Music of the day – Good King Wenceslas

In honor of St. Stephen! Saint Stephen’s Day is a Christian saint’s day to commemorate Saint Stephen, the first Christian martyr, celebrated on 26 December in the Latin Church and 27 December in Eastern Christianity.

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6 Responses to Music of the day – Good King Wenceslas

  1. MaryfromMarin says:

    The movie this comes from—“A Castle Christmas”, aka, “A Victorian Christmas in Song”—is wonderful. It is a yearly must-watch in our home, along with a traditional high tea.

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    • czarina33 says:

      I’ll look for it. My mother and I went to high tea at the Empress Hotel in Banff. Doesn’t look like a castle, but high tea was divine. Rooms are just under $1000 a night, so we did not stay in the hotel, but I could stay in the lobby and on the porches and grounds all day and pretend.

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      • MaryfromMarin says:

        Very pricey if you can find it. We just bought a DVD version for $90, but our VHS tapes were getting so worn out after dozens of years! Full disclosure: we watch this along with “A Child’s Christmas in Wales”, while we stuff ourselves with tea, cheese and crackers, little sandwiches, cottage cheese, fresh fruit, and more tea.


  2. auscitizenmom says:

    I will have to look for it, too. I don’t remember ever seeing it.

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