Westcott Community

The Westcott Neighborhood of Syracuse, NY

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Saturday December 1 2018
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Bells & Motley – Performing An International Christmas

Hosted by: Petit Branch Library

Petit presents – An International Christmas – Music and Traditions of Christmastide, Long Ago and Far Away
With Bells & Motley Olden Music, featuring John and Sondra Bromka

The evocative sounds of Bells & Motley’s array of rare historic and folk musical instruments lead us together into the nooks and crannies of Christmastide and the Mid-Winter celebrations of many lands. From festive tunes for dance and procession, to ballads and carols for chorusing – this rich and festive holiday musical program features seasonal aires, songs, and long-held traditions. Instruments include the hurdy gurdy, French and Northumbrian bagpipes, Celtic harp, Swedish nykleharpa, Irish pennywhistle, and much more, to please the eye, the ear, and the heart.

Made possible in part by a state grant secured by Senator John A. DeFrancisco.