Mark O'Connor's "An Appalachian Christmas" Opens Up the Possibilities of a "Traditional" Yuletide | Beaufort County Now | Mark O'Connor has bridged two worlds of music; consequently, for those of us that appreciate both traditional and progressive bluegrass / Classical string movements expanding our moods or spirits, we well appreciate the "An Appalachian Christmas" concept of lofty melodic expression.

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    Mark O'Connor has bridged two worlds of music; consequently, for those of us who appreciate both traditional and progressive bluegrass / Classical string movements expanding our moods or spirits, we well appreciate the "An Appalachian Christmas" concept of lofty melodic expression. Melody and the Christmas celebration take the same walk down a very pretty path, so discovering great creative talents, such as Mark O'Connor, and bringing that small joy to others is my small Christmas to everyone.


From "An Appalachian Christmas" Tour, the "Beautiful Star of Bethlehem", the Mark O'Connor Band, featuring Mark O'Connor, Maggie O'Connor, Kate Lee O'Connor and Forrest O'Connor is great benefit to expanding the cheer of our Christmas Season: Below.



Vince Guaraldi's "Linus and Lucy", and it is spectacular: Below.



Mark O'Connor's extended treatment of "Silent Night" in fiddle /violin format is quite lovely: Below.



    Publisher's note: If you are really in the Christmas spirit, or just in the need for more, please click here to access all of the holiday spirit in melody and narrative that BCN can harness and offer for this Yuletide Season.
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