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On Vaughan Williams' Fantasia on Christmas Carols

I heard this on Chicago's excellent classical music station, WFMT, the other day. It's Ralph (pronounced 'Rafe', if you weren't already familiar with the weird customs of the British upper classes) Vaughan Williams' 'Fantasia on Christmas Carols' -- a marvellous piece of music, somewhat appropriate for the day. If you listen to the entire work for long enough, it starts off sounding like something by Benjamin Britten, and ends up sounding like something by Leonard Bernstein.

When I searched for this on YouTube, the versions that kept appearing were filmed in Newcastle, England, which is actually where I was born.

Feliz Navidad a todo el mundo.



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