Hear what Stuart refers to as ‘great singers and great songs’.
with CINDY KENT
THE DAWN christmas CHORUS
Christmas with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir
with JANE MARKHAM
with JOHN WALTON. An agreeable mix of inspired orchestration, exquisite close harmony, master crooners and divas of delight.
with PETER TOMLINSON. The perfect soundtrack to a Christmas afternoon.
Sing Something Seasonal
The Adams Singers
Directed by CLIFF ADAMS
Accompanied by JACK EMBLOW
Steyn’s seasonal Song of the Week
MARK STEYN tells the fascinating stories behind some of the great standards of the 20th century – with classic performances, rare recordings and archive interviews with the people who wrote them.
Produced by BRIAN SAVIN
Repeated Thursday 9pm
Big Band christmas Special
Throw away that empty stocking and don your dancing shoes as you recall the seasonal swing music and songs of your teens. Presented by JOHNNY BEERLING.
Repeated Tuesday at 9pm
The christmas Light Programme
with DAVID CORBETT
Two hours of Light Music and Light Classical Music.
Home of the Stars
KEVIN TAYLOR provides the perfect holiday soundtrack from the ‘Home of the Stars’ in Palm Springs, CA. Enjoy the warm sounds of Christmas and festive favourites whilst you’re working on your Christmas cards, baking, wrapping presents, trimming the tree, or getting together with family and friends.
11.0 – 12.0
A jazzy little christmas
Chet Baker, Kenny Ball, Jamie Cullum, Jimmy Smith and Diana Krall – they all made Christmas records. You can hear some of their work as you relax with a mince pie and a glass of port with JOHN HELLINGS
Repeated Wednesday at 9pm