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Coventry Carol

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The "Coventry Carol" is an English Christmas carol dating from the 16th century. [1]

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Alex Kingston

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Alison Moyet

Geneviève Alison Jane Moyet (born 18 June 1961) is an English singer, songwriter and performer noted for her bluesy contralto voice.

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Anúna is a choral ensemble based in Ireland.

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Anita Bryant

Anita Jane Bryant (born March 25, 1940) is an American singer and political activist.

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Annie Lennox

Ann "Annie" Lennox, OBE (born 25 December 1954) is a Scottish singer, songwriter, political activist and philanthropist.

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Anthony Newley

Anthony Newley (24 September 1931 – 14 April 1999) was an English actor, singer and songwriter.

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An antiquarian or antiquary (from the Latin: antiquarius, meaning pertaining to ancient times) is an aficionado or student of antiquities or things of the past.

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Bethlehem (بيت لحم, "House of Meat"; בֵּית לֶחֶם,, "House of Bread";; Bethleem; initially named after Canaanite fertility god Lehem) is a Palestinian city located in the central West Bank, Palestine, about south of Jerusalem.

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Birmingham Central Library

Birmingham Central Library was the main public library in Birmingham, England, from 1974 until 2013.

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Bobby Breen

Isadore Borsuk (November 4, 1927 – September 19, 2016), better known as Bobby Breen, was a Canadian-born American actor and singer.

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Chanticleer (ensemble)

Based in San Francisco, California, Chanticleer /'ʃæntɪkliɹ/ is a full-time male classical vocal ensemble in the United States.

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Charlotte Church

Charlotte Maria Church (born Charlotte Maria Reed, 21 February 1986) is a Welsh singer-songwriter, actress, television presenter and political activist.

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Chas & Dave

Chas & Dave (often billed as Chas 'n' Dave) are an English pop rock duo, most notable as creators and performers of a musical style labelled rockney (a portmanteau of rock and cockney), which mixes "pub singalong, music-hall humour, boogie-woogie piano and pre-Beatles rock 'n' roll".

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Christine McVie

Christine Anne Perfect (born 12 July 1943), known professionally as Christine McVie following her marriage to John McVie, is an English singer, songwriter and keyboardist, best known as one of the three lead vocalists and the keyboardist of Fleetwood Mac.

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Christmas is an annual festival commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ,Martindale, Cyril Charles.

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Christmas carol

A Christmas carol (also called a noël, from the French word meaning "Christmas") is a carol (song or hymn) whose lyrics are on the theme of Christmas, and which is traditionally sung on Christmas itself or during the surrounding holiday season.

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Christmas music

Christmas music comprises a variety of genres of music normally performed or heard around the Christmas season.

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Cornelis van Haarlem

Cornelis Corneliszoon van Haarlem (1562 – 11 November 1638), Dutch Golden Age painter and draughtsman, was one of the leading Northern Mannerist artists in the Netherlands, and an important forerunner of Frans Hals as a portraitist.

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Coventry is a city and metropolitan borough in the West Midlands, England.

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Coventry Blitz

The Coventry blitz (blitz: from the German word Blitzkrieg meaning "lightning war") was a series of bombing raids that took place on the English city of Coventry.

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Coventry Mystery Plays

The Coventry Mystery Plays, or Coventry Corpus Christi Pageants, are a cycle of medieval mystery plays from Coventry, West Midlands, England, and are perhaps best known as the source of the "Coventry Carol".

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Deas Vail

Deas Vail is an alternative rock band whose lyrics are influenced by their members' Christian faith.

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Dinah Shore

Dinah Shore (born Fannye Rose Shore; February 29, 1916 – February 24, 1994) was an American singer, actress, and television personality, and the top-charting female vocalist of the 1940s.

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Eileen Farrell

Eileen Farrell (February 13, 1920 – March 23, 2002) was an American soprano who had a nearly 60-year-long career performing both classical and popular music in concerts, theatres, on radio and television, and on disc.

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Elaine Paige

Elaine Paige (born Elaine Jill Bickerstaff, 5 March 1948) is an English singer and actress best known for her work in musical theatre.

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Elisabeth Schumann

Elisabeth Schumann (13 June 1888 – 23 April 1952) was a German soprano who sang in opera, operetta, oratorio, and lieder.

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Elizabeth Poston

Elizabeth Poston (24 October 1905 – 18 March 1987) was an English composer, pianist, and writer.

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England is a country that is part of the United Kingdom.

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False relation

A false relation (also known as cross-relation, non-harmonic relation) is the name of a type of dissonance that sometimes occurs in polyphonic music, most commonly in vocal music of the Renaissance.

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Gatlinburg, Tennessee

Gatlinburg is a mountain resort city in Sevier County, Tennessee, United States.

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Gospel of Matthew

The Gospel According to Matthew (translit; also called the Gospel of Matthew or simply, Matthew) is the first book of the New Testament and one of the three synoptic gospels.

