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Utopia Early Music: Celtic Christmas

Highway 89
  • Dec 24, 2016 3:00 am
  • 48:51

A Celtic Christmas with Utopia Early Music! Songs and instrumentals in a solstice mode from Ireland, Scotland, Wales, England and the Isle of Man. Festival reels, medieval chants, and winter lullabies are performed b vocal quartet, celtic hapr, baroque cello, fiddle, and recorder. Now in its 8th season, Utopia Early Music performs historically-informed performances of medieval, renaissance, and baroque music. Enjoy this Celtic Christmas special! Performers: Emily Nelson (soprano), Christopher Lecluyse (tenor), Megan Lee (mezzo-soprano), Michael Chipman (baritone), Therese Honey (celtic harp), Bronwen Beecher (fiddle), Lisa Chaufty (recorder), Eleanor Christman-Cox (Baroque cello); Repertoire: 'Taladh Chriosda', Fr. Ranald Rankin, arr. Jeffrey Jones-Ragona; 'Gaude Virgo Gratiosa', Dublin Troper, arr. Chris LeCluyse; 'Three Ships on the Ocean'; 'Auld Lang Syne', Orpheus Caledonius, arr. Daniel Johnson; 'An Leanbh Aimhreidh', Jerome Duigenan, arr. Emily Nelson; 'Can hela'r Dryw' Traditional, arr. Jeffrey Jones-Ragona; 'Good Night and Blessings to You', Ian MacPhaidan, arr. Jones-Ragona; Follow Highway 89 on twitter: @byuh89 and on instagram: @byuh89