The Speed of a Sleigh Ride

Horse-drawn sleigh rides walk or canter - they struggle at a trot.

Although audiences seem to love it, many performers question why I like to conduct Leroy Anderson’s holiday piece “Sleigh Ride” so darn quickly. Here’s why: Audiences love it. Well, actually, there’s more to it than that. Usually, when I get to select my own holiday music programs, I often use Sleigh Ride as an encore […]

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