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Christmas 1984

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    Mannheim Memories

    Mannheim Steamroller is one of my favorites, and somehow I missed this one when it came out, so I was overjoyed to find it still available--a great Christmas present to myself!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    Is 5 stars enough?

    Actually, it's not even half of what I'd give this album. More like 20 stars! If you've never heard the Steamroller before, you're missing out. All of their Christmas albums just blew me away - they're so good!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    Awesome ...

    This is an awesome selection of Chip Davis' holiday music. Every piece gets you into the spirit ... well done !!!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    a ''modern Christmas classic''

    I remember being blown away by the recording of Deck the Halls when I first heard it at the age of 14. It's still a great recording, although it's impact has been diluted somewhat by its ubiquity. At Christmas time, it's hard to get away from all the radio ads and TV ads that use this as background music. It's still an exciting and interesting reinterpretation of the old familiar tune. What's nice is that the rest of the album delves into other textures, especially the second ''side'' (excuse the anachronism) where lutes and harpsichords predominate. Silent Night is lush and gorgeous, especially in its use of strings. Much of their more recent stuff repeats ideas that work well here, or water them down in New Agey cliches (sometimes hovering frighteningly close to elevator music) but this album is still a staple and joy to hear, around Christmas time.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    GREAT

    I am 12 and i love this CD! It takes all my favorite x-mas songs and turns them into really cool remixes! get this CD

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    Posted December 28, 2008

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