Friday, December 25, 2009

Joyeux Noël

Merry Christmas!

I added a page of sounds on my website.

Recorded today, The Carol of the Cherry Tree, an old 15th century English ballad. I know it from Jean Ritchie's version, and sing it every year at our friend Neil Martinson's SMiLE Christmas extravaganza. This year was no exception, and a very fun evening indeed. I also did Rockin' Around the Christmas Tree, and John Cale's A Child's Christmas in Wales.

Here is what my windows look like in the afternoon sunlight:

Sometimes I dream of being snowed in around this time of year and this would be the place for it:

(From the very fine blog Fine Little Day)

Best Wishes to all!!!