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A Composer's Christmas
Jeffrey Reid Baker, Piano & Orchestra
Total Time: 72 minutes

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"Mr. Baker has given us another amazing experience from what the New York Times called his "intergalactic music box." He is a sort of impish musical chameleon, seemingly able to create just about any illusion electronically; the wonderful thing is, these are more than tricks: they are fascinating statements of "what might have been" had Richard Wagner, for example, written "O Holy Night" instead of the "Pilgrims' Chorus" in Tannhäuser". - Author Bill Parker
ALBUM TRACKS & AUDIO SAMPLES
Click on a speaker to hear an audio excerpt from each track
Tchaikovsky's God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen Ballet
Vivaldi's We Wish You A Merry Christmas Concerto
Chopin's We Three Kings Nocturne
Bach's Angels We've Heard On High Concerto
Liszt's Twelve Days of Christmas Hungarian Rhapsody
Beethoven's Deck The Halls Fantasy
Schubert's Hark The Herald Angels Sing Impromptu
Mozart's Old St. Nicholas Up On The Housetop Concerto
Brahms' Away In a Manger Waltz
Saint-Saens' The Swan Came Upon A Midnight Clear"
Gabrieli's Good Christian Men Rejoice Canzone
Wagner's O Holy Night Prelude
Schumann's Christmascenen (Seven Christmas Carols)
Strauss' Silent Night & Venite Adoremus Waltzes
Mussorgsky's Oh Come All Ye Faithful to the Great Gate
Anonymous' What Child Is This Galliard
Satie's The First Noel Gymnopedie
Rachmaninoff's O Come Emmanuel Concerto No. 2