“The Wexford Carol” is believed to have come into existence during the 15th or 16th century and walks us through the story of Jesus’s birth.
The song “There She Stands” balances grief with hope.
In this album, Paul Schwartz reimagines sacred sounds and ancient texts into electronic music, then augments them with live vocals and instruments. Fans of classical music, new age music, folk music, and religious music may find that they are enjoying all their favorites together in one package.
Sunlight streams through the windows of the barn-turned-recording studio set back in the Western Massachusetts woods. The music that’s emanating from the four sets of strings feels both new and familiar. It is composed and improvised, uptown and down-home, funky and pastoral—and uniquely American.