This performance was recorded live in the Great Hall of the Folger Shakespeare Library on December 22, 1984. Previously available only on cassette. SING HEIGH HO UNTO THE GREEN HOLLY! has been digitally remastered and is now available for digital download.
Celebrate Christmas with the Folger Consort with English, French, Mexican, and German Christmas music from the 12th through 17th centuries. Robert Eisenstein, rebec, vielle, viol, recorder; Christopher Kendall, lute, harp, mandora; Scott Reiss, recorders, percussion, psaltery, reed pipe, bells; with Julianne Baird, soprano; Michael Collver, countertenor; Frederick Urrey, tenor; William Sharp, baritone; and Peggy Marie Haas, organ.
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Michael Witmore, Director, Folger Shakespeare Library
Janet Griffin, Executive Producer, Folger Consort
Donnajean Ward, Manager, Folger Consort
Curt Wittig, Recording and editing engineer
Jeanne Krohn, Graphic Design
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