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I think it's great how music becomes

part of a family's traditions. Love that classic Rudolf song! In my case...

My grandfather had come to America from Germany as a young teen. At some point my mother visited Switzerland & Germany and brought back an album, "Alpine Echoes," that she'd play every year when my grandparents stayed with us at Christmas. He loved those songs. So it's an association I have. For me, it's not Christmas without a bit of yodeling and this image in mind That album is long lost, but I've acquired some like it. Here's a song that beautifully captures the sound of harmonies that, in this house, mean Christmastime.

When we try to pick out anything by itself, we find it hitched to everything else in the Universe.
~ John Muir