Day 6: Christina Rossetti/Gustav Holst – “In The Bleak Midwinter”
Snow and sleet came to Pittsburgh today, and that reminds me of the classic Christmas hymn, “In The Bleak Midwinter.” The Gustav Holst setting was a Christmas Eve tradition with the choir I directed back in Boston, so it has a special place in my heart.
Here’s a version sung at King’s College Cambridge:
And here’s a more recent cover by a trio of Canadian singers:
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