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Wassail - Celtic Harp, Guitar And Lute / Barnes, Hampton


Release Date: 09/08/2008 
Label:  Oak Leaf   Catalog #: 2112   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  TraditionalAnonymousFranz Xaver Gruber
Performer:  Linn BarnesAllison Hampton
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 0 Hours 54 Mins. 

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A collection of seasonal music for Celtic harp, guitar, lute, uillean pipes, flute, soprano saxophone, recorder, tin whistle and various percussion.

All arrangements by Linn Barnes and Allison Hampton.

Allison Hampton: Celtic Harp
Linn Barnes: Steel String Guitar, lute, Uillean pipes, cittern
Joseph Cunliffe: flute, recorder, soprano saxophone
Steve Bloom: percussion
Tim Anderson: cello


A collection of seasonal music for Celtic harp, guitar, lute, uillean pipes, flute, soprano saxophone, recorder, tin whistle and various percussion.

All arrangements by Linn Barnes and Allison Hampton.

Allison Hampton: Celtic Harp
Linn Barnes: Steel String Guitar, lute, Uillean pipes, cittern
Joseph Cunliffe: flute, recorder, soprano saxophone
Steve Bloom: percussion
Tim Anderson: cello

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Works on This Recording

1. Wassail Song by Traditional
Performer:  Linn Barnes (Guitar), Allison Hampton (Celtic Harp)
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 16th Century; England 
2. On Christmas Night "Sussex Carol" by Traditional
Performer:  Allison Hampton (Celtic Harp), Linn Barnes (Guitar)
Written: England 
3. How far to Bethlehem? by Traditional
Performer:  Linn Barnes (Guitar), Allison Hampton (Celtic Harp)
Written: England 
4. The Cuckoo by Traditional
Performer:  Linn Barnes (Guitar), Allison Hampton (Celtic Harp)
Written: Russia 
5. King Herod and the cock by Traditional
Performer:  Linn Barnes (Guitar), Allison Hampton (Celtic Harp)
Written: England 
6. Somerset Wassail by Traditional
Performer:  Linn Barnes (Guitar), Allison Hampton (Celtic Harp)
Written: England 
7. The Christ Child's Lullaby by Traditional
Performer:  Linn Barnes (Guitar), Allison Hampton (Celtic Harp)
Written: Scotland 
8. Angels we have heard on high by Traditional
Performer:  Linn Barnes (Guitar), Allison Hampton (Celtic Harp)
Written: France 
9. Personent hodie by Anonymous
Performer:  Linn Barnes (Guitar), Allison Hampton (Celtic Harp)
Period: Medieval 
Written: 1582; Sweden 
10. Down in yon forest by Traditional
Performer:  Linn Barnes (Guitar), Allison Hampton (Celtic Harp)
Written: England 
11. The Wren Suite by Traditional
Performer:  Linn Barnes (Guitar), Allison Hampton (Celtic Harp)
Notes: The Wren Suite includes "Please to See the King"(Welsh), "The Wren Song" (Irish), and "The Wren's Hornpipe"(Irish). 
12. O little one sweet by Traditional
Performer:  Linn Barnes (Guitar), Allison Hampton (Celtic Harp)
Period: Baroque 
Written: Germany 
13. God rest ye merry, gentlemen by Traditional
Performer:  Linn Barnes (Guitar), Allison Hampton (Celtic Harp)
Written: England 
14. Rorate caeli desuper by Anonymous
Performer:  Linn Barnes (Guitar), Allison Hampton (Celtic Harp)
Period: Medieval 
Written: Scotland 
15. Greensleeves by Traditional
Performer:  Linn Barnes (Guitar), Allison Hampton (Celtic Harp)
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 16th Century; England 
16. Past three o'clock by Traditional
Performer:  Linn Barnes (Guitar), Allison Hampton (Celtic Harp)
Written: 16th Century; England 
17. Silent Night by Franz Xaver Gruber
Performer:  Linn Barnes (Guitar), Allison Hampton (Celtic Harp)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1818; Austria 
18. Angelus ad Virginem by Anonymous
Performer:  Linn Barnes (Guitar), Allison Hampton (Celtic Harp)
Period: Medieval 
Written: 13th Century; England 

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