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Colonial Christmas: Barry Phillips

Colonial Christmas: Barry Phillips

Catalog Number: GM139
Label: Gourd Music
Format: CD

Available: 6
Price: $15.99

American choral pieces by William Billings and other early American composers, dance tunes from John Playford's The English Dancing Master, and folk tunes of the period and earlier.

Colonial Christmas is a reflection from today, a look back at a variety of music that might well have been played at a Christmas party in colonial America.

Barry Phillips, cello, bowed psaltery, mandolin, zither & cittern
Shelley Phillips, oboe, pennywhistle, recorder consort & English horn
Deby Benton Grosjean, fiddle
Jesse Autumn, double harp
Neal Hellman, mountain dulcimer
Lars Johannesson, flute
Robin Petrie, hammered dulcimer
Christa Stiner, bassoon
Sarah-Jane Summers, fiddle
Linda Burman-Hall, harpsichord
Olov Johansson, nyckelharpa
Robert Evans, fiddle

Track ListingTimeMP3
1The Merry Wassail1:59
2Drive the Cold Winter Away3:06
3The Sussex Carol2:36Colonial Christmas: Barry Phillips - The Sussex Carol
5Christ Child Lullaby5:10
6Christmas (Munson)1:21Colonial Christmas: Barry Phillips - Christmas (Munson)
7New Years Eve2:53
9Cold and Raww3:45Colonial Christmas: Barry Phillips - Cold and Raww
10Nos Galan (Deck the Hall)2:14
12Ding Dong Merrily on High2:48Colonial Christmas: Barry Phillips - Ding Dong Merrily on High
13The Wexford Carol3:07
14Christmas (Urania)2:33
15Judea2:59Colonial Christmas: Barry Phillips - Judea
17Lo, How a Rose E’er Blooming2:14