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Ancient Noëls / Maggie Sansone And Ensemble Galilei


Release Date: 05/05/1994 
Label:  Maggie's Music   Catalog #: 108   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  TraditionalTylman SusatoThomas RavenscroftAnonymous,   ... 
Performer:  Bonnie RideoutMaggie SansoneZan McCleodJim Brooks,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ensemble Galilei
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 0 Hours 52 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. The Gloucester Wassail Song by Traditional
Performer:  Bonnie Rideout (Fiddle), Maggie Sansone (Hammer Dulcimer), Zan McCleod (Guitar),
Zan McCleod (Cittern)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ensemble Galilei
Venue:  Bias Studios, Springfield, VA 
Length: 3 Minutes 15 Secs. 
Notes: This selection shares track and timing with "Tomorrow shall be my dancing day" and "The Sussex Carol."
Arranged: Maggie Sansone 
2. Tomorrow shall be my dancing day by Traditional
Performer:  Maggie Sansone (Hammer Dulcimer), Zan McCleod (Cittern), Zan McCleod (Guitar),
Bonnie Rideout (Fiddle)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ensemble Galilei
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 16th Century; England 
Venue:  Bias Studios, Springfield, VA 
Notes: This selection shares a track and timing with "The Gloucester Wassail Song" and "The Sussex Carol."
Arranged: Maggie Sansone 
3. On Christmas Night "Sussex Carol" by Traditional
Performer:  Bonnie Rideout (Fiddle), Zan McCleod (Guitar), Zan McCleod (Cittern),
Maggie Sansone (Hammer Dulcimer)
Written: England 
Venue:  Bias Studios, Springfield, VA 
Notes: This selection shares a track and timing with "The Gloucester Wassail Song" and "Tomorrow shall be my dancing day."
Arranged: Maggie Sansone 
4. Het derde musyck boexken...alderhande danserye: Den Hoboeckendans by Tylman Susato
Performer:  Jim Brooks (Recorder), Marcia Diehl (Recorder), Ben Harms (Tambourine),
Carolyn Anderson Surrick (Bass Viola da gamba), Marcia Diehl (Psaltery), Maggie Sansone (Hammer Dulcimer),
Sue Richards (Celtic Harp), Ben Harms (Drum), Jim Brooks (Concertina)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ensemble Galilei
Period: Renaissance 
Written: by 1551; Antwerp, Belgium 
Venue:  Bias Studios, Springfield, VA 
Length: 6 Minutes 0 Secs. 
Notes: This selection shares a track and timing with Susato's "Schafertanz."
Arranged: Ensemble Galilei 
5. Het derde musyck boexken...alderhande danserye: Schafertanz by Tylman Susato
Performer:  Jim Brooks (Concertina), Sue Richards (Celtic Harp), Jim Brooks (Recorder),
Ben Harms (Drum), Marcia Diehl (Psaltery), Maggie Sansone (Hammer Dulcimer),
Marcia Diehl (Recorder), Carolyn Anderson Surrick (Bass Viola da gamba), Ben Harms (Tambourine)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ensemble Galilei
Period: Renaissance 
Written: by 1551; Antwerp, Belgium 
Venue:  Bias Studios, Springfield, VA 
Notes: This selection shares a track and timing with Susato's "Hoboeckendans."
Arranged: Ensemble Galilei 
6. O Bethlehem by Traditional
Performer:  Sue Richards (Celtic Harp), Maggie Sansone (Hammer Dulcimer), Jim Brooks (Recorder),
Marcia Diehl (Recorder), Carolyn Anderson Surrick (Bass Viola da gamba), Jim Brooks (Concertina)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ensemble Galilei
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 15th Century; Basque Provinces, Sp 
Venue:  Bias Studios, Springfield, VA 
Length: 5 Minutes 2 Secs. 
Notes: This selection shares a track and timing with "Bethlehem's Stall," "A maid was adoring God," and "Great gentlefolk."
Arranged: Ensemble Galilei 
7. Bethlehem's stall by Traditional
Performer:  Carolyn Anderson Surrick (Bass Viola da gamba), Marcia Diehl (Recorder), Jim Brooks (Recorder),
Jim Brooks (Concertina), Sue Richards (Celtic Harp), Maggie Sansone (Hammer Dulcimer)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ensemble Galilei
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 15th Century; Basque Provinces, Sp 
Venue:  Bias Studios, Springfield, VA 
Notes: This selection shares a track and timing with "O Bethlehem," " A maiden was adoring God" and "Great Gentlefolk."
