Song for the Holidays 2012

Folk Music & Beyond Playlist for December 22, 2012
Hour 1: Songs for the Holidays

First Set

The Anonymous 4, "Nowell Owt of Your Slepe Aryse," The Best of Celtic Christmas, 4:47 Narada

Loreena McKennitt, "God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen," A Winter Garden, 6:47 Quinlan Road/Warner Bros.

Shinobu Sato, Howard Levy, Stuart Rosenberg, Alan Ehrich, "Riu Riu Chiu," On This Day Earth Shall Ring, 1:38 Flying Fish

Susan Waters, Indra Rios-Moore, & Rani Arbo, "Nowell We Sing," Wonderland, 2:20 Signature Sounds

Second Set

Maddy Prior, "Cradle Song," A Christmas Celtic Sojourn, 3:25 Rounder

Jennifer Cutting & Tony Barrand, "Song of Solstice," Song of Solstice, 3:20 (self-produced)

Diane Taraz & Jonathan Gilbert, "The Old Year," The Old New Year, 2:17 (self-produced)

Midway Music

Cherish the Ladies, "A Dash for the Presents / Joy to the World / Parnell's March," A Star in the East, 5:09 Big Mammy Records

Third Set

Rosina de Pèira, Martina, & Friends, "Chut Chut," Nadal Encara, 3:00

Maddy Prior, "It Came Upon a Midnight Clear," A Christmas Celtic Sojourn, 3:35 Rounder

Barry Coope, Jim Boyes, & Lester Simpson with Jennifer Cutting, "Light the Winter's Dark," Song of Solstice, 3:56 (self-produced)

Johnny Cunningham, "As Warm as Winter Snow," A Winter Talisman, 2:58 (self-produced)

Fourth Set

Jennifer Cutting & Christine Noyes, "People Looking East," Song of Solstice, 2:58 (self-produced)

Cherish the Ladies, "All on a Christmas Morning / The Carol of the Twelve Numbers," A Star in the East, 3:32 Big Mammy Records

Loreena McKennitt, "The Stockford Carol," To Drive the Cold Winter Away, 3:02 Quinlan Road

Folk Music & Beyond Playlist for December 22, 2012
Hour 2: In the Bleak Midwinter

First Set

Johnny Cunningham, "A Christmas Childhood," A Winter Talisman, 1:28 (self-produced)

Liam O'Connor & Lisa Aherne, "Realtai," A Winter's Tale, 3:46 Celtic Heartbeat

Altan, "The Snowy Mountain," A Winter's Tale, 3:48 Celtic Heartbeat

Second Set

California Revels, "Allons Berger," Masters in the Hall, 1:32 (self-produced)

Diane Taraz & Jonathan Gilbert, "Noel Nouvelet / Patapan," The Old New Year, 4:08 (self-produced)

The Revels, "Le Semeur," Celtic Roads, 2:51 Revels Records

California Revels, "Queramus Cum Pastoribus," Masters in the Hall, 1:55 (self-produced)

Third Set

Kate & Anna McGarrigle, "Old Waits Carols," The McGarrigle Christmas Hour, 2:34 Nonesuch

Karine Polwart, "Balulalow," Cold Blow These Winter Winds, 2:50 Green Linnet

Kitka, "Betlehem," Wintersongs, 2:37 (self-produced)

Kitka, "Av Jerusalime," Wintersongs, 2:17 (self-produced)

Fourth Set

Loreena McKennitt, "Snow," Celtic Christmas, 5:35 Windham Hill

Jeff Buckley, "Hallelujah," So Real: Songs from Jeff Buckley, 6:40 Sony Legacy

Heidi Berry, "Gloria," Legacy II: A Collection of Singer-Songwriters, 4:00 Windham Hill


Chris Caswell, "In the Bleak Midwinter," Celtic Tidings, 4:23 North Star Records