Part Two of a series on the music of war with a full airing of the War Requiem
by Benjamin Britten and martial music from other composers through the ages.
A celebration of the holiday season with sacred Christmas music by Gabrielli, Schutz, Berlioz, Vaughan Williams and others.
We ring in the season by listening to secular holiday music from the Renaissance through the 20th Century.
We close out the year by listening to some notable "last" compositions by Haydn, Bruckner, and others.