Fantasies on traditional Christmas carols from Catalonia, England, Russia, France, Sicily, Czechoslovakia, America, the Philippines, Puerto Rico, and the Middle East for solo harp. Styles range from country western to soft gospel to classical. From the Artist: 'Many cultures celebrate the holiday of Christmas. The songs, languages and customs differ, but one element remains constant - The Gift, whether it be a gift-wrapped under a tree or more spiritual gift of pure love. 'For me, one the greatest gifts is the gift of creativity. Working with these carols, which I have collected over the years, was a revelation for me. The pieces became fantasies rather than tunes. 'Joy to the World,' by Handel, linked itself with the Puerto Rican 'El Nino Jesus'...