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The First Noels

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Pagan Roots
First of seven weekday programmes presented by Sir Geraint Evans.
With the William Byrd Choir and the Choir of the Queen's College, Oxford Is The Holly and the Ivy a Christian hymn or a pagan fertility song?
Sir Geraint Evans looks back to medieval times and beyond, to the pagan festivals at the heart of the old Christmas.
The carols sung are: The
Holly and the Ivy; Deck the Halls; The Boar's Head Carol; and The Old Grey Goose. (R)

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Presented By: Sir Geraint Evans.
Unknown: William Byrd Choir
Unknown: Sir Geraint Evans

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