Join host Elena See as she plays a mix of wintry and nostalgic classical pieces designed to accompany listeners as they enjoy cozy wintertime activities.
The Danish concept of hygge, pronounced "HYEW-guh," has no literal English translation, but in spirit it's close to coziness, comfort and togetherness. Hygge is about savoring and celebrating the moments and elements in our control; a reframed perspective on being housebound during the coldest months of the year.
• Fritz Kreisler: Midnight Bells — Robert McDuffie, violin; Cincinnati Pops Orchestra
• Jean Sibelius: Talvikuva (Winter Scene) from Five Sketches — Bengt Forsberg, piano
• Antonio Vivaldi: Winter from the Four Seasons — Australian Chamber Orchestra
• Fritz Kreisler: Love's Sorrow — Joshua Bell, violin
• Claude Debussy: The Snow is Dancing from Children's Corner — Stephen Hough, piano
• Peter Tchaikovsky: January (At the Fireside) from The Seasons — Lang Lang, piano
• Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Sleigh Ride — New York Philharmonic
• Sergei Prokofiev: Troika from Lieutenant Kije — Boston Pops Orchestra
• Howard Blake: The Snowman: Walking in the Air — Michael Chertock, piano
• Peter Tchaikovsky: Selections from the Nutcracker: Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy, Waltz of the Flowers, Final Waltz and Apotheosis — Berlin Philharmonic
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