June 26, 2022

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Travel in space and time with the most beautiful Christmas songs – Musica Maestro

One of the many legends related to the character of Santa Claus wants Santa Claus to live in Rovaniemi, Lapland. And our journey through space and time begins in Finland to suggest some of the most beloved Christmas melodies of all time, along with songs that belong to local traditions.

The songs we listen to in this episode are:
“Let Christmas Come” – Lahti Convent Symphony Orchestra. Esa Heikkilä (cd BIS)
Staffan greeting song – St. Jacobs Chamber Deer Choir. Gary Graden (CD BIS)
‘listen! Angels sing’ (Felix Mendelssohn) – Westminster Abbey Choir Abbey. Simon Preston (CD Deutsche Grammophon)
“See Amidst the Winter Snow” – King’s College Choir dir. David Wilcox (CD Warner)
“Away in the Manger” – Anthony Way (CD Decca)
“In the middle of a bleak winter” (Harold Dark) – St. John’s College, Abbey. George Guest (CD Chandos)
“Angels Carol” (John Rutter) – Toronto Abbey Children’s Choir. Jan Ashworth Bartel (CD Emb)
“Joy to the World” (Haendel) – Worcester Cathedral Choir dir. Donald Hunt (CD Naxos).
“The Concert on Christmas Eve” (Arcangelo Corelli) – Brandeburg Consort dir. Roy Goodman (CD Hyperion)
“Farewell to the Shepherd” (Hector Berlioz) – choir of the Cathedral of Wales Abbey. Matthew Owens (CDBBC)
“O Holy Night” – St. Philip’s Boy Choir (cd Music Club)
“Christmas Eve” – ​​Cohen’s Children’s Chorus. Jerry Chvala (edit disc)
“O Tannenbaum” – NHK Children’s Choir Tokyo (CD Columbia)
“A rose has sprouted” (Michael Praetorius) – Regensburger Domspatzen dir. George Ratzinger (CD Deutsche Grammophon)
“Silent Night” – Vienna Coral for Boys (CD Point)

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