Arranged: Ensemble Galilei 
8. A maiden was adoring God, the Lord by Traditional
Performer:  Maggie Sansone (Hammer Dulcimer), Sue Richards (Celtic Harp), Jim Brooks (Concertina),
Carolyn Anderson Surrick (Bass Viola da gamba), Marcia Diehl (Recorder), Jim Brooks (Recorder)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ensemble Galilei
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 15th Century; Basque Provinces, Sp 
Venue:  Bias Studios, Springfield, VA 
Notes: This selection shares a track and timing with "O Bethlehem," "Bethlehem's stall" and "Great gentlefolk."
Arranged: Ensemble Galilei 
9. Great gentlefolk, hold and bethink you by Traditional
Performer:  Jim Brooks (Concertina), Carolyn Anderson Surrick (Bass Viola da gamba), Maggie Sansone (Hammer Dulcimer),
Sue Richards (Celtic Harp), Marcia Diehl (Recorder), Jim Brooks (Recorder)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ensemble Galilei
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 15th Century; Basque Provinces, Sp 
Venue:  Bias Studios, Springfield, VA 
10. Bellman's Song by Thomas Ravenscroft
Performer:  Maggie Sansone (Hammer Dulcimer)
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 17th Century; England 
Venue:  Bias Studios, Springfield, VA 
Length: 3 Minutes 50 Secs. 
Notes: This selection presents two versions of this English carol.
Arranged: Maggie Sansone 
11. The Truth sent from Above by Traditional
Performer:  Maggie Sansone (Hammer Dulcimer), Ben Harms (Tambourine), Carolyn Anderson Surrick (Treble Vla da gamba),
Carolyn Anderson Surrick (Bass Viola da gamba), Ben Harms (Drum), Zan McCleod (Cittern)
Written: England 
Venue:  Bias Studios, Springfield, VA 
Length: 4 Minutes 33 Secs. 
Notes: Ensemble Galilei presents two versions of this English carol. Arr: Carol Sansone 
12. Nowell, nowell: Tidings true by Anonymous
Performer:  Jim Brooks (Recorder), Marcia Diehl (Recorder), Bonnie Rideout (Fiddle),
Carolyn Anderson Surrick (Bass Viola da gamba), Maggie Sansone (Hammer Dulcimer), Ben Harms (Drum),
Ben Harms (Tambourine)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ensemble Galilei
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 15th Century; England 
Venue:  Bias Studios, Springfield, VA 
Length: 3 Minutes 30 Secs. 
Notes: This selection shares a track and timing with "Ríu, ríu, chíu."
Arranged: Ensemble Galilei 
13. Ríu, ríu, chíu "El lobo rabioso" by Traditional
Performer:  Jim Brooks (Recorder), Marcia Diehl (Recorder), Bonnie Rideout (Fiddle),
Carolyn Anderson Surrick (Bass Viola da gamba), Maggie Sansone (Hammer Dulcimer), Ben Harms (Drum),
Ben Harms (Tambourine)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ensemble Galilei
Period: Medieval 
Written: Spain 
Venue:  Bias Studios, Springfield, VA 
Notes: This selection shares a track and timing with "Nowell, nowell: Tidings true."
Arranged: Ensemble Galilei 
14. I must go gather comfort by Traditional
Performer:  Maggie Sansone (Hammer Dulcimer), Sue Richards (Celtic Harp), Marcia Diehl (Pennywhistle),
Carolyn Anderson Surrick (Bass Viola da gamba), Marcia Diehl (Recorder), Jim Brooks (Recorder)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ensemble Galilei
Period: Medieval 
Written: 15th Century; Netherlands (Holland 
Venue:  Bias Studios, Springfield, VA 
Length: 6 Minutes 5 Secs. 
Notes: This selection shares a track and timing with "There was a maid so lovely" and "When Judah's loyal soul alone."
Arranged: Ensemble Galilei 
15. There was a maid so lovely by Traditional
Performer:  Carolyn Anderson Surrick (Bass Viola da gamba), Maggie Sansone (Hammer Dulcimer), Marcia Diehl (Pennywhistle),
Sue Richards (Celtic Harp), Marcia Diehl (Recorder), Jim Brooks (Recorder)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ensemble Galilei
Period: Medieval 
Written: 15th Century; Netherlands (Holland 
Venue:  Bias Studios, Springfield, VA 
Notes: This selection shares a track and timing with "I must go gather comfort" and "When Judah's loyal soul alone." 
16. When Judah's loyal soul alone by Traditional
Performer:  Maggie Sansone (Hammer Dulcimer), Sue Richards (Celtic Harp), Jim Brooks (Recorder),
Carolyn Anderson Surrick (Bass Viola da gamba), Marcia Diehl (Pennywhistle), Marcia Diehl (Recorder)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ensemble Galilei
Period: Medieval 
Written: 15th Century; Netherlands (Holland 
Venue:  Bias Studios, Springfield, VA 
Notes: This selection shares a track and timing with "I must go gather comfort" and "There was a maid so lovely."
