Classical 91.5 Celebrates Thanksgiving with Two Holiday Favorites
(Rochester, NY) – Celebrate Thanksgiving and tune in to special holiday programming from WXXI and Classical 91.5 FM! First, listen to an uplifting program of songs, stories, and Thanksgiving spirit in Giving Thanks with John Birge, airing Thursday, November 22, 2012 at 9 a.m., and again at 5 p.m. on Classical 91.5/FM-HD 91.5-1. For listeners in the kitchen, on the road, or relaxing after the feast, Giving Thanks provides the perfect atmosphere for Thanksgiving: the warmth of great music, and truly memorable words. Between the music, no clichés about pilgrims and pumpkin pies. Instead, it's a contemporary celebration of the spirit of Gratitude. Giving Thanks will also air on AM 1370 at 1 p.m. and 10 p.m.
Also, listeners will enjoy Thanksgiving with Cantus, airing Thanskgiving Day at 1 p.m. on Classical 91.5/FM-HD 91.5-1. Joined by America’s male chorus Cantus, host Allison Young brings an hour of singing and story-telling about gratitude and what it is to be thankful in this one-hour special. The playlist for the program includes: Come Ye Thankful People, Come, Finlandia, Simple Gifts, Alleluia, Heal the World, Hard Times Come Again No More, Wanting Memories, Goin' Home and 23rd Psalm.
Pictured: Giving Thanks Host John Birge
Credit: Minnesota Pulbic Radio
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