And That’s a Wrap…on Christmas Movie Music 2020!

December 26, 2020, 8:55 am

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Happy Boxing Day!

We’ll be wrapping up our month-long celebration of “Christmas At The Movies” on this Saturday’s edition of Soundtrack!

Two new guest contributors, Robbie Ellis and The Midnight Special‘s Marilyn Rea Beyer, will share some special holiday moments in movie music.

And Soundtrack regulars, Michael Phillips, Greg Broderick and Maggie Clennon Reberg will tie a bow on this festive season with picks of their own.


Thomas Newman:  A Waltz for Alice, from the soundtrack of Let Them All Talk.

Franz Waxman: Auld Lang Syne Variations, performed by Kremerata Baltica.

Carl Zittrer & Paul Zaza: The Bumpas Hounds Make the Rounds, from the original motion picture soundtrack of A Christmas Story.

Tchaikovsky: Trepac, from The Nutcracker, Fritz Reiner conducting the Chicago Symphony Orchestra.

John Williams: Holiday Flight, from Home Alone, the composer leading the Boston Pops.

Howard Blake: Walking in the Air, from The Snowman.

Beethoven: Ode To Joy/Symphony #9 in d, op. 125, “Choral Symphony” Soloists, Swedish Radio Choir, Berlin Philharmonic; Claudio Abbado.