Matisyahu’s Hanukkah 2011 playlist

Posted on December 26th, 2011 by Sonos Staff in Music In Culture, Music On Sonos

Hanukkah playlist

Fittingly, our seventh day of playlists falls on the seventh day of Hanukkah, and so we proffer up a mix of songs to complement these last two days of the Festival of Lights. Access the playlist here on Spotify. No Spotify? Create your own version using the track listing below. Are any of your own […]

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Rhapsody’s Dark Side of Santa playlist

Posted on December 24th, 2011 by Sonos Staff in Music In Culture, Music On Sonos

Dark Santa

Our fifth day of playlists falls on the one day a year that Santa has to work his hardest. Can you blame him if he’s not in the best mood? In that spirit, Rhapsody has compiled The Dark Side of Santa playlist–and offers the following Christmas Eve tale: Kris Kringle is quite the mystery. Some […]

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Holiday music from Smithsonian Folkways

Posted on December 23rd, 2011 by Sonos Staff in Music In Culture, Music On Sonos

Smithsonian Folkways

Around the world and throughout history, people celebrate holidays with music. With the weather getting colder in the and the days getting shorter in the Northern hemisphere, people often turn to tradition, family, and music to lighten their lives in the middle of winter. In this playlist, listen to songs of Christmas, Hannukah, and Kwanza. […]

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MOG’s Funky Fresh Christmas playlist

Posted on December 21st, 2011 by Sonos Staff in Music On Sonos

Funky Fresh Christmas playlist

‘Twas the week before Christmas, when all through the cloud, The holiday music was tired, the volume far from loud. The MOG staff was determined, our noses to laptop screens, To bring a breath of fresh air to the music we all need. When out of the speakers there came such a sound! Something so […]

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Beethoven

On December 12, 1792, Ludwig van Beethoven received his first music lesson from renowned composer Joseph Haydn. They initially met almost two years earlier when Haydn, travelling from Vienna, stopped in Bonn on his way to perform in London. When Haydn saw Beethoven again on his return journey, he was so impressed with the young […]

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