Christmas Around the World CD from Putumayo Presents
Published on Tuesday, December 17, 2013 - 8:59am
Looking for music for your upcoming holiday party?
If you'd like to hear something different, Christmas Around the World, which is part of Putumayo Presents' "Holiday" collection, features favorite holiday songs and carols with an international flavor.
Artists from Haiti, Barbados, Cuba, and Puerto Rico are among those included on the album. From the U.S., hear the sounds of Louisiana's Cajun heritage in in an original song "St. Nicholas" and in "We Three Kings" a familiar carol. Tracks are primarily sung in French and Spanish; others are instrumental. One of the instruments featured on the album is steel drums!
Accompanying notes explain each country's Christmas traditions and a brief biography of the artist.
Also, browse our holiday CDs for adults and children!
Copies are available to check out from the library.