Barely a Week Before Christmas, But We Just Couldn’t Wait!

December 19, 2020, 8:55 am

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Christmas is Coming, the Goose is Getting Fat, Christmas Movie Music for You this Sat(urday)!!

In addition to festive favorite from Chicago Tribune film critic Michael Phillips, WFMT producer and gaming-guru Greg Broderick, and Soundtrack host Maggie, we are pleased to welcome back guest contributor Anna Goldbeck and introduce a new member of the Soundtrack Family, Senior Vice President and Chief Development Officer (and big holiday movie softie!), Jill Britton.

Anna and Jill will gift us with two of the most beloved holiday classics ever!

Playlist

Al Kryszak: A Holiday Pageant at Home, music for the Turner Classics Network performed by harpist Beth Anne Breneman.

Irving Berlin: The Best Things Happen While You’re Dancing, Count Your Blessings, and Snow; music featured in the 1954 holiday classic, White Christmas with Danny Kaye, Bing Crosby and Rosemary Clooney.

Irving Berlin: White Christmas performed by The King’s Singers.

Christopher Drake: The Night Before Christmas, from the videogame Batman Arkham series.

Richard Rodgers: My Favourite Things, from The Sound of Music, in a piano arrangement by Stephen Hough.

Hugo Friedhofer: selections from The Bishop’s Wife original motion picture soundtrack

William Hirtz: A Wizard of Oz Fantasy, performed by Jon Kimura Parker.

Victor Herbert: the prelude from Babes In Toyland in a recording by the Razumovsky Symphony.