Celtic Woman is all-female Irish musical ensemble conceived and created by David Kavanagh,Sharon Browne and David Downes,a former musical director of the Irish stage show Riverdance. In 2004, he recruited five Irish female musicians whohad not previously performed together: vocalists Chloë Agnew, Órla Fallon, Lisa Kelly and Méav NíMhaolchatha, and fiddler Máiréad Nesbitt,and shaped them into the first lineup of the group that he named « CelticWoman », a specialty group. Downes chose a repertoire that ranged fromtraditional Celtic tunes to modernsongs. The group’s line-up has changed over the years; in 2009, the groupconsisted of Chloë Agnew, Lynn Hilary, Lisa Kelly,Alex Sharpe and fiddlerMáiréad Nesbitt; Alex Sharpe left the group in May 2010. Eleven albums havebeen released under the name « Celtic Woman »: Celtic Woman, Celtic Woman: A Christmas Celebration, Celtic Woman:A New Journey, Celtic Woman:The Greatest Journey, Celtic Woman:Songs from the Heart, Celtic Woman:Lullaby, Celtic Woman:Believe, Celtic Woman:Home for Christmas, CelticWoman: Emerald – Musical Gems, Celtic Woman:Destiny, Celtic Woman:Voices of Angels, and Celtic Woman:Ancient Land. The grouphas undertaken a number of world tours. Cumulatively, albums by Celtic Womanhave sold over nine million records worldwide.The foundation for Celtic music’spopularity outside Ireland and Europe was built by tapping into the success ofartists such as Enya, Moya Brennanand Clannad,along with stage shows Riverdanceand Lord of theDance. Celtic Womanhas been described as being « Riverdancefor the voice. »Celtic Womanhas been named Billboard World AlbumArtist of the Year six times (Wikipedia)

Le menu :

1. Winter Wonderland

2. What Child Is This?

3. We Wish You A Merry Christmas

4. I’ll Be Home For Christmas

5. Hark The Herald Angels Sing

6. Santa Claus Is Coming To Town

7. We Three Kings

8. Carol of the Bells

9. O Tannenbaum

10. Silent Night

11. It s Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas

12. The Light of Christmas Morn

13. It Came Upon A Midnight Clear

14. Auld Lang Syne

15. Joy To The World

16. Away In A Manger (Bonus)

17. The Christmas Song (Bonus)

18. In The Bleak Midwinter (Bonus)

19.Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas (Bonus)

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Le Menu

1.Winter Wonderland
2.What Child Is This?
3.We Wish You A Merry Christmas
4.I’ll Be Home For Christmas
5.Hark The Herald Angels Sing
6.Santa Claus Is Coming To Town
7.We Three Kings
8.Carol of the Bells
9.O Tannenbaum
10.Silent Night
11.It s Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas
12.The Light of Christmas Morn
13.It Came Upon A Midnight Clear
14.Auld Lang Syne
15.Joy To The World
16.Away In A Manger (Bonus)
17.The Christmas Song (Bonus)
18.In The Bleak Midwinter (Bonus)
19.Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas (Bonus)