Ancient Ayres & Carols for Christmas

Terry Tucker & Ardyth Gilbertson

No restraining choir directors touch here, but lively, lusty, earthy carols that have stood the test of time long before muzak and shopping malls peddled the carols that we mostly hear today. Details of each carol are there when you hover over 'story'.

These carols from the folk traditions of Britain, Germany, Spain, France and the Appalachian mountains of the U.S. are ancient, some from pre-Christian traditions. The melodies are suported by drum, tambourine and other percussion, piano, alto recorder and autoharp, Terry has been collecting carols for many years and she and Ardyth have been singing and arranging them long enough to want to share them with you.

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