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WGBH Forum Network; 2006 Christmas Revels, Part II

12/13/2006

2006 Christmas Revels Part II Elaine Kennedy, host The Christmas Revels: A Celebration of the Winter Solstice 2006 is a delightful compilation of country dance tunes, carols, songs and motets excerpted from nine unique Revels celebrations performed last winter across the country. Host Elaine Kennedy guides listeners through the program's sacred and secular folk materials and composed works, all of which are rooted in traditional European and American observances of Christmas, New Year's, the Feast of Fools, Twelfth Night and the Winter Solstice, and some of which date back to pre-Christian times. This multicultural Winter Solstice sampler features French-Canadian, Scandinavian, Scottish, Eastern European and English works from the Middle Ages through the 20th century. IN THE SAME CD JEWEL CASE AS LECTURE #3301


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Series
WGBH Forum Network
Program
2006 Christmas Revels, Part II
Program Number

3302

Series Description

The WGBH Forum Network is an audio and video streaming Website dedicated to curating and serving live and on-demand lectures given by some of the world's foremost scholars, authors, artists, scientists, policy makers and community leaders. These events are hosted by world-class cultural and educational organizations in the Greater Boston area. Through this online service thousands of interested people across the world partake of these lectures from the comfort of their home or office at any time they choose. We are proud of the role we serve in our community, of protecting and projecting the public voice; and of informing and inspiring that public voice to foster deeper understanding of and civic engagement in important issues.

Program Description

2006 CHRISTMAS REVELS PART II ELAINE KENNEDY, HOST

THE CHRISTMAS REVELS: A CELEBRATION OF THE WINTER SOLSTICE 2006 IS A DELIGHTFUL COMPILATION OF COUNTRY DANCE TUNES, CAROLS, SONGS AND MOTETS EXCERPTED FROM NINE UNIQUE REVELS CELEBRATIONS PERFORMED LAST WINTER ACROSS THE COUNTRY.

HOST ELAINE KENNEDY GUIDES LISTENERS THROUGH THE PROGRAM'S SACRED AND SECULAR FOLK MATERIALS AND COMPOSED WORKS, ALL OF WHICH ARE ROOTED IN TRADITIONAL EUROPEAN AND AMERICAN OBSERVANCES OF CHRISTMAS, NEW YEAR'S, THE FEAST OF FOOLS, TWELFTH NIGHT AND THE WINTER SOLSTICE, AND SOME OF WHICH DATE BACK TO PRE-CHRISTIAN TIMES. THIS MULTICULTURAL WINTER SOLSTICE SAMPLER FEATURES FRENCH-CANADIAN, SCANDINAVIAN, SCOTTISH, EASTERN EUROPEAN AND ENGLISH WORKS FROM THE MIDDLE AGES THROUGH THE 20TH CENTURY.

IN THE SAME CD JEWEL CASE AS LECTURE #3301

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Audio

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Event Coverage
Citation
Chicago: “WGBH Forum Network; 2006 Christmas Revels, Part II,” 12/13/2006, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 4, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/A_4012BAE36EDC4815BA0C742CAD46D034.
MLA: “WGBH Forum Network; 2006 Christmas Revels, Part II.” 12/13/2006. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 4, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/A_4012BAE36EDC4815BA0C742CAD46D034>.
APA: WGBH Forum Network; 2006 Christmas Revels, Part II. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/A_4012BAE36EDC4815BA0C742CAD46D034
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