Music for holiday living.
Mindy Ratner

Mindy Ratner’s Holiday Album Picks

Classical MPR's hosts were asked to list their top holiday albums. Here is Mindy Ratner's choice:
  • Elijah's Violin
    Elijah’s Violin (Four-Tay 4030)

    Violinist Zina Schiff and pianist Cameron Grant have made several CDs together – some, strictly classical, as in their brand-new CD of the Brahms Violin Sonatas on the MSR label, and some with a Jewish theme. Even though the musical selections on “Elijah’s Violin” are not specifically related to Chanukah, they are all by Jewish composers, and many of the pieces are recorded here for the first time. It’s a wonderfully crafted exploration of a repertoire that deserves to be known

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Taste of the Holidays Taste of the Holidays Vol. 1
The 21 song collection gathers together holiday classics such as "Joy to the World" performed by Choral Arts Ensemble, "The Christmas Song" by the Dolce Wind Quartet, "Greensleeves" by The Copper Street Brass Quintet, among others. The cd features a wonderful selection of classical music along with delicious recipes from Lynne Rossetto Kasper and The Splendid Table.

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A Chanticleer Christmas


Gifts for the Classical Music Lover
ArkivMusic presents a collection of the best classical music for gift-giving this holiday season. Including rare and value-priced items, this gift guide contains something for any classical music lover.
2011 Holiday Music Picks

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The Splendid Table's "How to Weekends"
The Splendid Table's "How To Eat Weekends"
100 recipes and tips from The Splendid Table for your weekend cooking enjoyment!
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