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Monday, December 27, 2010

Tu Scendi Dalle Stelle - Italy's Favorite Christmas Carol

Rosa, our co-blogger at the Academy, tells me that this carol is traditionally sung in her family on Christmas Eve, before leaving for Midnight Mass.  Its popularity is confirmed by John Sonnen over at Orbis Catholicus Secundus, who informs us that it was written by St. Alphonsus Liguori in 1754.  Here is Andrea Boccelli with a beautiful rendition:

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