Winter Carols

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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Greg Prato
Ever wonder what Christmas carols sounded like back in time when the finest form of transportation was by horse and wearing armor was a hip fashion statement? Well then, the second release of 2006 by Blackmore's Night, Winter Carols, may offer some insight. As with their previous efforts, the music on Winter Carols is of the Renaissance-inspired folk variety. And while the majority of the songs are traditional compositions, there are also a few originals, including "Winter (Basse Dance)," which includes some simply gorgeous acoustic guitar doodling by once Fender Strat/Marshall amp abuser Blackmore. Elsewhere, songs such as "Hark the Herald Angels Sing/Come All Ye Faithful" ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Greg Prato
Ever wonder what Christmas carols sounded like back in time when the finest form of transportation was by horse and wearing armor was a hip fashion statement? Well then, the second release of 2006 by Blackmore's Night, Winter Carols, may offer some insight. As with their previous efforts, the music on Winter Carols is of the Renaissance-inspired folk variety. And while the majority of the songs are traditional compositions, there are also a few originals, including "Winter (Basse Dance)," which includes some simply gorgeous acoustic guitar doodling by once Fender Strat/Marshall amp abuser Blackmore. Elsewhere, songs such as "Hark the Herald Angels Sing/Come All Ye Faithful" and "We Wish You a Merry Christmas" would sound splendid sung around the campfire -- if it were still the 15th century. Unfortunately, a rendition of the Chipmunks' "The Chipmunk Song (Christmas Don't Be Late)" is not included.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 11/29/2006
  • Label: Japanese Indies
  • EAN: 4571106707606
  • Catalog Number: 81009

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Blackmore's Night Primary Artist
Ritchie Blackmore Indexed Contributor, Guitar, Percussion, Hurdy-Gurdy, Mandola, Nyckelharpa
Pat Regan Keyboards
Candice Night Recorder, Vocals, Penny Whistle, Shawm, Harmony, Vocal Harmony
Lady Madeline Vocals
Lady Nancy Vocals
Technical Credits
Ritchie Blackmore Arranger, Composer
Pat Regan Arranger, Composer, Producer, Orchestration, Orchestral Arrangements, Audio Production
Michael Keel Video Producer
L. Teijo Composer
Traditional Composer
Karsten Topelmann Paintings
Sydney Carter Composer
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