The Bartered Bride - Overture Bedrich Smetana Download 'The Bartered Bride - Overture' on iTunes
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Christmas carols in a minor key
Translated as 'A child is born in Bethlehem', this 13th Century text is set to a beautiful 14th Century tune. The sparse harmonies and quick running vocal lines contribute to the wintery feel of the music.