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Winter Carols

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Released  October 2006 (2006-10)
Length  42:38
Winter Carols (2006)  Paris Moon (2007)
Release date  October 2006
Recorded  2006
Producer  Pat Regan
Artist  Black's Night
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Label  Soulfood Music Distribution
Genres  Christmas music, Folk rock, Celtic music
Similar  Black's Night albums, Christmas music albums

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Winter Carols is the sixth studio album by the group Blackmore's Night, released in the United Kingdom on October, 2006, and in the United States on November 7, 2006. It is a Christmas themed album. The cover artwork for this album, painted by Karsten Topelmann, is an adaptation of a street in Rothenburg ob der Tauber, Germany, in line with the band's heavy Renaissance influence. The same street is portrayed in the cover of Blackmore's Night's second studio album, Under a Violet Moon. In the cover of "Winter Carols" the street is painted as winter time, whereas Under a Violet Moon's cover takes place on apparently a summer night. While the selections "Winter (Basse Dance)" is credited to Ritchie Blackmore as composer, it is an adaptation of the second section of Joaquin Rodrigo's "Fantasía para un gentilhombre," which Rodrigo composed for classical guitar virtuoso Andres Segovia in 1954.

Contents

On December 2006, Winter Carols entered at #7 on USA Billboard New Age Charts.

The album won the New Age Reporter Lifestyle Music Award as the Best Holiday Album.

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2013 Reissue

The album was re-issued in 2013 with an additional CD of live versions, along with that year's single - a reworking of the track Christmas Eve

Personnel

  • Ritchie Blackmore – arrangements, guitar, mandola, nyckelharpa, hurdy-gurdy, percussion
  • Candice Night – vocals, shawm, pennywhistle
  • Pat Regan – production, arrangements, keyboards
  • Sir Robert of Normandie (Robert Curiano) – bass
  • Sisters of the Moon: Lady Madeline and Lady Nancy (Madeline and Nancy Posner) – harmony vocals
  • Bard David of Larchmont (David Baranowski) – keyboards
  • Sarah Steiding – violin
  • Anton Fig – drums
  • Albert Dannemann – bagpipes, backing vocals
  • Ian Robertson and Jim Manngard – backing vocals
  • Songs

    1Hark the Herald Angels Sing / Come All Ye Faithful3:50
    2I Saw Three Ships2:42
    3Winter (Basse Dance)3:10

    References

    Winter Carols Wikipedia


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