A Midwinter Night's Dream

~ Release by Loreena McKennitt (see all versions of this release, 8 available)

Annotation

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* On tracks 1, 4, 6, 7, 8 and 12 Brian Hughes performs guitar synthesizer (electric guitar has been used instead).

Annotation last modified on 2009-03-03 01:02 UTC.

Tracklist

CD 1
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1The Holly & The Ivy
recording engineer and mixer:
Stuart Bruce (from 2008-06-15 until 2008-06-25)
additional engineer:
Robin Baynton (from 2008-06-15 until 2008-06-25), Adam Daniels (from 2008-06-15 until 2008-06-25) and Greg Freeman (US sound engineer & bass player) (from 2008-06-15 until 2008-06-25)
acoustic bass guitar and electric bass guitar:
Simon Edwards (bassist)
acoustic guitar and electric guitar:
Brian Hughes (guitarist)
cello:
Caroline Lavelle
hurdy gurdy:
Ben Grossman
piano and lead vocals:
Loreena McKennitt
viola:
Donald Quan
violin:
Hugh Marsh
recording of:
The Holly & The Ivy
additional lyricist:
Loreena McKennitt
lyricist:
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist)
composer:
Loreena McKennitt
is based on:
The Holly and the Ivy
44:50
2Un Flambeau, Jeannette, Isabelle
recording engineer and mixer:
Stuart Bruce (from 2008-06-15 until 2008-06-25)
additional engineer:
Robin Baynton (from 2008-06-15 until 2008-06-25), Adam Daniels (from 2008-06-15 until 2008-06-25) and Greg Freeman (US sound engineer & bass player) (from 2008-06-15 until 2008-06-25)
accordion:
Loreena McKennitt
cello:
Caroline Lavelle
hurdy gurdy and percussion:
Ben Grossman
Irish bouzouki:
Brian Hughes (guitarist)
mbira:
Simon Edwards (bassist)
percussion:
Rick Lazar
viola:
Donald Quan
violin:
Hugh Marsh
arranger:
Loreena McKennitt
recording of:
Un flambeau, Jeannette, Isabelle
lyricist and composer:
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist)
33:06
3The Seven Rejoices of Mary
recording engineer and mixer:
Stuart Bruce (from 2008-06-15 until 2008-06-25)
additional engineer:
Robin Baynton (from 2008-06-15 until 2008-06-25), Adam Daniels (from 2008-06-15 until 2008-06-25) and Greg Freeman (US sound engineer & bass player) (from 2008-06-15 until 2008-06-25)
accordion and harp and lead vocals:
Loreena McKennitt
acoustic bass guitar and electric bass guitar:
Simon Edwards (bassist)
cello:
Caroline Lavelle
Irish bouzouki:
Brian Hughes (guitarist)
laouto [greek lute]:
Στρατής Ψαραδέλλης
viola:
Donald Quan
violin:
Hugh Marsh
arranger:
Loreena McKennitt
recording of:
The Seven Rejoices of Mary
lyricist and composer:
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist)
part of:
Roud Folk Song Index (number: 278)
version of:
Dives and Lazarus
54:34
4Noël Nouvelet !
recording engineer and mixer:
Stuart Bruce (from 2008-06-15 until 2008-06-25)
additional engineer:
Robin Baynton (from 2008-06-15 until 2008-06-25), Adam Daniels (from 2008-06-15 until 2008-06-25) and Greg Freeman (US sound engineer & bass player) (from 2008-06-15 until 2008-06-25)
accordion and lead vocals:
Loreena McKennitt
cello:
Caroline Lavelle
electric guitar and Irish bouzouki:
Brian Hughes (guitarist)
hurdy gurdy and percussion:
Ben Grossman
laouto [greek lute] and lyre:
Στρατής Ψαραδέλλης
percussion:
Rick Lazar
strings:
Simon Edwards (bassist)
tabla:
Donald Quan
violin:
Hugh Marsh
arranger:
Loreena McKennitt
recording of:
Noël nouvelet
composer:
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist)
35:12
5Good King Wenceslas
assistant recording engineer:
Russell Kearney
recording engineer:
Stuart Bruce (from 1995-07-20 until 1995-07-22)
additional engineer:
Russell Kearney, Brad Nelson and Mark Peters (engineer)
assistant producer:
Brian Hughes (guitarist)
