Newly remastered with four additional tracks, A Medieval Christmas is a festive collection of Latin chants, English carols, and instrumental selections in the spirit of the season. These selections highlight a variety of musical styles, sophisticated and rustic, complex and engagingly simple. Released in conjunction with Folger Consort’s production of The Second Shepherds’ Play, you’ll be sure to find music to cheer and inspire!
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Featured musicians: Robert Eisenstein, Christopher Kendall, Scott Reiss, Johana Arnold, Tina Chancey, Julianne Baird, Michael Collver, Peggy Marie Haas, William Sharp, and Frederick Urrey.
Running time: 74:45. Compact Disc, 2007.
A Medival Christmas gets 5 Stars!
In a recent review. allmusic calls the CD "astonishing and often exhilarating" and declares "The album should be of interest to any fan of early music, and to anyone looking for Christmas music that reaches beyond the standard carols."
Angelorum laude digna
Nowell, Nowell: Tidings true