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A guild is an association of artisans or merchants who oversee the practice of their craft/trade in a particular area.

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Hayley Westenra

Hayley Dee Westenra (born 10 April 1987) is a New Zealand singer, classical crossover artist, songwriter, and UNICEF Ambassador.

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Heather Dale

Heather Dale is a Canadian Celtic music recording artist and touring musician.

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Herod the Great

Herod (Greek:, Hērōdēs; 74/73 BCE – c. 4 BCE/1 CE), also known as Herod the Great and Herod I, was a Roman client king of Judea, referred to as the Herodian kingdom.

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Jessye Norman

Jessye Mae Norman (born September 15, 1945) is an American opera singer and recitalist.

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Jill Tracy

Jill Tracy is a singer, pianist, writer, composer, performance artist and "musical evocateur" based in San Francisco.

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Joan Baez

Joan Chandos Baez (born January 9, 1941) is an American singer, songwriter, musician, and activist whose contemporary folk music often includes songs of protest or social justice.

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Joel Cohen (musician)

Joel Cohen (born 1942) is an American musician specializing in early music repertoires.

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John Denver

Henry John Deutschendorf Jr. (December 31, 1943 – October 12, 1997), known professionally as John Denver, was an American singer-songwriter, record producer, actor, activist, and humanitarian, whose greatest commercial success was as a solo singer.

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John Jacob Niles

John Jacob Niles (April 28, 1892 – March 1, 1980) was an American composer, singer, and collector of traditional ballads.

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Kate Miller-Heidke

Kate Miller-Heidke (born 16 November 1981) is an Australian singer-songwriter and actress.

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Kenneth Leighton

Kenneth Leighton (2 October 1929 – 24 August 1988) was a British composer and pianist.

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Loreena McKennitt

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.

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A lullaby, or cradle song, is a soothing song or piece of music that is usually played for (or sung to) children.

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Maddy Prior

Madelaine Edith "Maddy" Prior, MBE (born 14 August 1947) is an English folk singer, best known as the lead vocalist of Steeleye Span.

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Mannheim Steamroller

Mannheim Steamroller is an American Neoclassical new-age music group founded by Chip Davis, that is known primarily for its Fresh Aire series of albums, which blend classical music with elements of new age and rock, and for its modern recordings of Christmas music.

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Mark Lanegan

Mark William Lanegan (born November 25, 1964) is an American alternative rock musician and singer-songwriter.

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Massacre of the Innocents

The Massacre of the Innocents is the biblical account of infanticide by Herod the Great, the Roman-appointed King of the Jews.

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Mediæval Bæbes

The Mediæval Bæbes are a British musical ensemble founded in 1996 by Dorothy Carter and Katharine Blake.

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Mystery play

Mystery plays and miracle plays (they are distinguished as two different forms although the terms are often used interchangeably) are among the earliest formally developed plays in medieval Europe.

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Nativity play

A Nativity play or Christmas pageant is a play which recounts the story of the Nativity of Jesus.

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Nox Arcana

Nox Arcana is an American neoclassical dark wave, dark ambient musical duo, formed in 2003 by Joseph Vargo and William Piotrowski.

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Ola Gjeilo

Ola Gjeilo (born May 5, 1978) is a Norwegian composer and pianist, living in the United States.

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Pentatonix (abbreviated PTX) is an, consisting of vocalists Scott Hoying, Mitch Grassi, Kirstin Maldonado, Kevin Olusola and Matt Sallee.

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Philip Stopford

Philip W J Stopford (born 1977) is an English sacred music choral composer and choir director.

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Picardy third

A Picardy third, Picardy cadence or, in French, tierce picarde, is a major chord of the tonic at the end of a musical section that is either modal or in a minor key.

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Shape note

Shape notes are a music notation designed to facilitate congregational and community singing.

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Sting (musician)

Gordon Matthew Thomas Sumner (born 2 October 1951), known as Sting, is an English singer, songwriter, and actor.

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Straight No Chaser (group)

Straight No Chaser (SNC) is a professional a cappella group which originated in 1996 at Indiana University.

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Sufjan Stevens

Sufjan Stevens (born July 1, 1975) is an American singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist.

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Suzanne Vega

Suzanne Nadine Vega (born July 11, 1959) is an American singer-songwriter, musician and record producer, best known for her eclectic folk-inspired music.

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The King's Singers

The King's Singers are a British a cappella vocal ensemble founded in 1968.

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The Kingston Trio

The Kingston Trio is an American folk and pop music group that helped launch the folk revival of the late 1950s to late 1960s.

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Tori Amos

Tori Amos (born Myra Ellen Amos, August 22, 1963) is an American singer-songwriter, pianist, and composer.

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Walford Davies

Sir Henry Walford Davies (6 September 1869 – 11 March 1941) was an English composer, organist, conductor and educator who held the title Master of the King's Music from 1934 until 1941.

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Waverly Consort

The Waverly Consort is an American early music group led by Michael and Kay Jaffee.

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World War II

World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.

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