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Fred Child

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December 19, 2012

9:01 AM
The Bells of Christmas: a medley of two modern carols from "The Santa Clause"
Artist : West Edge String Quartet
Album : Christmas Around The World
Composer : Michael Convertino and Loreena McKennitt (arr. Kermit Poling)
Label : Centaur 3087
9:36 AM
Sound the Bells
Artist : Recording Arts Orchestra; John Williams, cond.
Album : John Williams: American Journey
Composer : John Williams
Label : Sony 89364
10:01 AM
Angelus Ad Virginem
Artist : Benedictines of Mary, Queen of Apostles
Album : Advent at Ephesus
Composer : Anonymous, 13th-14th century
Label : Decca 17837-02
10:04 AM
Hodie Christus natus est, Gregorian Antiphon to the Magnificat, Vespers for Christmas Day
Artist : Apollo’s Singers; Jeannette Sorrell, conductor, Apollo’s Fire
Album : Sacrum Mysterium: A Celtic Christmas Vespers
Composer : NA
Label : AV2269
10:53 AM
Flute Sonata
Artist : Irena Grafenauer, flute
Album : Sonatas & Partita for Flute & Continuo
Composer : Johann Sebastian Bach
Label : Philips 422061