Bio Through his performances, his teaching, and his recordings, Ed Sweeney honors people and their history by presenting music that entertains as well as educates. He uses his musical expertise, breadth of knowledge, and wonderful sense of humor to help listeners come to understand the motivations, stories, and culture that have made us what we are today.
Dancing to a haunting waltz from Bangers & Mash at Fezziwig's.
Dickens pared down A Christmas Carol for his public readings. Dickens' name had become so synonymous with Christmas that on hearing of his death in 1870 a little costermonger's girl in London asked, "Mr. Dickens dead? Then will Father Christmas die too?" Tiny Tim's Ailment.
1. Gloucestershire Wassail. Listen to Charles Dickens Christmas in full in the this site app. Play on this site.
Charles Dickens Christmas is a English album released on Jul 1998. Charles Dickens Christmas Album has 17 songs sung by Ed Sweeney. Listen to all songs in high quality & download Charles Dickens Christmas songs on Gaana.
A Dickens fair, Dickens Christmas fair, or Dickens festival is weekend or multi-weekend gathering, usually held in the United States, open to the public and typically commercial in nature, which attempts to recreate a Victorian English setting reminiscent of the novels of Charles Dickens. Events may be outdoor, indoor or a combination of the two. The great majority are Christmas-themed, a reflection of the enduring legacy of Dickens' novella A Christmas Carol.
|3||The Leading Of The Star / Snowflake Reel||1:39|
|4||Bring A Torch, Jeanette Isabella / I Saw Three Ships||2:03|
|5||Cradle Song (Away In The Manger)||2:01|
|6||O Come O Come Emmanuel||2:08|
|9||Ode To Joy / Angels We Have Heard On High||2:52|
|10||O Holy Night||3:49|
|11||Jesu, Joy Of Man's Desiring||0:58|
|14||Good Christian Men Rejoice||1:19|
|15||Greensleaves (What Child Is This)||1:40|
|16||Sir Roger De Coverley||1:30|
|17||Good King Wencelas||3:31|
NotesCD Version of the LP, Inside Fezziwig's (The Spirit Of Christmas Past)
CD released 1992; LP released 1988
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