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Arts Desk

A Grand-Old Seasonal Tradition

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It’s been more than 50 years since The Philadelphia Orchestra recorded one of its best-selling albums - The Glorious Sound of Christmas with Eugene Ormandy. Each year the orchestra reprises that album in a series of perennially popular concerts.

For the Orchestra's musicians, performing such well-known and popular holiday music has its own rewards. For violinist Davyd Booth, who, as a child, listened with his family each year to their LP of The Glorious Sound, this music still engages him, personally and professionally.

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Listen to more of Jim's interview with Philadelphia Orchestra violinist, Davyd Booth.