December 20, 2016

Wishing you a wonderful festive season and a safe and prosperous New Year.

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4 new Christmas CDs

An Australian Christmas


William G. James : Carol of the Birds   --  : The Silver Stars Are in the Sky --   Christmas Day --   : The Three Drovers  --    The Three Drovers -- Christmas Bush for His Adorning  --    : The Day That Christ Was Born On  --    The Day That Christ Was Born On  --    : Sing Gloria  --   : The Little Town Where Christ Was Born  --    : --    Christmas Night  --    : Noel-Time  --   : The Christmas Tree  --    : Our Lady of December   --    : Golden Day  --    : Country Carol  --    Country Carol  --    : Merry Christmas  --    Ross Edwards: Quem Quaeritis  --    Fader of Hevene  --    Haill! Quene of Heven  --    The Lorde That Lay in Asse Stalle  --    Now the Most High Is Borne  --    Nowell in Bethlehem  --    Elliott Gyger: Ring Out, Wild Bells  --    Ring Out, Wild Bells  --    Stephen Whittington: --    Puer natus in Bethlehem  --    Malcolm Williamson: This Christmas Night  --     Anne Boyd: The Burning Babe  --    Peter Sculthorpe: Awake, Glad Heart  --    Awake, Glad Heart  --    Andrew Ford: Wassails and Lullabies  --    The Song of the Nuns of Chester  --    The Corpus Christi Carol  --    The Gloucestershire Wassail  --    This Endris Night  --      Susanni  --    The Corpus Christi Carol  --    Percussion Interlude - The Coventry Carol  --    --    The Boar's Head Carol  
Southern Star
Tracks : CHRISTOPHER WILLCOCK: Southern Star --  JOHN RUTTER: Mary’s Lullaby --  MICHAEL LEIGHTON JONES: Jesus Christ the Apple Tree --  MICHAEL LEIGHTON JONES: That Lord that Lay in Assë Stall --  WILLIAM KIRKPATRICK arr. DONALD HUNT: Away in a Manger --  ANDREW CARTER: Mary’s Magnificat --  BENJAMIN BRITTEN: A Ceremony of Carols

A Brandenburg Christmas
Track Listing:1. Palestrina Hodie Christus natus est  -- 2. Hildegard von Bingen O Ecclesia  -- 3. Traditional arr. Carter Angelus ad virginem  --  4. Ronzani Alma Redemptoris Mater  --  5. Merula Aria de Ciaconna ‘Su la cetra amorosa’  -- 6. Arañés Chacona ‘A la vida bona’ --  7. Purcell Rejoice in the Lord Alway (The ‘Bell’ Anthem) --  8. Mozart Laudate Dominum  --  9. Joel arr. Lawson Lullabye (Goodnight, My Angel)  -- 10. Traditional arr. Coelho O Come, O Come, Emmanuel --  11. Traditional arr. Coelho The Coventry Carol --  12. Traditional arr. Coelho Noël nouvelet  --  13. Howells Here is the Little Door --  14. Davis arr. Coelho The Little Drummer Boy --  15. Gruber Stille Nacht (Silent Night) --  16. Anonymous arr. Willcocks O Come, All Ye Faithful --  A Noel! Noel! Live Concert Recording -- Australian Brandenburg Orchestra, Brandenburg Choir -- Paul Dyer Conductor And Harpsichord -- Louise Prickett Soprano -- Christina Leonard Saxophone
A christmas gift
Aled Jones, vocals. -- Description: 1 CD ; 12 cm.   Contents: 1. The Rose --  2. Always There --  3. Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring --  4. Panis Angelicus --  5. Count Your Blessings --  6. All Through the Night (Ar Hyd Y Nos) --  7. David of the White Rock --  8. Walking in the Air --  9. My Life Flows On --  10. O For the Wings of a Dove --  11. Edelweiss --  12. Whence Is That Goodly Fragrance? --  13. O Come, O Come Emmanuel --  14. The Angel Gabriel --  15. O Waly, Waly --  16. The Lark in the Clear Air --  17. Away in a Manger --  18. Deep Peace (Gaelic Blessing) --  19. Where'er You Walk --  20. The Little Road to Bethlehem --  21. Silent Night --  22. You Raise Me Up.

Caring for someone at a distance
Abstract: Often, choosing to care for someone from a distance is the best option. This book aims to supply those in this position with all the practical and emotional support they may need. In particular, the book examines topics such as: choices available minimising risks health problems and medication home safety dealing with finances keeping in.

Burnout & compassion fatigue : a guide for mental health professionals and care givers
Mental health care providers are often so dedicated to helping others that they neglect to take care of themselves and risk the possibility of suffering emotional burnout. In Burnout, Compassion Stress and Fatigue: A Guide for Mental Health Professionals and Caregivers, Christine Florio, MSW, LPC, LADC, offers a comprehensive guide to learning about, preventing, and treating burnout and compassion stress and fatigue. Clearly and compassionately written, Florio's book carefully defines the symptoms and suggests ways to decrease or avoid the conditions altogether. Anyone in any profession can be overwhelmed or overstressed, and this wise and concise book can help stop trouble before it starts.

Caregiver's reprieve: a guide to emotional survival when you're caring for someone you love

This book is an excellent resource for anyone facing the challenges of caring for a loved one who needs long term support. The book contains cases which describe the experiences of several prototype situations and the emotions that those involved deal with on a day to day basis. This book highlights the fact that caregiving is a difficult task and that the emotions caregivers feel are common and normal. The book exonerates caregivers who feel guilty for the difficulties that they face and provides the support that we need to carry on. A must read!

Mindfulness for carers : how to manage the demands of caregiving while finding a place for yourself

This book shows how simple mindfulness techniques can help caregivers to manage the stress, anxiety, depression and burnout that too often accompanies the care of people with physical, psychological or emotional needs. The enjoyable mindfulness exercises will help caregivers to regain control and maintain a positive outlook.

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