First broadcast December 20, 2002

The Christmas Story In Folk And Acoustic Music

10 p.m. to Midnight Host: Steve Winters

The Christmas Story In Folk And Acoustic Music

Our annual show that traces the Christmas story of the birth of Jesus Christ from the Angel Gabriel's proclamation to Mary through Christianity's season of Advent to the Nativity in a Bethlehem manger to Epiphany and the march of the Magi, following the star in the East, to Bethlehem.

  • Artist, "Title", Album, Label

  • Gary Watson, Prologue From Hamlet, The Holly Bears The Crown, Fledg'ling

  • Nowell Sing We Clear, Hail Smiling Morn, Hail Smiling Morn, Golden Hind Music

  • Various Artists, Arise And Hail The Glorious Star, A Celtic Christmas, Musical Heritage Society

  • Harvey Reid, Ode To Joy, The Heart Of the Minstrel On Christmas Day, Woodpecker

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  • Night Heron Consort, O Come O Come Emmanuel, A Celtic Celebration I, North Star

  • Susan McKeown & Nikki Matheson, Lo, How A Rose E're Blooming, The Soul Of Christmas, Upaya

  • Artisan, The Angel Gabriel From Heaven Came, Bygone Christmas, Bygone Films

  • Shirley Collins, The Cherry Tree Carol, The Holly Bears The Crown, Fledg'ling

  • Ensemble Choral du Bout du Monde, What Noise On Earth?, Green Linnet,

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  • Bukkene Bruse, A Child Is Born In Bethlehem, The Loveliest Rose, NorthSide

  • Reaganata, That Night In Bethlehem, Nollaig, Independent

  • Arthur Cormack & Dougie Pincock, Christ Child's Lullabye, A Celtic Christmas, MHS

  • Bob Franke, Straw Against The Chill, Long Roads and Short Visits, Daring

  • Ensemble Galilei, Puer Natus Est In Bethlehem/In Dulci Jubilo/I Saw Three Ships, A Winter's Night, Maggie's Music

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  • Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver, The First Noel/It Came Upon A Midnight Clear/Joy To The World, O Christmas Tree, Rounder

  • Various Artists, What Child Is This?, Christmas Grass, Audium

  • Tony Trischka & Dudley Connell, Precious Child, O Christmas Tree, Rounder

  • Various Artists, Away In A Manger, Christmas Grass, Audium

  • Alecia Nugent, Beautiful Star Of Bethlehem, O Christmas Tree, Rounder

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  • Magical Strings, The March Of The Kings, Good People All, Flying Fish

  • Shirley Collins, Marching In The Morning Sun, The Holly Bears The Crown, Fledg'ling

  • William Pint & Felicia Dale, Over The Hill And Over The Dale, When I See Winter Return, Waterbug

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  • Ed Gerhard, Variations On Pachelbel's Canon, Christmas, Virtue

  • Chris Caswell et al., Silent Night, A Bowl Of Merry, North Star