Horatio Parker, The Holy Child; A Cantata for Christmastide
Ruth Warner has also written about this scene and has citied the importance of the specific day of the Christmastide
rituals that Tolstoy chooses for this transformative moment.
Weintraub crafts a concise study of this pivotal meeting during that momentous Christmastide
The bishop further said the official Christmas season, popularly known as either Christmastide
or the Twelve Days of Christmas, extends from the anniversary of Christ's birth on December 25 to the Feast of Epiphany on January 6.
Christmas is central to the Christmas and holiday season, and in Christianity marks the beginning of the larger season of Christmastide
, which lasts twelve days.
We thought it was going to be a slow-burn Christmastide
, but it turned out to be a long freeze instead, with the weather playing havoc to shoppers' plans," Dr Tim Denison, Synovate's director of retail intelligence said.
is upon us, so it seems appropriate to mention folks involved with the development of Catholic schools in Jerusalem, where Jesus was brought up as a child.
Christmas techinically begins with Advent on December 1, which then marks the start of Christmastide
or the 12 Days of Christmas (four calling birds, three French hens etc), which culminate on Twelfth Night or Epiphany.
Professor Bedier, of the College de France, saild [sic] for home at Christmastide
, and arrived safely.
If all you know of composer Stephen Paulus is his famous "This Christmastide
," a lovely and radiant carol written for Jessye Norman, then you will likely be astonished at the complexity and potent modernity of these songs.
is clearly the focus of the liturgical embellishments recorded in the manuscript, (12) but the few folios devoted to Advent (fols.
Not surprisingly, the medieval Church tried on a number of occasions to extirpate remnants of Saturnalian excess that continued to disrupt the solemnity of Advent and Christmastide