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Your Daily Dose of Christmas

 It’s here! I hope that all of your Christmases are merry and bright, even in a year as grating and dark as this has been. Share This Post

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Your Daily Dose of Christmas

 On the Eve, here are a few favorite entire albums of mine! Share This Post

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Your Daily Dose of Christmas

 The Polar Express is rather a polarizing movie, mostly because of the style of animation Robert Zemeckis used in making it. The landscapes and a whole lot of the film’s compositions are frankly gorgeous, and the story is (for me, anyway) … Continue reading

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Your Daily Dose of Christmas

 Here’s an album I grew up with…or maybe it wasn’t quite this album, but it was certainly this guy singing. I most definitely remember this version of “We Three Kings”, but I don’t know if this is actually the original record … Continue reading

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Your Daily Dose of Christmas

 Do you have any musical items on your lifelong wish list? Something you’d be sad if you reached the end of your days and never got to hear? I do! I’d love to attend a performance of Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcracker, … Continue reading

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Your Daily Dose of Christmas

 I had a music teacher in third and fourth grade, when I was going to an elementary school in Hillsboro, OR, who at one point taught us a song from an opera based on the old fairy tale of “Hansel … Continue reading

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Your Daily Dose of Christmas

 And now we’re into the last seven days before Christmas. As tends to be my practice, the selections will get longer as we get close to Christmas, because we could all use more music! This is an entire album by … Continue reading

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Your Daily Dose of Christmas

 Obviously I’ve known for years that Elvis Presley recorded a number of Christmas songs over the years, but I did not know that a bunch of his best-known ones spring from a single album called Elvis’s Christmas Album, and neither … Continue reading

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Your Daily Dose of Christmas

 One of my favorite Christmas carols is “The Wexford Carol”, which has that pre-Western harmony thing going on that gives it an air of mysterious beauty. Here it is, performed by Allison Krauss, Yo Yo Ma, and others. Just wonderful! … Continue reading

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Your Daily Dose of Christmas

 Because we are privileged to live alongside one of the very greatest of all Americans, a person who has generated more light for the world than most power plants…here is Dolly Parton. Share This Post

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