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A Medieval Christmas

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    This album of early Christmas music, from the Boston Camerata and director Joel Cohen, spans from the 10th to 16th centuries and draws from throughout Western Europe, illuminating the cultural influences of both paganism and Christianity in the development of the modern holiday of Christmas.

    Credits

    MUSICIANS
    Joel Cohen, director, baritone, lute, oud
    Tim Aarset, baritone, recorders, shawms
    Mark Baker, baritone
    Miriam Charney, alto
    John Clark, tenor
    Alison Fowle, rebec, viola da gamba
    Sallie Gordon, soprano
    David Griesinger, tenor
    Rufus Hallmark, tenor
    Adrienne Hartzell, vielle, harp, bells
    Peter Hunsberger, baritone
    Nancy Joyce, flutes, recorders, shawm
    Barbara Lakeburg, soprano
    Laurie Monahan, soprano
    Deborah Price, soprano
    Charles Rhodes, countertenor
    Kenneth Roth, shawm, organetto, recorders
    Peggy Wright, alto
    Nicolas Linfield, reader

    PRODUCTION CREDITS
    Recorded at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
    Engineering: David Griesinger
    Mastering: Robert C. Ludwig (Sterling Sound, Inc.)
    Coordinator: Teresa Sterne

    Design by James Victore Design Works
    Cover: Spiegel van den Leven ons Herren, Anonymous, 15th century, courtesy of The Pierpont Morgan Library, New York

on May 29, 2008 - 7:14pm
Release Date: 
Sunday, November 15, 1987 (All day)
Cover Art: 
Nonesuch Selection Number: 

71315

Number of Discs in Set: 
1disc
15
425
Sunday, November 1, 1987 (All day)
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0
Artist Name: 
Boston Camerata
genre: 
Album Status: 
UPC/Price: 
UPC: 
075597131529BUN
Price: 
9.00
Label: 
CD+MP3
UPC: 
603497101962
Price: 
8.00
Label: 
MP3
Description: 

This album of early Christmas music, from the Boston Camerata and director Joel Cohen, spans from the 10th to 16th centuries and draws from throughout Western Europe, illuminating the cultural influences of both paganism and Christianity in the development of the modern holiday of Christmas.

DescriptionExcerpt: 

This album of early Christmas music, from the Boston Camerata and director Joel Cohen, spans from the 10th to 16th centuries and draws from throughout Western Europe, illuminating the cultural influences of both paganism and Christianity in the development of the modern holiday of Christmas.

ProductionCredits: 

MUSICIANS
Joel Cohen, director, baritone, lute, oud
Tim Aarset, baritone, recorders, shawms
Mark Baker, baritone
Miriam Charney, alto
John Clark, tenor
Alison Fowle, rebec, viola da gamba
Sallie Gordon, soprano
David Griesinger, tenor
Rufus Hallmark, tenor
Adrienne Hartzell, vielle, harp, bells
Peter Hunsberger, baritone
Nancy Joyce, flutes, recorders, shawm
Barbara Lakeburg, soprano
Laurie Monahan, soprano
Deborah Price, soprano
Charles Rhodes, countertenor
Kenneth Roth, shawm, organetto, recorders
Peggy Wright, alto
Nicolas Linfield, reader

PRODUCTION CREDITS
Recorded at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Engineering: David Griesinger
Mastering: Robert C. Ludwig (Sterling Sound, Inc.)
Coordinator: Teresa Sterne

Design by James Victore Design Works
Cover: Spiegel van den Leven ons Herren, Anonymous, 15th century, courtesy of The Pierpont Morgan Library, New York