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Santa's on his way
Click on the following application for Santa's way across the world!
Santa is also coming via satellite.
A little background on Santa's journey, and some of the places he will visit.
Silent night, one of the world's most favorite Christmas carols.
I have heard silent night since I was extremely young, but I never knew until now the story behind it.
And don't forget the Nutcracker
In American music for the holidays, the Nutcracker plays a very special role. Here is a Russian version, featuring Valery Gergiev, conductor, and the Marlinsky Theatre Orchestra:
A quite incredible piano version, played by Alexei Volodin at the Mariinsky Concert Hall. To my mind, this is wonderful music for the piano.
"The Messiah" is also a longtime Christmas favorite