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A Windham Hill Christmas
 : A Windham Hill Christmas

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by: Various Artists


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Audience Rating: NR (Not Rated)
Binding: Audio CD
EAN: 0019341165125
Item Dimensions: 3756021500
Label: Sony Legacy
Languages: EnglishOriginal LanguageEnglishUnknown
Manufacturer: Sony Legacy
Model: 1983704
MPN: 1665558
Number Of Discs: 1
Number Of Items: 1
Publication Date: October 22, 2002
Publisher: Sony Legacy
Release Date: October 22, 2002
Running Time: 50 minutes
Studio: Sony Legacy




Disc 1:
  1. Sussex Carol - Tim Ellis
  2. Angels We Have Heard On High - Steve Erquiaga
  3. O Holy Night - Jim Brickman
  4. In Dulci Jubilo - Nina Gerber
  5. Christmas is Coming - George Winston
  6. The First Noel - W.G. Snuffy Walden
  7. It Came Upon a Midnight Clear - Tim Story
  8. Silent Night - Tracy Silverman
  9. Medley - Alex de Grassi
  10. Deck the Halls - Liz Story
  11. O Come, O Come Emmanuel - Paul McCandless
  12. What Strangers are These - Will Ackerman
  13. The Holly and the Ivy - Triona NĂ­ Dhomhnaill
  14. Lo, How a Rose - Paul Schwartz
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Editorial Review:

Amazon.com:
The songs are familiar carols, but A Windham Hill Christmas retains the Windham Hill Winter Solstice series tradition of unusual arrangements and performances that evoke the mood of the season, especially if your take on that mood is a Northeast, snow-covered landscape, like that depicted on the Hallmark card-like cover. The usual bevy of Windham Hill sampler artists are all here, but it's some of the secondary cast that give the most innovative performances. Tracy Silverman & Thea Suits reinvent "Silent Night." With his pizzicato-delay violin, Silverman lays down a 6/8 rhythm while abstracting the familiar hymn across his bowed violin and Suits's flute, turning it into an ethereal instrumental chorale. Barbara Higbie re-ignites "In Dulci Jubilo" as a Celtic reel, overdubbing herself on piano, violin, Celtic harp and synthesizer. And W.G. Snuffy Walden lays some rustic acoustic guitar across a chamber reading of "The First Noel." There's a few clunkers, notably George Winston inflicting his Vince Guaraldi infatuation on us again; Jim Brickman with a rote reading of "O Holy Night"; and an uncharacteristically saccharine arrangement of "It Came Upon a Midnight Clear" by the usually sublime Tim Story. But Mom and Dad will like them, and they serve to highlight the inventiveness of the rest of A Windham Hill Christmas, which is nostalgic and atmospheric at the same time. --John Diliberto



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