One of the things I love about doing this podcast is that I often uncover music that is new-to-me — a piece or a composer that I never have heard about, despite minoring in music in college and playing classical piano for most of my life. The episode I put together today is an example of one such “new-to-me” piece — an unexpectedly gentle and surprisingly accessible collection of piano songs by Franz Liszt: Christmas Tree Suite.
Links Mentioned in this Episode:
Waitlist for Busy Kids/Busy Moms Do Piano
Music Heard in this Episode:
Franz Liszt – The Christmas Tree Suite
Weihnachstraum, S186/R71: IV. Adeste Fideles (March of the Three Holy Kings)
“Glockenspiel” from Weihnachtslied (Liszt)
“Schlummerlied” (Slumber Song) by Franz Liszt – Maria Dolnycky, piano
Liszt – Die Hirten and der Krippe – “In dulce jubilo”
Music Listening Schedule for Episode 86
I’ve created a YouTube playlist for you that includes some performances of music from today’s episode as well as other orchestrations and versions of Christmas Tree Suite. You can view the videos I’ve complied here.
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