Best-Loved Christmas Carols (The Millennia Collection)
Best-Loved Christmas Carols - The Millennia Collection Author:Ronald M. Clancy THE MILLENNIA COLLECTION — Vol. # 1 - Best-Loved Christmas Carols One of the most exquisite collections of Christmas carols produced in the last one hundred years! HIGHLY EDUCATIONAL AND ENTERTAINING. — Increase your knowledge about Christmas music with this lavishly illustrated history about our the origin of carols from the 13th to 19th perio... more »d and the fascinating stories behind 25 favorite carols. BEAUTIFUL TREASURY OF ART.
Experience the color of magnificent works of art by Rembrandt, Bottecelli, Peter Paul Rubens, Edward Burne-Jones, Fra Angelico, Jan Steen and other famous artists. TRATIONAL FAVORITES.
Enjoy the classical sounds of Joy to the World, Silent Night, Adeste Fideles, O Tannenbaum, Hark! The Herald Angels, Deck the Halls with Boughs of Holly, and other best-loved carols performed by world renowned choirs and orchestras, such as the Vienna Boys Choir, The Philadelphia Orchestra, Mormon Tabernacle Choir, and the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra & Chorus. FAMILY HEIRLOOM.
Part of the planned ground-breaking series of Christmas music products titled THE MILLENNIA COLLECTION,this first volume helps to explain in part the development of Christmas music since the early centuries of Christianity. HOLIDAY CUSTOMS.
Learn about the evolution of the Christmas tree from the days of the Roman Empire, the significance of the holly and the ivy, the remarkable tale of Silent Night, and more interesting facts about Christmas. BONUS SONGBOOK. Participate in a favorite holiday pastime of carol singing with an easy-to-use Songbook and its stylishly designed music scores. A nice touch for home enjoyment. SUMPTOUS GIFT PACKAGE. Here's an opportunity to own one of the most important collection of Christmas carols, one which combines History, Art, Carol and Song Lyrics, and Music CD in a creative package. FEATURES: * Delightful collection of images, many in full-page color, including magnificent Fine Art from the Western World, including works by Fra Angelico, Rembrandt, Bottecelli, Peter Paul Rubens, Edward Burne-Jones, and Jan Steen, and illustrious Christmas cards from the Victorian Era, ancient manuscript illuminations from a Book Of Hours, and images from reputable periodicals of the age. * Lyrics of all carols and holiday songs. * Sensational CD of 25 Favorite Carols. * SPECIAL BONUS Songbook. THE MILLENNIA COLLECTION
Vol. # 2 -American Christmas Classics An original and significant collection of Christmas music, history, and art honoring the American heritage. Highly Educational and Entertaining. Read the richly illustrated history about American Christmas music and hear how carols and seasonal favorites sounded from the Revolutionary War era to the 20th century. Uniquely Nostalgic. Relive America's "Golden Age of Christmas Music" from 1934-1958 when the finest holiday songs, still popular today, were first released, and enjoy the wonderful images of America's Christmas past, including Christmas cards from the Victorian Age, illustrated covers from The Saturday Evening Post, Collier's, Scribner's, McCall's, and LIFE magazine, as well as one of the finest collections of American Christmas art from American favorites as Norman Rockwell, N.C. Wyeth, Grandma Moses, Henry Ossa Tanner, and other great artists. Family Heirloom. Collect this second in the planned ground-breaking series of Christmas music products titled THE MILLENNIA COLLECTION: Glorious Christmas Music, Songs and Carols that describes the development of Christmas music since the early centuries of Christianity. Traditional Classics. Reflect upon the spiritual heritage of the American Christmas with world renowned carols, including O Little Town of Bethlehem, Away In a Manger, We Three Kings of Orient Are, and It Came Upon the Midnight Clear. Historic Recordings. Enjoy classic recording« less