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The Composer Chronicles

74 EpisodesProduced by Alexandrian MediaWebsite

Stephen Trygar recounts the stories of composers past and present through the music they write. Historical episodes focus on a particular work by the featured composer and examines their life during the time the piece was written and performed. Additionally, living composers, musicians, industry pro… read more

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*BONUS* - Ep. 30: Christmas Music from Around the World (Collection 1)

This time of year, our ears are filled with the sounds of holiday music on repeat, but do we know where they came from? This Christmas Eve, enjoy the origins and histories of some of the world's most famous Christmas songs and carols, including "Winter Wonderland," "Jingle Bells," "O Tannenbaum," "Silent Night," and "O Holy Night." 

"Jingle Bells" original chorus melody: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:One_Horse_Open_Sleigh_chorus_notation.jpg#/media/File:One_Horse_Open_Sleigh_chorus_notation.jpg 

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Theme music is by Daryl Banner: https://darylbanner.bandcamp.com/ 

Music used in this episode:
"Jingle Bells" (Jazz Edition) by James Lord Pierpont, arr. Dexter Green
"O Tannenbaum" arr. Johannes Bornlof
"Silent Night" by Franx Xaver Gruber, arr. One Man Quartet
"O Holy Night" by Adolphe Adam, arr. Johannes Bornlof
A Sleigh Ride Into Town by Howard Harper-Barnes
A Winter's Night by Etienne Roussel
Angels in the Mist by Etienne Roussel
Christmas Wonders by Howard Harper-Barnes
Falling Snow by Mike Franklyn
Just One Wish by Brightarm Orchestra
On Christmas Morning by Howard Harper-Barnes

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