producer:
Loreena McKennitt
mixer:
Jeff Wolpert
accordion:
Donald Quan
acoustic guitar:
Dan Ar Braz and Aidan Brennan
double bass:
George Koller
harp and lead vocals:
Loreena McKennitt
percussion:
Rick Lazar and Hossam Ramzy
uilleann pipes and whistle:
Robert A. White
violin:
Hugh Marsh and Waiel Abo Baker Ali
arranger:
Loreena McKennitt
recorded at:
Real World Studios in Box, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom (from 1995-07-20 until 1995-07-22)
mixed at:
Metalworks Studios (Studio, Mississauga, ON) in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
recording of:
Good King Wenceslas
lyricist:
John Mason Neale (in 1853)
composer:
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (from 1201 until 1301)
arranger:
Thomas Helmore (in 1853)
is based on:
Tempus adest floridum
33:17
6Coventry Carol
additional recording engineer:
Jeff Wolpert
recording engineer:
Theo Mondle (on 1994-12-02)
assistant producer:
Brian Hughes (guitarist)
producer:
Loreena McKennitt
mixer:
Jeff Wolpert
acoustic guitar and electric guitar:
Brian Hughes (guitarist)
harp and lead vocals:
Loreena McKennitt
violin:
Hugh Marsh
arranger:
Loreena McKennitt
recorded at:
KCRW Studios in Santa Monica, California, United States (on 1994-12-02)
mixed at:
Metalworks Studios (Studio, Mississauga, ON) in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
recording of:
Coventry Carol
lyricist and composer:
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist)
32:19
7God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen (Abdelli version)
recording engineer:
Stuart Bruce (from 1995-07-20 until 1995-07-22)
additional engineer:
Russell Kearney, Brad Nelson and Mark Peters (engineer)
mixer:
Jeff Wolpert
acoustic guitar and electric guitar:
Brian Hughes (guitarist)
cello:
Caroline Lavelle
double bass:
George Koller
mandola and background vocals:
Abdelli
percussion:
Rick Lazar and Hossam Ramzy
shawm:
Robert A. White
tabla:
Donald Quan
violin:
Hugh Marsh and Waiel Abo Baker Ali
lead vocals:
Loreena McKennitt
arranger:
Loreena McKennitt
recording of:
God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen (traditional, no arrangement credits here)
lyricist and composer:
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist)
part of:
Roud Folk Song Index (number: 394)
47:20
8Snow
assistant recording engineer:
Russell Kearney
recording engineer:
Stuart Bruce (from 1995-07-20 until 1995-07-22)
additional engineer:
Russell Kearney, Brad Nelson and Mark Peters (engineer)
assistant producer:
Brian Hughes (guitarist)
producer:
Loreena McKennitt
mixer:
Jeff Wolpert
accordion:
Donald Quan
acoustic guitar:
Aidan Brennan
acoustic guitar and electric guitar:
Brian Hughes (guitarist)
cello:
Caroline Lavelle
double bass:
George Koller
harp and lead vocals:
Loreena McKennitt
percussion:
Rick Lazar
violin:
Hugh Marsh
whistle:
Robert A. White
recorded at:
Real World Studios in Box, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom (from 1995-07-20 until 1995-07-22)
mixed at:
Metalworks Studios (Studio, Mississauga, ON) in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
recording of:
Snow
lyricist:
Archibald Lampman
composer:
Loreena McKennitt
45:06
9Breton Carol
recording engineer and mixer:
Stuart Bruce (from 2008-06-15 until 2008-06-25)
additional engineer:
Robin Baynton (from 2008-06-15 until 2008-06-25), Adam Daniels (from 2008-06-15 until 2008-06-25) and Greg Freeman (US sound engineer & bass player) (from 2008-06-15 until 2008-06-25)
acoustic bass guitar and electric bass guitar:
Simon Edwards (bassist)
acoustic guitar and electric guitar:
Brian Hughes (guitarist)
cello:
Caroline Lavelle
harp:
Loreena McKennitt
percussion:
Ben Grossman
viola:
