The artistry of pianist/composer Mark Hayes is magnificently on display in this extraordinary collection of Christmas carols and its companion listening CD (18245530). 18 carols, old and new, are creatively explored in these 15 handsome settings, with some titles emanating from the chants of the early church and some from the newer classics of today. All are afforded the unmistakable creative touch of Mark Hayes, and all are suitable for the concert stage or seasonal worship services. Whether you are playing or listening, these carol settings will enhance the joyful and tender moments of Christmas.
Contents: English Carol Medley (Here We Come A-Wassailing/The Holly and the Ivy/I Saw Three Ships) · Emmanuel Comes (O Come, O Come, Emmanuel/Emmanuel) · What Child Is This? · Wexford Carol · Bring a Tourch, Jeannette, Isabella · The Birthday of a King · Go, Tell It on the Mountain · Still, Still, Still · Ding! Dong! Merrily on High/O Sanctissima · Joseph Dearest, Joseph Mine · Angels from the Realms of Glory · Gesu Bambino · A Rossetti Christmas (In the Bleak Midwinter/Love Came Down at Christmas) · Fum, Fum, Fum! · The Father's Rose (Of the Father's Love Begotten.