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Recording Review: “Carols for Christmas” by Stuart Ross Carlson

On Friday, November 11, Stuart Ross Carlson released his new recording, “Carols for Christmas.” This album comes right in time for the holiday season and will likely be enjoyed by anyone who wants instrumental holiday music. Anyone looking for string-based covers of their favorite Christmas songs should also listen to “Carols for Christmas.” All songs were composed by Stuart Ross Carlson and performed by The A2 String Quartet.

“Carols for Christmas” is comprised of eight songs: “Carol Of The Bells,” “Christmas Morning,” and “Hark! The Herald Angels Sing,” “The First Noel,” “O Holy Night,” “Deck The World With Joy And Bells,” “O Come All Ye Faithful,” and “Silent Night.” Almost all of these songs are recognizable Christmas songs, as they have been longstanding staples in celebrating the religious meaning behind Christmas. The exception is “Christmas Morning,” a song played at a notably fast tempo and in a lighthearted manner, commemorating the morning of Christmas Day as a happy moment. “Carols for Christmas” is a highly recommended listen as it does justice to every one of the Christmas staples through their adaptations by Stuart Ross Carlson.

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To listen to and purchase his other recently released recording, “Portrait of a Landscape: SEASONS,” visit this link.

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Finally, to learn more about Stuart Ross Carlson, visit his website at this link.