Ancient Noels

Ancient Noels

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by Maggie Sansone
     
 
Ancient Noels showcases the hammered dulcimer virtuosity of Maggie Sansone and the medieval and Celtic magic of Ensemble Galilei. In addition to Maggie's dulcet tones, The Ensemble contributes the lively sounds of recorders, viols, Renaissance frame drums, fiddle and Celtic harp. Spirited jigs join haunting plain chants, medieval hymns and dancing carols

Overview

Ancient Noels showcases the hammered dulcimer virtuosity of Maggie Sansone and the medieval and Celtic magic of Ensemble Galilei. In addition to Maggie's dulcet tones, The Ensemble contributes the lively sounds of recorders, viols, Renaissance frame drums, fiddle and Celtic harp. Spirited jigs join haunting plain chants, medieval hymns and dancing carols bringing the listener images of ancient civilizations, desert landscapes and stone monasteries where the spirit of Christmas was born.

Product Details

Release Date:
05/05/1994
Label:
Maggie's Music
UPC:
0095182010824
catalogNumber:
108

Related Subjects

Tracks

  1. Cantiga de Santa Maria, No. 48
  2. Gloucestershire Wassail/Tomorrow Will Be My Dancing Day/The Sussex Ca
  3. Hoboekentanz/Schafertanz
  4. O Bethlehem/Bethlehem's Stall/A Maiden Was Adoring God, the Lord/Grea
  5. The Bellman's Song
  6. The Truth Sent from Above
  7. Nowell, Nowell: Tidings True/Riu, Riu, Chiu
  8. I Must Go Gather Comfort/There Was a Maid So Lovely/When Judah's Loya
  9. Cantiga, a Madre Do Que Livrou
  10. Whenas the Rose of Jericho/A Year Begins of Joy and Grace/To Us a Lit
  11. Donkey's Carol/The Friendly Beasts
  12. Here Betwixt Ass and Oxen Mild/The Golden Carol
  13. In the Bleak Midwinter

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Maggie Sansone   Primary Artist,Dulcimer,Hammered Dulcimer,Track Performer
Sue Richards   Harp,celtic harp
Jim Brooks   Concertina,Recorder
Marcia Diehl   Recorder,Psaltery,Penny Whistle
Ben Harms   Drums,Tambourine
Zan McLeod   Guitar,Cittern
Bonnie Rideout   Fiddle
Carolyn Anderson Surrick   Viola,Viola Da Gamba,Treble Viol

Technical Credits

Maggie Sansone   Arranger,Executive Producer
Heidi Gerber   Engineer
Charlie Pilzer   Producer
Jim Robeson   Engineer
Carolyn Anderson Surrick   Contributor
Ensemble Galilei   Arranger
Henri Riviere   Artwork

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Ancient Noels 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
AnonMI More than 1 year ago
I bought a tape of Ancient Noels in Boston in 1994-95, and have preserved that as carefully as possible. This is absolutely my favorite Christmas music bar none. I have recently purchased the CD because I was afaid the tape was becoming too worn.