21. December 2012 · Comments Off on GENIUS! · Categories: Christmas

I mean it!

From the site:

How does he do it? Composer of Performance Today’s Piano Puzzler Bruce Adolphe answered an unusual request from the brass section of the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra: write a special piece of music that combines our favorite Christmas tunes and our favorite opera arias. He called it Santa & Isolde. How many melodies do you recognize?

If you aren’t familiar with the piano puzzler you really should check it out. Bruce Adolphe is amazing!

21. December 2012 · Comments Off on Veni, veni Emmanuel · Categories: Advent, Videos

Straight from the YouTube page:
Taken from The King’s Singers’ new ‘Christmas’ DVD, recorded in Jerwood Hall at LSO St Lukes.

Veni, veni Emmanuel
Traditional, arranged by Philip Lawson