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Mediaeval Baebes
Mistletoe and Wine

Song NameComposer
The Holly and the Ivy
Amour de Moi
Salva Nos
Glass WindowCylindra Sapphire / Anonymous
There Is No Rose of Swych VertuKatharine Blake
KinderlyKatharine Blake
In Dulce Jubilo
Love Me BroughteJohn Grimstone / Katharine Blake
I Am EveKatharine Blake
Quan Vey La LayetaBernart de Ventadorn / Ruth Galloway
Coventry CarolKatharine Blake
UnderntideKatharine Blake
Ecce Mundi Gaudium
Blow Northern Wind

Our definition of a Christmas gift would certainly include 8 beautiful women, dressed in mediaeval costume, singing songs adapted from the 11th through the 16th centuries, lightly accompanied such period instruments as Zither, Hurdygurdy, Harmonium, Citern, Glockenspiel and Astrowheel. We don't even know what a number of these instruments look like, but they sound wonderful! "Mistletoe" is classical and even sacred, but the Baebes' vital sound is anything but dry or academic. 15 tunes, some favorites: "The Holly & The Ivy," the traditional French "L'Amour de Moi," the dramatic "Salva Nos," "There Is No Rose of Swych Vertu," "Kimberly," the lovely "In Dulci Jubilo," "I Am Eve," "The Coventry Carol," the spirited "Undrentide" and the plaintive, haunting "Blow, Northern Wind." The beauty of the words and music are rivaled only by the sweet voices and harmonies!

Item code: 7068C | 1 CD | $15.98 add item to cart
Early Music | A Cappella | Female | England

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