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Light and Gold - Christmas with Eric Whitacre

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Listen on December 25, 2015 at 4pm on WMHT-FM

Eric Whitacre is the most popular choral composer today, and his works are beloved by choirs throughout the world. In this one-hour programs, he introduces the music with co-host Brian Newhouse and describes the often-colorful backstory of how each piece came to be.

Playlist

Whitacre: Little Tree - Brigham Young University Singers, Ronald Staheli, cond.

Whitacre: Glow - Eric Whitacre Singers, Eric Whitacre, cond.

Whitacre: Winter - The Choral Project

Lauridsen: O Magnum Mysterium - Polyphony, Stephen Layton, cond.

Poulenc: Hodie - Polyphony, Stephen Layton, cond.

Whitacre: Lux Aurumque - Eric Whitacre Singers, Eric Whitacre, cond.

Whitacre: Lux Aurumque (Wind Band version) - North Texas Wind Symphony, Eugene Corporan, cond.

Whitacre: Lux Nova - Eric Whitacre Singers, Eric Whitacre, cond.

Whitacre: The Chelsea Carol - Eric Whitacre Singers, Eric Whitacre, cond.