A Classically Austin Christmas 2015-Reflections and Selections-On this special edition of Classical Austin, luminaries of the classical music scene in Ausitn, reflect upon the carols and songs that have special meaning to them this time of year. It's a virtual sonic Christmas Card. Dianne Donovan-producer/editor/host. (1 hour)

*Note-This show will also air on Wednesday evening at 9pm and on Christmas Day @ 10am.

Program Below: This program is interspersed with excerpts from The Dream Season-The Christmas Harp (Telarc 44625)Yolanda Kondanassis, playing harp, and a solo recording by guitaritst, Keving Gallagher-"AClassical Guitar Chrsitmas)

O, Holy Night-for Church Organ-excerpt-100 Christmas Songs

O, Holy Night-featuring soprano, Sandi Patty from the album "Christmas Live"

O Magnum Myseterium-by Giovanni Gabrieli, performed by the Choir of King's College, Cambridge.

The Children's Song of The Nativity-University of Texas Chamber Singers, directed by Dr. James Morrow, from "The Suite Music of Christmas". KOCH

"Departure" from "Winter Bonfire by Sergei Prokofiev, performed by the New London Orchestra, conducted by Ronald Corp.

2nd Sinfonia from The Christmas Oratorio by J.S. Bach, performed by the English Baroque Soloists, conducted by, John Elliot Gardiner DG 4778735

Lullably of Our Savior, performed by Texas Early Music Project, directed by Daniel Johnson. TXEMP 2014

"Panis Angelicus" by Cesar Franck, performed by Luciano Pavarottie, with the National Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by, Kurt Herbert Adler. Decca 5301

"Sleigh Ride", by Leroy Anderson, performed by the New York Philharmonic, conducted by Skitch Henderson.Sony/CBS 69253

"The Christmas Song" by Mel Torme, sung by Nat King Cole.

The "Nutcracker Suite", (originally by, P. Tchaikosvky) arranged and performed by Les Brown and His Band of Renown

"Jingle Bells"-by James L. Pierpoint, performed by Barabara Streisand from "A Christmas Album"

Silent Night-by, Franz Gruber, performed by Craig Hella Johnson, live at the KMFA Studios







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