MP3 Lee Murdock - Christmas Goes to Sea
Beautiful 6x6-inch Gift book and CD: Music of Christmas Tree Ships and the Sea, with 18 paintings, watercolors, drawings.
11 MP3 Songs
POP: Folky Pop, FOLK: Modern Folk
This is truly a "Christmas album" ...
of holiday art and music.
11 songs are illustrated with
18 images by
8 of our favorite artists.
The hardcover book is perfect for gift-giving and holiday grab-bags. The book measures 6 1/4 x 6 1/4 inches square, and is 48 pages from cover to cover.
Charles Vickery--Cover art, "Adventure Bound," plus four additional images inside the book. Includes two of Vickery''s very famous images of Chicago''s Christmas tree ship.
Charles Rosner (1894-1975) maritime artist, courtesy of Mystic Seaport Museum.
Drawing: "Christmas in the Foc''sle" 1927
Hugh O''Connor (Detroit, Michigan)
Marcia Moses (Canton, Ohio)
Peter Rindlisbacher (Amherstburg, Ontario)
Michael Blaser (Davenport, Iowa)
Howard Sivertson (Grand Marais, Minnesota)
and two of the famous Christmas collectors'' plates by the Royal Copenhagen Porcelain Company.
In a further cross-pollination of art and music, three of these tunes are poems, set to music by Lee Murdock.
Bell Buoy on Christmas Day, by Charles Francis Richardson, 1888 (He was a lighthouse keeper along the Maine coast).
Blessed Christmas Morn, by Robert Louis Stevenson (originally published by Stevenson as "Christmas at Sea")
Christmas Goes to Sea, by Rachel Field, 1941
One other poem, A Sailor''s Carol, was set to music by Gordon Bok.