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Polish Christmas Music & Carols


Our delightful medley of traditional Polish Christmas music and Polish carols recount the Christmas season in a way that typifies Polish heritage as a whole. Music is a true and timeless gift, to yourself or your loved ones, that will surely help spread peace, joy, and hope throughout the season. Explore the lovely collection we’ve curated, and read on to learn more about traditional Polish carols and the history that makes them so enchanting.

The carol, or koleda in Polish (from the Latin "calendae"), is a song thematically connected with Christmas, and carols are sung in Poland from December 24 to February 2 — that is, to the feast of the Presentation of the Lord, or Candlemas. The carol comes from the sphere of folk culture and the tradition of singing at home. In the folk repertoire, carols hold a special place, not only in view of their specific character and variety but also for their sheer number. For centuries, they were composed in monasteries, royal courts, knights' castles, and the courts of the nobility. Their authors were members of the Polish clergy, church organists, parish school teachers, and on occasion our distinguished writers and poets. The musical canvas of the Polish carol is formed above all by the melodies and rhythms of dances such as mazurkas, krakowiaks, obereks, kujawiaks, polonaises, and sentimental dumkas or elegies. Many Christmas carols likewise possess a touch of majestic choruses and hymns, whose melody line and deep theological content testify to their origins in Latin Gregorian chant (From the introduction by Wanda Gladysz to "The Pastoral Mass").
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17 Zim by Pod Buda 17 Zim by Pod Buda [ch]

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This CD features Paul Dudasik on the piano, Steve Forniak on the sax, Stas Bulanda on the concertina, Bennie Gorak on drums and Marty Drazek on the turmpet. A Honky Style Christmas - Stas Bulanda and the Old School Review [ch]

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A definitive collection of Polish carols performed by the Lira Singers female ensemble and the Lira Orchestra with handbells. Includes "Lulajze Jezuniu", " Bog sie rodzi", Wsrod nocnej ciszy", "Przystapmy do szopy", "Gdy sie Chrystus rodzi", "Oj Maluski", A Polish Christmas By The Lira Ensemble [ch]

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A Very Merry Christmas A Very Merry Christmas By Stas Bulanda [ch]

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Stas Bulanda's Average Polka Band

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Fourteen traditional Polish carols sung by the Polish Song and Dance Ensemble SLASK.  This album was originally released in 1966 as a 33 1/3 LP vinyl recording.  This CD was released in 2007 for the first time on disc.  A classic album. Christmas Carols - Przy Stole Wigilijnym by Slask [ch]

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Sixteen Christmas Polkas, all English vocals, sung by various artists. Light and lively Christmas music, which gets you toe-tapping in a hurry! Christmas Polkas - Various Artists [ch]

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My first contact with Boney M (pronounced Bonnie M) was in my student days in Krakow. This Euro-Disco group was a European phenomenon in the 1970's and their popularity continues today.  Created by German record producer Frank Farian the group stayed toge Christmas With Boney M [ch]

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The children's choir "Duszki" was founded in Gdynia in 1992 by Fr. Krzystof Homoncik. Here is a selection of Polish carols, both traditional and contemporary performed under his direction. Duszki Spiewaja Koledy: Przyjdz Juz Jezu [ch]

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Village Christmas music performed by Kapela Drewutnia, a group devoted to preserving ancient folk traditions and playing traditional folk instruments including mountain bagpipes. Dzwieki Ze Stajenki - Kapela Drewutnia [ch]

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Mr. Chester A. Duda, the musical director of Mater Dolores Church of Holyoke, Massachusetts, became organist and choirmaster in 1943. Upon assuming his duties, he began to reorganize the choir and the group has since grown in size and stature Echoes of a Polish Christmas By the Mater Dolorosa Choir [ch]

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By the Mater Dolorosa Choir of Holyoke, Mass.

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Eddie Blazonczyk was a native Chicagoan, son of Fred and Antoinette Blazonczyk, who for years operated the Pulaski Village Ballroom and later the Club Antoinette in Chicago. Eddie Blazonczyk's Versatones Holiday Favorites - 26 Songs! [ch]

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By Eddie Blazonczyk with the Versatones.

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Selection of 19 traditional Polish koledy and pastoralki performed by the Golec Brothers Orchestra. Golec Orkiestra - Nieziemskie Granie Dla Ciebie Panie (2CD) [ch]

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Traditional village Christmas music sung by the young adult folk group "Mlodzi Janowiacy" playing traditional folk instruments. Hej Koleda - Mlodzi Janowiacy [ch]

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Delightful album of traditional Polish Christmas Carols (koledy) sung in a modern style by the Children's Choir of the Most Sacred Heart Of Jesus Parish in Bytom, Poland.  This is their fifth CD. Koledujmy Razem By Latorosle [ch]

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Traditional Polish carols sung by Jacek Lech, former lead singer of the famous Polish rock band, Czerwono-Czarni. KOLEDY - Jacek Lech [ch]

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A beautiful selection of Polish carols by three stars of Polish opera, Wieslaw Ochman, Bernard Ladysz and Leonard A. Mroz. Koledy - Ladysz, Ochman, Mroz [ch]

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Koledy By Monika Borys [ch] Koledy By Monika Borys [ch]

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