All is calm…traditional carols–some magical, some mystical–all quiet, all lovely. The soothing sounds of orchestral instruments in contemporary settings provide a peaceful background for the holidays. Have a quiet Christmas.

“If you want music for a traditional Christmas, look no farther than David Miller’s Quiet Christmas. Working wonders on his keyboard, Miller presents a starry array of carols with the sounds of harp, symphonic strings, pipe organ, oboe, toy piano, horns, and other instruments that honor the sanctity of the music. Miller’s arrangements are sensitive and glowing, yet give a sense of full-bodied richness. This is music you can trust; you won’t be ambushed by sleigh bells or have to duck mistletoe. You can sink into this album and really meditate on the true meaning of Christmas. My favorite is ‘Rorate Coeli Desuper,’ a traditional Scottish tune with broad, noble plains of strings.”

—Carol Wright,