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Our Christmas Elf Has Songs To Light The Darkness

Ron Cohen, Robin Young’s former choirmaster, at the WBUR studios. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Ron Cohen, Robin Young’s former choirmaster, at the WBUR studios. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)

Host Robin Young’s yearly visit with her former choir director, Ron Cohen, focuses on songs of light and hope for this pandemic Christmas.

Music From The Segment

Luciano Pavarotti, “Cantique de Noel”

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Angela Lansbury, “We Need a Little Christmas” from the musical “Mame”

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 Peter, Paul & Mary, “Light One Candle”

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The Monteverdi Choir, “Cum Sancto Spiritu”

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The Mormon Tabernacle Choir with GENTRI, “Let There Be Peace On Earth and Let it Begin With Me”

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Robert Shaw, “O Come, O Come, Emmanuel”

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This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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