First broadcast December 14, 2001

Music Of The Season

10 p.m. to Midnight Host: Steve Winters

This was a simple program of music for Hanukkah and Christmas from a variety of traditions.

  • Artist, "Title", Album, Label

  • Aengus, “Christ Child Lullaby/New Year’s Day/New Christmas/The Musk Of Money”, All On A Christmas,

  • Morning, Musical Heritage Society, ,


  • Boys Of The Lough, “Da Cold Nights O’ Winter/Da Blue Yow/Da Spirit O’ Whiskey”, Midwinter Night’s,

  • Dream, Blix Street, ,

  • Triakel, “Christmas Carol From Alvdalen”, “Grandma’s Christmas Star”, Wintersongs, Northside

  • Boys Of The Lough, “A Midwinter Waltz”, Midwinter Night’s Dream, Blix Street


  • Metropolitan Klezmer, “East(ern) Village Hanukkah”, “Medyatsiner Waltz”, Mosaic Persuasion, Rhythm

  • Media, , ,

  • Herdman, Hills & Mangsen, “Hanerot Halalu”, Voices Of Winter, Gadfly

  • Hugh Blumenfeld, “This Mountain”, Mozart’s Money, Prime CD

  • John McCutcheon, “Josef Hader Melody”, Winter Solstice, Rounder


  • Artisan, “A Christmas Carol”, Paper Angels, Boing

  • Nowell Sing We Clear, “Kris Kringle”, “Sherburne (Original Version)”, Best Of …, Front Hall

  • Ensemble, “Carol Tunes”, Wassail!, Fellside


  • Tony Trischka/Charles Osgood, “Banjo Cheer”, Glory Shone Around, Rounder

  • Tony Trischka/David Grier, “O Come All Ye Faithful”, Glory Shone Around, Rounder

  • Laurie Lewis & Tom Rozum, “If We Make It Through December”, Winter Grace, Signature Sounds

  • Ensemble, “The Ewe Came To The Door A-Bleatin’/Christmas Day in The Morning”, A Folk Song Christmas,

  • American Melody, , ,

  • Foxfire, “12 Days Of Bluegrass Christmas”, Blue Ridge Christmas, Pinecastle


  • Ensemble, “Dark December”, ’Twas On A Night Like This, Folk-Legacy

  • Waterson:Carthy, “The Ditchling Carol”, A Christmas Celtic Sojourn, Rounder

  • Barbara Kessler, “Christmas Is Homeless”, The 12 Steps Of Christmas, Providence Music Works

  • Trilogy, “Turn It Around”, Two Thousand Years Of Christmas, Dragonwing

  • Richard Shindell, “Before You Go”, Wonderland, Signature Sounds


  • Ed Gerhard, “Variations On Pachelbel’s Canon”, Christmas, Virtue