“Santa Claus Symphony”

By |2020-12-24T21:31:11-06:00December 21st, 2017|Categories: Christmas, Music|

American composer William Henry Fry wrote the highly enjoyable Santa Claus: Christmas Symphony in 1853, deeming it "the longest instrumental composition ever written on a single subject, with unbroken continuity." This claim, which is probably true, is quite surprising, as is the fact that the legend of Santa Claus was already ingrained in American culture [...]