Bittersweet and Briers | A Conner Prairie Christmas

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A Conner Prairie Christmas

by Bittersweet and Briers

American and Celtic folk music. This album presents Christmas music that was enjoyed in early America through 1886 to reflect the historical interpretation presented at Conner Prairie, a living history museum.
Genre: Folk: Traditional Folk
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1. Sing We Now of Christmas/Masters in This Hall/God Rest Ye Merry
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2. Pretty Little Baby
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3. Once in Royal David's City
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4. Judah's Land
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5. Still, Still, Still/Joseph Dearest/O Christmas Tree
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6. Patapan
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7. Joy to the World/Angels We Have Heard/The First Noel
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8. No Shelter for Mary/What Child Is This?
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9. Gloucestershire Wassail/Here We Come a-Wassailing
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10. Away in a Manger
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11. Gower Wassail
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12. Sussex Carol/Good Christian Men Rejoice
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13. Go Tell It on the Mountain
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14. Baloo, Lammy/Lo, How a Rose E'er Blooming
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15. Today We Celebrate the Birth
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16. Silent Night
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ABOUT THIS ALBUM


Album Notes
Bittersweet and Briers has been performing since 1992 at various festivals, reenactments, dances and more recently, at Conner Prairie, a living history museum. Each Christmas The Conner Prairie by Candlelight tour portrays the holiday traditions and celebrations of Prairietown residents. For this album, the band chose carols that reflect the cultures represented at Conner Prairie: German, Scottish, English, French and American. Carefully researched liner notes give information on all the songs. Several staff members of Conner Prairie added their voices to some of the tracks.

Bittersweet and Briers consists of Sherri Bonham, guitar and vocals; Carolyn Moses, hammered dulcimer; Roger Wright, guitar and vocals; Julie Hughes, Irish whistle, mandolin and mountain dulcimer; David Moses, percussion.
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