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Sleigh Ride for String Quartet

Surprisingly, Leroy Anderson first had the idea for Sleigh Ride during a heat wave in 1946 before finishing it two years later. Since then, the upbeat piece has become a worldwide sensation, so come on! It’s lovely weather for a sleigh ride together with you (and you and you and you)!

Produced by From the Top and WGBH

“Sleigh Ride”
By Leroy Anderson
Arr. Dewi Tudor Jones

Additional editing by Noah Craigwell

Special thanks to Anthony Rudel, Terry Quinn, and Antonio Oliart

Recorded at WGBH’s Fraser Performance Studio; Boston, MA

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