Sit down in front of the tree: Little Tree, Whitacre
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10. Sit down in front of the tree: Little Tree, Whitacre
A beautiful ode to a Christmas tree by E. E. Cummings, written in the voice of a child as they look up to the gold baubles and bright shining lights. The setting by Eric Whitacre is gorgeously simple, portraying childish naivety with skipping choral lines and twinkling piano.