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A Midwinter Night's Dream is the 8th album by the Canadian singer, songwriter, accordionist, harpist, and pianist Loreena McKennitt, released on October 28, 2008.
Advent is a season observed in many Western Christian churches as a time of expectant waiting and preparation for the celebration of the Nativity of Jesus at Christmas.
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And Winter Came... is the seventh studio album from Irish musician Enya.
An antiphon (Greek ἀντίφωνον, ἀντί "opposite" and φωνή "voice") in Christian music and ritual is a responsory by a choir or congregation, usually in the form of a Gregorian chant, to a psalm or other text in a religious service or musical work.
The term Augustinians, named after Saint Augustine of Hippo (354–430), applies to two separate types of Catholic religious orders, and to some Anglican religious orders.
Bad Religion is an American punk rock band that formed in Los Angeles, California in 1980.
The (BnF) is the National Library of France, located in Paris.
A canoness is a member of a religious community of women living a simple life.
The Cecilian Movement of church music reform was centered in Germany, and received great impetus from Regensburg, where Franz Xaver Haberl had a world-renowned school for church musicians.
Charles-François Gounod (17 June 181817 October or 18 October 1893) was a French composer, best known for his Ave Maria, based on a work by Bach, as well as his opera Faust. Another opera by Gounod, occasionally still performed, is Roméo et Juliette. Gounod died at Saint-Cloud in 1893, after a final revision of his twelve operas.
A Christian is a person who adheres to Christianity, an Abrahamic, monotheistic religion based on the life and teachings of Jesus of Nazareth.
Christmas or Christmas Day (Crīstesmæsse, meaning "Christ's Mass") is an annual festival commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ,Martindale, Cyril Charles.
A concerto (from the concerto, plural concerti or, often, the anglicised form concertos) is a musical composition usually composed in three parts or movements, in which (usually) one solo instrument (for instance, a piano, violin, cello or flute) is accompanied by an orchestra or concert band.
Ecclesiastical Latin (also called Liturgical Latin or Church Latin) is the form of the Latin language used in the Roman Rite of the Catholic Church for liturgical and other purposes.
The English Hymnal was published in 1906 for the Church of England under the editorship of Percy Dearmer and Ralph Vaughan Williams.
Enya (born Eithne Ní Bhraonáin;, anglicised as Enya Brennan; 17 May 1961) is an Irish singer, instrumentalist, and songwriter.
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The Episcopal Church (TEC), less commonly known by its other official title, the Protestant Episcopal Church in the United States of America (PECUSA or ECUSA), is the United States-based member church of the worldwide Anglican Communion.
Sir George Dyson KCVO (28 May 188328 September 1964) was a well-known English musician and composer.
Halford is a heavy metal band formed in 1999 by Rob Halford, the lead vocalist for Judas Priest.
Halford III: Winter Songs is the third studio album by the heavy metal band Halford, the solo project of Judas Priest frontman Rob Halford.
Holidays Rule is a collection of holiday music featuring various artists that range from indie rock to jazz and pop, including Paul McCartney, Rufus Wainwright, The Shins.
A hymn is a type of song, usually religious, specifically written for the purpose of praising GOD, adoration or prayer, and typically addressed to a deity or deities, or to a prominent figure or personification.
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Hymns Ancient and Modern is a hymnal in common use within the Church of England and resulted out of the efforts of the Oxford Movement.
Isaiah (or;; ܐܫܥܝܐ Eshaya; Greek: Ἠσαΐας, Ēsaïās; Arabic: إشعيا Ishiya; "Yah is salvation") was a prophet documented by the Biblical Book of Isaiah to have lived around the time of 8th-century BCE Kingdom of Judah.
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Sir James Loy MacMillan, CBE (born 16 July 1959) is a Scottish classical composer and conductor.
Jesse, Ishai or Yishai (meaning "God exists" or "God's gift"; يَسَّى Yassa; ܐܝܫܝ Eshai; Ἰεσσαί Iessai; Isai, Jesse) is the father of David, who became the king of the Israelites.
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Johann Baptist Singenberger (John Singenberger) (25 May 1848\29 May 1924) was a Swiss composer, music teacher, editor and publisher.
