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Jess Gillam with... Eric Whitacre (This Classical Christmas)

Jess Gillam and composer Eric Whitacre get all Christmassy and share their favourite festive sounds, including music from Prokofiev, Darlene Love, Danny Elfman and Nat King Cole.

Jess Gillam and composer Eric Whitacre get all Christmassy and share their favourite festive sounds including music from Prokofiev, Darlene Love, Danny Elfman and Nat King Cole.

Playlist:
Prokofiev – Lieutenant Kije Suite, Op. 60; IV Troika (Royal Scottish National Orchestra, Neeme Jarvi)
Darlene Love – Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)
Danny Elfman – What’s This?
Ella Fitzgerald – The Secret of Christmas
Philip Lawson - Lullay My Liking (The King’s Singers)
Leroy Anderson - Sleigh Ride (Royal Scottish National Orchestra, Christopher Bell)
Gustav Holst (Arr. Gjeilo) – In the Bleak Midwinter (Voces8)
Jacob Collier - In the Bleak Midwinter
Nat King Cole - The Christmas Song (Merry Christmas To You)

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29 minutes

Music Played

  • Darius Milhaud

    Brazileira from Scaramouche suite

    Performer: Jess Gillam. Performer: Andee Birkett. Performer: Zeynep Ozsuca-Rattle. Ensemble: Tippett Quartet.
    • Decca Classics.
  • Sergei Prokofiev

    Lieutenant Kije Suite, Op. 60; IV Troika

    Orchestra: Royal Scottish National Orchestra. Conductor: Neeme Järvi.
    • Chandos.
  • Darlene Love

    Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)

    • London Records.
  • Danny Elfman

    What's This?

    • Pickwick Records.
  • Ella Fitzgerald

    The Secret of Christmas

    • Verve Records.
  • Philip Lawson

    Lullay my liking

    Ensemble: The King’s Singers.
    • Signum.
  • Leroy Anderson

    Sleigh Ride

    Orchestra: Royal Scottish National Orchestra. Conductor: Christopher Bell.
    • SIGNUM.
  • Gustav Holst

    In the Bleak Midwinter (Arr. Gjeilo)

    Choir: VOCES8.
    • Winter.
    • Decca.
  • Harold Edwin Darke

    In the Bleak Midwinter (Arr. Jacob Collier)

    Performer: Jacob Collier. Music Arranger: Jacob Collier.
    • Jacob Collier.
  • Nat King Cole

    The Christmas Song (Merry Christmas To You)

    • Capitol Records.
  • Eric Whitacre

    Sleep

    Choir: Eric Whitacre Singers. Choir: Laudibus. Conductor: Eric Whitacre.
    • Eric Whitacre, Light & Gold.
    • Decca.
    • 16.

Broadcast

  • Sat 19 Dec 2020 12:30

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