Donald Quan
violin:
Hugh Marsh
arranger:
Loreena McKennitt
recording of:
Breton Carol
composer:
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist)
33:30
10Seeds of Love
assistant recording engineer:
Russell Kearney
recording engineer:
Stuart Bruce (from 1995-07-20 until 1995-07-22)
additional engineer:
Russell Kearney, Brad Nelson and Mark Peters (engineer)
assistant producer:
Brian Hughes (guitarist)
producer:
Loreena McKennitt
additional mixer and additional editor:
Stuart Bruce
mixer:
Jeff Wolpert
acoustic guitar:
Aidan Brennan
acoustic guitar and electric guitar:
Brian Hughes (guitarist)
cello:
Caroline Lavelle
double bass:
George Koller
keyboard and lead vocals:
Loreena McKennitt
uilleann pipes and whistle:
Robert A. White
viola:
Donald Quan
violin:
Hugh Marsh
recorded at:
Real World Studios in Box, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom (from 1995-07-20 until 1995-07-22)
mixed at:
Metalworks Studios (Studio, Mississauga, ON) in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
recording of:
Seeds of Love
lyricist:
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist)
composer:
Loreena McKennitt
44:54
11Gloucestershire Wassail
recording engineer and mixer:
Stuart Bruce (from 2008-06-15 until 2008-06-25)
additional engineer:
Robin Baynton (from 2008-06-15 until 2008-06-25), Adam Daniels (from 2008-06-15 until 2008-06-25) and Greg Freeman (US sound engineer & bass player) (from 2008-06-15 until 2008-06-25)
lead vocals:
Bob Berry (Folk singer), Gill Berry, Bernard Coulter, Loreena McKennitt, Ellen Robotham, Philippa Toulson and Eddie Upton
arranger:
Loreena McKennitt
recorded at:
Real World Studios in Box, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom (from 2008-06-15 until 2008-06-25)
recording of:
Gloucestershire Wassail (from 2008-06-15 until 2008-06-25)
lyricist and composer:
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist)
part of:
Roud Folk Song Index (number: 209)
22:39
12Emmanuel
recording engineer and mixer:
Stuart Bruce (from 2008-06-15 until 2008-06-25)
additional engineer:
Robin Baynton (from 2008-06-15 until 2008-06-25), Adam Daniels (from 2008-06-15 until 2008-06-25) and Greg Freeman (US sound engineer & bass player) (from 2008-06-15 until 2008-06-25)
acoustic guitar and electric guitar:
Brian Hughes (guitarist)
cello:
Caroline Lavelle
keyboard and lead vocals:
Loreena McKennitt
viola:
Donald Quan
violin:
Hugh Marsh
arranger:
Loreena McKennitt
recording of:
O come, O come, Emmanuel (Hymn)
composer:
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist)
arranger:
Thomas Helmore
translator:
Thomas Alexander Lacey
arrangement of:
O Come, O Come Emmanuel (unknown version)
44:55
13In the Bleak Midwinter
recording engineer and mixer:
Stuart Bruce (from 2008-06-15 until 2008-06-25)
additional engineer:
Robin Baynton (from 2008-06-15 until 2008-06-25), Adam Daniels (from 2008-06-15 until 2008-06-25) and Greg Freeman (US sound engineer & bass player) (from 2008-06-15 until 2008-06-25)
acoustic bass guitar and electric bass guitar:
Simon Edwards (bassist)
acoustic guitar and electric guitar:
Brian Hughes (guitarist)
cello:
Caroline Lavelle
harp:
Loreena McKennitt
viola:
Donald Quan
violin:
Hugh Marsh
arranger:
Loreena McKennitt
recording of:
In the Bleak Midwinter (Gustav Holst version)
lyricist:
Christina Rossetti
composer:
Gustav Holst (composer) (in 1906)
is based on:
Cranham (hymn tune)
version of:
In the Bleak Midwinter (poem)
part of:
3 Hymns for the English Hymnal
42:44

Credits

Release

design/illustration:John Nobrega
graphic design:De St. Croix & Associates Ltd.
additional producer:Brian Hughes (guitarist)
producer:Loreena McKennitt
mastering:Bob Ludwig (mastering engineer)