Songs for the Holidays

Folk Music & Beyond Playlist for December 18, 2021
Songs for the Holidays

First Set

Triakel, “Christmas Carol from Alvaden,” Wintersongs, 3:01 Northside

Shinobu Sato, Collins Trier, & Alan Ehrich, “Kommt Ihr Hirten,” On This Day Earth Shall Ring, 1:50 Flying Fish

Second Set

Distant Oaks, “Beannachadh Bliadhna Uir / Tune for Hamish,” Music of Carmina Gadelica, 3:26 North Wind Recordings

The Revels, “Le Semeur,” Celtic Roads, 2:51 Revels Records

Anne Hills & Cindy Mangsen, “Over the Hill and Over the Dale,” On This Day Earth Shall Ring, 4:02 Flying Fish

Mark Isham, “A Nocturnal Waltz,” The Steadfast Tin Soldier, 1:32 Windham Hill

Third Set

Rosina de Pèira e Martina, “Nadal Encara,” Nadal Encara, 2:44

The Revels, “Strobinell,” Celtic Roads, 1:34 Revels Records

Robin Williamson, “Avant de s’en Aller,” Winter’s Turning, 1:54 Flying Fish

Brocelïande, “Personent Hodie,” Make We Merry, 4:24 Flowinglass Music

Fourth Set

Robin Williamson, “Past 1 o’Clock / Great Tom’s Cast,” Winter’s Turning, 2:05 Flying Fish

The Chieftains, “The Bells of Dublin,” The Bells of Dublin, 3:05 RCA Victor / BMG

Community Music School of Santa Cruz, “Past Three o’Clock,” Midearth Rejoices, 2:41 (self-produced)

Kate Rusby, “Yorkshire Three Ships,” Holly Head, 3:51 Pure Music

Liz Story, “Bring a Torch, Jeanette Isabella / When Blossoms Flowered ’Mid the Snows,” The Gift, 2:54 Windham Hill

Fifth Set

Storyhill, “Cold December Flies Away,” Bethlehem, 2:53 (self-produced)

The Weepies, “All That I Want,” Happiness, 3:20 (self-produced)

The Chieftains, “Ding Dong Merrily on High,” The Bells of Dublin, 2:12 RCA Victor / BMG