Arranged: Ensemble Galilei 
17. Cantiga, A Madre do que livrou by Traditional
Performer:  Carolyn Anderson Surrick (Treble Vla da gamba), Maggie Sansone (Hammer Dulcimer)
Period: Medieval 
Written: Spain 
Venue:  Bias Studios, Springfield, VA 
Length: 3 Minutes 33 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Maggie Sansone 
18. Whenas the Rose of Jericho by Traditional
Performer:  Sue Richards (Celtic Harp), Maggie Sansone (Hammer Dulcimer), Ben Harms (Finger Cymbals),
Ben Harms (Drum), Ben Harms (Tambourine), Carolyn Anderson Surrick (Bass Viola da gamba),
Marcia Diehl (Psaltery), Jim Brooks (Recorder)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ensemble Galilei
Period: Medieval 
Written: 15th Century; Netherlands (Holland 
Venue:  Bias Studios, Springfield, VA 
Length: 3 Minutes 30 Secs. 
Notes: This selection shares track and timing with "A year begins" and "To us a little child is born."
Arranged: Ensemble Galilei 
19. A year begins of joy and grace by Traditional
Performer:  Carolyn Anderson Surrick (Bass Viola da gamba), Ben Harms (Finger Cymbals), Ben Harms (Tambourine),
Ben Harms (Drum), Maggie Sansone (Hammer Dulcimer), Sue Richards (Celtic Harp),
Jim Brooks (Recorder), Marcia Diehl (Psaltery)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ensemble Galilei
Period: Medieval 
Written: 15th Century; Netherlands (Holland 
Venue:  Bias Studios, Springfield, VA 
Notes: This selection shares track and timing with "Whenas the Rose of Jericho" and "To us a little child is born." 
20. To us a little child is born by Traditional
Performer:  Marcia Diehl (Psaltery), Jim Brooks (Recorder), Sue Richards (Celtic Harp),
Maggie Sansone (Hammer Dulcimer), Ben Harms (Drum), Ben Harms (Tambourine),
Carolyn Anderson Surrick (Bass Viola da gamba), Ben Harms (Finger Cymbals)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ensemble Galilei
Period: Medieval 
Written: 15th Century; Netherlands (Holland 
Venue:  Bias Studios, Springfield, VA 
21. Lux hodie...Orientis partibus "Donkey's Carol" by Anonymous
Performer:  Bonnie Rideout (Fiddle), Maggie Sansone (Hammer Dulcimer), Zan McCleod (Guitar),
Carolyn Anderson Surrick (Bass Viola da gamba), Ben Harms (Drum)
Period: Medieval 
Written: 12th Century; France 
Venue:  Bias Studios, Springfield, VA 
Length: 3 Minutes 20 Secs. 
Notes: This selection shares a track and timing with "The friendly beasts."
Arranged: Maggie Sansone 
22. The friendly beasts by Traditional
Performer:  Maggie Sansone (Hammer Dulcimer), Ben Harms (Drum), Carolyn Anderson Surrick (Bass Viola da gamba),
Zan McCleod (Guitar), Bonnie Rideout (Fiddle)
Period: Medieval 
Written: France 
Venue:  Bias Studios, Springfield, VA 
Notes: This selection shares a track and timing with "Lux hodie."
Arranged: Maggie Sansone 
23. Here betwixt ass and oxen mild by Traditional
Performer:  Jim Brooks (Recorder), Ben Harms (Drum), Carolyn Anderson Surrick (Bass Viola da gamba),
Zan McCleod (Guitar), Bonnie Rideout (Fiddle), Maggie Sansone (Hammer Dulcimer)
Period: Classical 
Written: 18th Century; France 
Venue:  Bias Studios, Springfield, VA 
Length: 2 Minutes 45 Secs. 
Notes: This selection shares a track and timing with "The Golden Carol."
Arranged: Maggie Sansone 
24. In the bleak mid-winter by Gustav Holst
Performer:  Maggie Sansone (Hammer Dulcimer), Sue Richards (Celtic Harp)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: by 1906; England 
Venue:  Bias Studios, Springfield, VA 
Length: 2 Minutes 35 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Maggie Sansone 
25. Cantigas de Santa María: no 48, Tanto son da groriosa by Alfons X (El Sabio)
Performer:  Maggie Sansone (Hammer Dulcimer), Ben Harms (Drum), Sue Richards (Celtic Harp),
Carolyn Anderson Surrick (Treble Vla da gamba), Marcia Diehl (Recorder)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ensemble Galilei
Period: Medieval 
Written: 13th Century; Spain 
Venue:  Bias Studios, Springfield, VA 
Length: 3 Minutes 35 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Ensemble Galilei 

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