Christmas Favorites with Tesfa Wondemagegnehu
PT host Fred Child is joined in the studio by his friend and special co-host Tesfa Wondemagegnehu, a fantastic singer, choral director, inspiring educator and manager of Minnesota Public Radio's Choral Initiatives.
Tesfa has chosen a special playlist of his favorite Christmas performances that show the variety and virtuosity of the human voice. He also reveals the secret to singing the perfect version of Silent Night.
Tesfa's Christmas highlights
- Traditional (arr. Matthew Culloton): Angels We Have Heard on High
- George Frederic Handel (arr. Take 6): Joy to the World
- Franz Gruber (arr. Stephen Paulus): Silent Night
- Franz Biebl: Ave Maria
- Morten Lauridsen: O Magnum Mysterium
- Traditional (arr. Steven Sharp Nelson & Al van der Beek): Carol of the Bells-God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen
- Pietro Antonacci: Sinfonia Pastorale: 2. Pastorale
- Three Mo' Tenors: Have You Heard About the Baby - Glory to the Newborn King
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