Christmas

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Airs Monday, December 12, at 11 a.m. Scott Blankenship and The Singers' Matt Culloton join forces to review their favorite carols this holiday season. Audiences will love singing along as the two share their top picks for the Christmas season, performed by today's leading artists and ensembles.

Traditional: arr. Culloton: Sussex Carol – The Singers – MN Choral Artists
Traditional: arr. Culloton: Kling, no klokka: – The Singers – MN Choral Artists
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Airs Friday, December 25, at 11 a.m. A celebration of the season as told through the glorious voices of Chanticleer, the 12-voice San Francisco-based men's choir.

Program

Virga Jesse floruit — Plainsong
O Virgo virginum — Josquin des Prez
Sa qui turo zente pleta — Anonymous, 17th Century Portuguese
There is no rose of such vertu — Fredrik Sixten
Molitva ("Prayer") from Tsar Fyodor Ioannovich — Georgy Sviridov:
Die Stimme des Kindes —...

And suddenly it is Christmas. It is rainy and will be in the 70s. Three years ago it snowed on Christmas Day, the first white Christmas here in many decades. This year, we will be wearing T-shirts and shorts. You never know what an East Texas winter will bring. This can be a melancholy season. Many of us equate the Christmas season with tragedy and loss. We push through it and prevail. Everything usually turns out OK as families gather, a few empty seats at the table. But there is a tear in...

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Airs Tuesday, December 22, at 2 p.m. A perennial broadcast favorite featuring the Minneapolis-based ensemble, VocalEssence. Recognized internationally as one of America's premier choral arts organizations, VocalEssence is led by the visionary Philip Brunelle. This year, a tribute to the late Dave Brubeck with his classical Christmas cantata "La Fiesta de la Posada." Playlist Still, Still, Still — Trad arr. Norman Luboff It Came Upon the Midnight Clear — Edmund Sears, arr. P. Brunelle When...

Airs Tuesday, December 8, at 2 p.m. Join the renowned Mormon Tabernacle Choir for a holiday celebration with Carols Then & Now and Rejoice and Be Glad featuring Come, O Come; Dance and Sing; Hark! The Harold Angels Sing; The Story of a Cherished Carol and Beloved Song; O Little Town of Bethlehem; I'll Be Home for Christmas; Angels, From the Realms of Glory; Sussex Carol; One December, Bright and Clear; O Holy Night; The Twelve Days of Christmas; and Oh, Come, All Ye Faithful.

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