Christmas Songs of Portugal (1955) recorded by Laura Boulton CD
"This item is part of the Folkways archives. The original liner notes from the LP are included."
When this album was recorded in the 1950s, Estrella Church in Lisbon celebrated Christmas with a choir, a bagpiper and an elephant. Hear some of the sacred favorites of the season, generally sung unaccompanied. (On this recording, elephant not included.)
101 Quem Diremos Nós Viva? (Whom Shall We Tell That He Lives?) n/a 2:15 102 Boa Noite...Senhores (Good Evening, Milords) n/a 2:04 103 Encontrei a Maria (I Met Mary) n/a 1:42 104 Sao Chegados Os Trez Reis (The Three Kings Have Arrived) n/a 3:28 105 Viemos Do Mando de Deus (We Come Here Sent by God) n/a 2:52 201 Vimos Dar As Boas Festas (We Come to Bring You Our Best Wishes) n/a 4:25 202 A Senhora Da Paz (Our Lady of Peace) n/a 1:48 203 Cancao Dos Reis (Song of the Kings) n/a 1:57 204 Viva La! (Long Live There!) n/a 2:23 205 Female Chorus n/a 1:51 206 Pinheiros Do Natal (Christmas Pine Trees) n/a 1:00