My work asked me to make a holiday playlist and it’s pretty darn delightful, so here it is for you to enjoy (Spotify)
Anditionally, I’m reading Jan Swafford’s most excellent biography of Brahms right now, so I madeÂ a playlist with everything Brahms published in his lifetime, in the order in which it was published. This took freaking foreverÂ so I hope someone else will find it of use.
Finally, I feel it’s always worth mentioning that way back when, I wrote some tunes both Lenten and Natal. My favorites are a Magnificat in two movementsÂ for solo soprano and chamber orchestra:
And an anthem for choir, brass, organ & timpani, “Glory to God“:
Ho ho ho!