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Christmas with Julie Andrews

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    Julie Andrews IS Christmas!

    Perhaps no other performer--aside from Andy Williams--do we associate more with the Christmas holiday than Julie Andrews. I can't imagine a Christmas season without Julie's lovely voice. This is classic holiday album that I could not recommend more highly.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    Julies Second Christmas Album (formerly ''The Secret of Christmas'')

    By the mid 70s, Julie had been famous for the Christmas editions of her television show. It was on the first of these that some of the arramgements (and songs) on this album were used (as well as some arrangements from her earlier Andre Previn record from the mid 60s). The AMG reviewers comments made elsewhere here about the ''overproduced'' aspects of the arrangements by Ian Fraser are quite valid . Nevertheless they are effective in transmitting a sense of drama and pensiveness and passion - and in the case of ''In The Bleak MidWinter'' - coldness. really, Julie's interpretations are quite remarkable. Her version of the little known ''See Amid The Winter Snow'' (popular with English choirs) is stirring and heart wrenching as is her version of ''in The Bleak Midwinter'' (also British). Her version of the German carol ''Rocking'' is an exquisite evocative lullaby. However a dramatic stand-out is her version of ''I Wonder As I Wonder'' --- it is shattering and is the only version that surpasses the Barbra Streisand version. Her ''Hark The Herald Angels Sing'' is equally dramatic (though the orchestra could have been toned down a little here) In this album she uses the American melodies to ''It Came Upon A Midnight Clear'', ''O Little Town of Bethlehem'', 'What Child Is This?', ''Hark! The Herald Angels Sing' and ''Away in a Manger'' (in her earlier Christmas album she used British melodies''. Once again her diction intonation, phrasing, breath control and sheer musicality are matchless.

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