Best-loved Christmas Carols

Christmas Classics Ltd, 2000 - 109 pàgines
A creative gift package of 25 Favorite Carols that includes fascinating history, timeless art, carol lyrics, and a glorious music CD. Highly Educational and Entertaining. Increase your knowledge about Christmas music with this lavishly illustrated history about our the origin of carols from the 13th to 19th period and the fascinating stories behind 25 favorite carols.Beautiful Treasury of Art. Experience the color of magnificent works of art by Rembrandt, Bottecelli, Peter Paul Rubens, Edward Burne-Jones, Fra Angelico, Jan Steen and other famous artists. Traditional Favorites. Enjoy the classical sounds of Joy to the World, Silent Night, Adeste Fideles, O Tannenbaum, Hark! The Herald Angels, Deck the Halls with Boughs of Holly, and other best-loved carols performed by world renowned choirs and orchestras, such as the Vienna Boys Choir, The Philadelphia Orchestra, Mormon Tabernacle Choir, and the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra & Chorus.Family Heirloom. Part of the planned ground-breaking series of Christmas music products titled THE MILLENNIA COLLECTION, this first volume helps to explain in part the development of Christmas music since the early centuries of Christianity.Holiday Customs. Learn about the evolution of the Christmas tree from the days of the Roman Empire, the significance of the holly and the ivy, the remarkable tale of Silent Night, and more interesting facts about Christmas. Bonus Songbook. Participate in a favorite holiday pastime of caro singing with an easy-to-use Songbook and its stylishly designed music scores. A nice touch for home enjoyment. Sumptuous Gift Package. Here's an opportunity to own one of the most important collection of Christmas carols, one which combines History, Art, Carol and Song Lyrics, and Music CDs in a creative package.

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List of Illustrations
The Historical Perspective

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Sobre l'autor (2000)

Ronald M. Clancy, born in 1944, is married and a graduate of George Washington University, where he earned a BA degree in Journalism. His interest in Christmas music began as a youth in an orphanage in Philadelphia, where he sang in the boys choir. In 1982 he began to assemble a sizable Christmas music library. By 1989 his continued interest in Christmas music led him on his journey to compile and author the landmark "THE MILLENNIA COLLECTION: Glorious Christmas Music, Songs and Carols," a series of ten exquisite Christmas music packages planned for future launch.

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