Winter Harp members spent considerable time researching music for this album -- to find beautiful, rarely-heard carols which they recorded intermingled with well-loved favorites. The album opens with a haunting Celtic ballad. The spirited song relates the legend of three mysterious ships that appear on the sea on Christmas Day. The album closes with a centuries-old Gaelic melody about a magical star-lit Christmas night. Throughout the album, medieval, Spanish and Celtic carols mix with all-time favorites such as God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen, The Huron Carol and What Child is This? From dance-like Basque carols, to haunting lullabies, this is Yuletide music at its best.