Christmas stories and music

Continuing the Christmas theme, a recollection of the Christmas recordings of my childhood: just two, both on 78s. There’s the sentimental celebration of secular Christmas, Dickens’s A Christmas Carol, in a recording with Lionel Barrymore playing Ebenezer Scrooge. And a sentimental celebration of the religious holiday, Charles Tazewell’s The Littlest Angel, in a version read … Continue reading Christmas stories and music