The Mummer's Dance --- Loreena McKennitt, Canadian musician, composer, harpist, accordionist and pianist who writes and performs world music with Celtic and Middle Eastern themes. Known for her refined and clear dramatic soprano vocals. Released from album The Book of Secrets (1997). Song refers to seasonal Mummers Play performed by groups of actors, often as house-to-house visits. Became surprise hit in the U.S.
Internationally acclaimed Canadian singer-composer Loreena McKennitt was appointed as Honorary Colonel of the Royal Canadian Air Force in August 2014. She had previously served as Honorary Colonel of 435 Transport and Rescue Squadron at 17 Wing Winnipeg, Manitoba