Down Came An Angel - Music For Christmas / Jacqueline Schwab

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Before television or radio, the piano was the focal point of the home. Holiday recordings such as Jacqueline Schwab's DOWN CAME AN ANGEL evoke the spirit of days gone by.
Best known for her solo piano soundtracks to Ken Burns's PBS documentaries, Schwab has a quaint, inviting touch on the keyboard and a wonderful appreciation of Appalachian musical tradition. The result is a warm, familiar Christmas sound filled with nostalgia. Schwab's piano shimmers with a delightful tone, like a parlor with a fireplace on a snowy day.
Though the album is entirely instrumental, the traditional hymns, carols, and spirituals were meant to be sung. To that end, the producers have included lyric sheets, giving families the opportunity to gather around the piano once again to experience a Christmas tradition.


Product Description:


  • Catalog Number: DOR-90275


  • UPC: 053479027528


  • Label: Dorian


  • Composer: Henry Walford Davies, John Henry Hopkins Jr., John Jacob Niles, Richard Storrs Willis, Traditional, William James Kirkpatrick


  • Performer: Jacqueline Schwab