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Christmas In Switzerland - Una Notte di Natale (C 82/1982)

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An edition based on traditional carols from southern Switzerland in regional Ticinese dialect.

This content was published on April 9, 2008 - 15:19

The combination of music with original narration expresses to great effect the warmth and unifying spirit symbolised by the birth of Christ. The play was written, composed and directed by Claudio Cavadini.

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Claudio Cavadini: Una Notte di Natale
Ticino children's choir - The Piccoli Cantori della Turita; The Barta Wind Quartet (which comprises soloists of the Symphony Orchestra of the Italian-Swiss Radio); Claudio Cavadini, conductor

Production information

Musica Helvetica. Christmas In Switzerland MH-C82. Una Notte di Natale. Produced 1982 for SBC / SRI by Lance Tschannen.

Background information

Switzerland is a small alpine nation shaped and influenced by great cultural cross-currents that have swept through Europe over centuries. Out of elements of diversity, the people of this country have forged a distinctly Swiss identity. And music is one of its most eloquent expressions. "Musica Helvetica" explores different facets of music in Switzerland from its earliest beginnings to the latest works of modern Swiss composers, from folk music to rock and jazz. This historical series span the years 1973 to 1998. These recordings are not available.

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