A Scottish Christmas - Bonnie Rideout, Maggie Sansone, & Al Petteway
A Scottish Christmas - 1996 (Maggie's Music)
Traditional Scottish carols, wassail tunes, strathspeys and reels for the celebration of Christmas, Hogmanay and the New Year, featuring Bonnie Rideout on Scottish fiddle, Al Petteway on guitar & cittern, Maggie Sansone on hammered dulcimer, Eric Rigler (the piper on the Braveheart soundtrack) on Highland bagpipes, Scottish smallpipes & Uilleann pipes, with cello and percussion. (60:20 minutes)
"Ancient and infectious...one of the best selling CDs of the season and so compelling no matter what the listener's ancestry."
- CBS-TV's Sunday Morning
"Top 10 Holiday Picks"Tempos are leisurely, the better to let the melodies ring; the tone is pristine."
- The New York Times
The CD Includes: O Come O Come Emmanuel/God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen, Here We Come A'Wassailing/Bottom of the Punch Bowl, Christmas Duanag/Hark the Bonny Christ Church Bells, What Child is This, Rock Thee O Child/Christ Child's Lullaby, Da Day Dawis/Christmas Day i' Da Moornin, Adeste Fidelis, Baloo Lammy, Gloomy Winter, The Huntsman's Bag of Grain/Goosegirl's Song/New Year.., New Year's Day/On Christmas Night, Yeoman's Carol/Sound of Sleat, Rorate, All Sons of Adam, Auld Lang Syne.