Holiday Treats

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Monday, December 24, 2007

We offer a few musical treats for Christmas Eve, including "Phil Kline's Holiday Mix," "A Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols," and the "WNYC Hip But Mellow Holiday Snack Mix."

Phil Kline's Holiday Mix

Phil Kline's boombox composition "Unsilent Night" has become a cult holiday tradition, played annually in the streets of dozens of cities around the world. From serious and spiritual to funky and fun, Kline takes up the DJ's seat and spins his favorite holiday music.


A Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols

In 1918, the then-new dean of King's Chapel, 34-year-old Eric Milner-White, wanted to try something innovative and beyond the standard liturgy of the Church of England. So, he wove together scripture and song, called on readers of various ages from school and town, and made up this truly magical progression ...

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WNYC's Hip But Mellow Holiday Snack Mix

You won't find any "Sugar Plum Fairies" here — but you just might make some new musical friends, as we present genre-spanning Holiday music from around the world. The perfect accompaniment for your last-minute gift wrapping!


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