin Carthy   Vocals
Maighread Ní Dhomnaill   Track Performer
Connie Dover   Vocals
Maddy Prior   Vocals
Steve Schuch   Violin
Cathal McConnell   Flute,Whistle (Instrument)
Mary Bergin   Flute,Whistle (Instrument)
Dordán   Track Performer
Aly Bain   Fiddle
Voice Squad   Vocals
John Renbourn   Track Performer
Nowell Sing We Clear   Track Performer
Bill Badley   Guitar,Lute
Tony Barrand   Vocals
Fred Breunig   Vocals
David Coffin   Recorder
Hildur Colot   Penny Whistle,Bombard
John Fleagle   Bombard
Janet Fuchs   Double Bass
David Gay   Synthesizer
Jub   Bass
Giles Lewin   Violin
Kathleen Loughnane   Harp
Chris Newman   Guitar
Christy O'Leary   Whistle (Instrument),uillean pipes
Jerry O'Sullivan   Scottish Pipes
Bonnie Rideout   Viola,Scottish Fiddle
Susan Robbins   Piano
Dearbhaill Standun   Fiddle,Viola
Aine Minogue   Vocals,Irish Harp
Eliza Carthy   Vocals
Waterson:Carthy   Track Performer
Phil Cunningham   Keyboards,Penny Whistle
Andrew Davis   Vocals,Double Bass
Norma Waterson   Vocals
Kent Allyn   Piano
Byron Duckwall   Cello
Sheena Wellington   Vocals
Dave Richardson   Accordion,Concertina,Cittern,Mandoline
Graeme Hughes   Keyboards
Charles Fullbrook   Tabor
L'Ensemble Choral du Bout du Monde   Track Performer
Revels   Track Performer
Saul Rose   Vocals
Martina Goggin   Guitar,Vocals
Martin Brunsden   Harmonica
John Roberts & Tony Barrand   Vocals
Michael Colin   Guitar
Christian Desbordes   Percussion
Andrew Watts   Clarinet,Recorder
Andrew Watts   Clarinet,Recorder

Technical Credits

Franz Gruber   Composer
Richard Storrs Willis   Composer
Joseph Mohr   Composer
Edmund Hamilton Sears   Composer

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