The Interlochen Collection: Christmas

Dec 21, 2020

Joseph and Faye Maddy in 1964
Credit Interlochen Center for the Arts

On this edition of The Interlochen Collection, it’s a variety of sacred and secular music for the Christmas season. 


Episode playlist

Mykola Leontovich, Carol of the Bells; Mel Torme, Christmas Song; Hays and Johnson, Blue Christmas; Various composers, Away in a Manger/Silent Night; Interlochen Arts Academy Student Trombone Quartet (2010-11 Academy year)

Benjamin Britten, A Ceremony of Carols; High School Women’s Choir (1998)

George Frederic Handel (arr. Ormandy), Christmas Pastorale; Byron Hanson/Interlochen Arts Academy Orchestra (1981-82 Academy year)

John Hilliard, Ave Maria; Interlochen Arts Academy Brass Ensemble (2006-07 Academy year)

Antonio Vivaldi, Magnificat; Kenneth Jewell/Interlochen Arts Academy Choir (1977-78 Academy year)

The archival recordings heard on this program are available thanks in part to The Association for Recorded Sound Collections' Classical Music Preservation Grant, support from our listeners, and the Hamer D. and Phyllis C. Shafer Foundation. 
Monica Yost provided research and production support.