The Renaissance Revelers Madrigal ensemble performs medieval and renaissance music in the greater Washington D.C. area. The ensemble has performed at the Maryland Renaissance Festival annually since 1987 and at the Washington National Cathedral for it's Fall Open House and Christmas celebrations. The ensemble has also performed at the White House for two Christmas season celebrations, the Pageant of Peace on the Washington D.C. Mall, the Maryland State House in Annapolis, the Walters Gallery, Baltimore Maryland in celebration of the 200th anniversary of the Catholic Archdiocese of Baltimore, the Lutheran Reformation Service, held at the Washington National Cathedral, and at the Kennedy Center during the Christmas season. The ensemble was co-founded by the present director, Karen Cain, and David and Laura Ash in 1985. This recording is really two recordings, one made in 1995, at Grace Lutheran Church in Washington D.C. and the other, made in 2002 at Cue Recording Studios, Falls Church, Virginia.