Traditional Classical Music for Christmas

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Saturday, December 22, 2012

Do you know who Hansel and Gretel, Clara and Amahl are? They’re characters who come alive in some classical Christmas favorites. You can hear their music this week on Classics for Kids.

Music used within the program:

George Frideric Handel: From Messiah
Ev’ry Valley
For Unto Us
He Shall Feed His Flock
Hallelujah Chorus

Englebert Humperdinck: Hansel and Gretel
Opening and Evening Prayer

Gian Carlo Menotti: Amahl and the Night Visitors
Shepherds’ Dance
This is my Box
Do You Really Want to Go?

Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky: The Nutcracker
Russian Dance

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