John Davison (31 May 1930 – 1999) was an American composer and pianist.
John Mason Neale (24 January 1818 – 6 August 1866) was an Anglican priest, scholar and hymn-writer.
Líbera me ("Deliver me") is a Roman Catholic responsory that is sung in the Office of the Dead and at the absolution of the dead, a service of prayers for the dead said beside the coffin immediately after the Requiem Mass and before burial.
Loreena Isabel Irene McKennitt, (born February 17, 1957) is a Canadian musician, composer, harpist, accordionist and pianist who writes, records and performs world music with Celtic and Middle Eastern themes.
The Magnificat (Latin for: magnifies) —also known as the Song of Mary, the Canticle of Mary and in Byzantine tradition the Ode of the Theotokos; Greek: Θεοτόκου—is a canticle frequently sung (or spoken) liturgically in Christian church services.
Mary Berry, CBE (in religion Sister Thomas More 29 June 1917 – 1 May 2008) was an Augustinian canoness and noted choral conductor and musicologist.
The Mediæval Bæbes are a British ensemble of female musicians founded in the 1990s by Dorothy Carter and Katharine Blake.
A hymn meter or metre indicates the number of syllables for the lines in each stanza of a hymn.
No Line on the Horizon is the twelfth studio album by rock band U2.
Nox Arcana is an American neoclassical, dark ambient musical duo, formed in 2003 by Joseph Vargo and William Piotrowski.
The Annunciation The O Antiphons are Magnificat antiphons used at Vespers of the last seven days of Advent in Western Christian traditions.
Ottorino Respighi (9 July 187918 April 1936) was an Italian composer and musicologist.
The Oxford Movement was a movement of High Church members of the Church of England which eventually developed into Anglo-Catholicism.
A percussion instrument is a musical instrument that is sounded by being struck or scraped by a beater (including attached or enclosed beaters or rattles); struck, scraped or rubbed by hand; or struck against another similar instrument.
Plainsong (also plainchant; cantus planus) is a body of chants used in the liturgies of the Western Church.
Punch Brothers is a band consisting of Chris Thile (mandolin), Gabe Witcher (fiddle/violin), Noam Pikelny (banjo), Chris Eldridge (guitar), and Paul Kowert (bass).
Punk rock (or simply punk) is a rock music genre that developed between 1974 and 1976 in the United States, United Kingdom, and Australia.
A religious name is a type of given name bestowed for a religious purpose, and which is generally used in religious contexts.
A responsory or respond is a type of chant in western Christian liturgies.
Romanticism (also the Romantic era or the Romantic period) was an artistic, literary, and intellectual movement that originated in Europe toward the end of the 18th century and in most areas was at its peak in the approximate period from 1800 to 1850.
Salva Nos (Save Us) is the debut album by British vocal group Mediæval Bæbes.
The Society of Jesus (Societas Iesu, S.J., SJ or SI) is a male religious congregation of the Catholic Church.
A strophe is a poetic term originally referring to the first part of the ode in Ancient Greek tragedy, followed by the antistrophe and epode.
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The Proms, more formally known as The BBC Proms, or The Henry Wood Promenade Concerts presented by the BBC, is an eight-week summer season of daily orchestral classical music concerts and other events held annually, predominantly in the Royal Albert Hall in central London, England.
U2 are an Irish rock band from Dublin.
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Veni, Veni, Emmanuel is a concerto for percussion and orchestra by James MacMillan.
Vespers is the sunset evening prayer service in the Orthodox, Western Catholic, Eastern Catholic, Anglican, and Lutheran liturgies of the canonical hours.
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"White as Snow" is a song by Irish rock band U2 and the ninth track on their 2009 album No Line on the Horizon.
Whitney Elizabeth Houston (August 9, 1963 – February 11, 2012) was an American singer, actress, producer, and model.
Winter's Knight is the third album by gothic duo Nox Arcana.
Zoltán Kodály (Kodály Zoltán,; 16 December 1882 – 6 March 1967) was a Hungarian composer, ethnomusicologist, pedagogue, linguist, and philosopher.