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'Rudolph,' in Latin

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'Rudolph,' in Latin

'Rudolph,' in Latin

'Rudolph,' in Latin

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Hear a unique version of the song "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer." It's in Latin, performed by the choir at Saint Bartholomew's Church in New York City.

RENEE MONTAGNE, host:

And now we bring you one more alternative version of a time-honored holiday tradition, this one courtesy of the choir at St. Bartholomew's Church in New York City. It can be heard tonight during their candlelit Christmas concert. Wedged between a brass arrangement of Mel Torme's "Christmas Song" and children singing "Let Our Gladness Know No End" comes this tune in Latin.

(Soundbite of music)

Choir: (Singing in Latin)

MONTAGNE: Thanks to the choir at St. Bartholomew's Church in New York City singing "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer" in Latin.

This is MORNING EDITION from NPR News. I'm Renee Montagne.

(Soundbite of music)

Choir: (Singing) Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer had a very shiny nose, and if you ever saw it, you would even say it glows. All of the other reindeer used to laugh and call him names. They never let poor Rudolph...

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