What if Mozart wrote “White Christmas”? Or Brahms had a version of the Chipmunk song? Or Debussy penned a fantasy on Santa Claus is Coming to Town?
Okay, you get the idea – and it’s not really that wild of an idea; classical composers have worked popular music of their time and place into their works for centuries.
These classically-inspired string orchestra interpretations of holiday pop tunes make for a really pleasant, fun Christmas album. It evokes the great old-style orchestral pops albums, with Arthur Fiedler or Leroy Anderon.
There's a sweet story to what inspired producer Warren Schatz to create this album. Listen to him tell that story and talk more about this music in our interview: