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WABE’s Music Contributor Scott Stewart Serves Up His Thanksgiving Playlist

PJ Policarpio’s Thanksgiving spread, last year. The feast includes Filipino paella, a noodle dish called palabok and lumpia, fried egg rolls.
PJ Policarpio’s Thanksgiving spread, last year. The feast includes Filipino paella, a noodle dish called palabok and lumpia, fried egg rolls.
Credit PJ Policarpio

It’s the day before Thanksgiving, and we are adopting an “attitude of gratitude.”

As we look back on the year and make preparations for the winter, Dr. Scott Stewart shared a feast of music for your Thanksgiving playlist.

Thanksgiving Playlist: 

  1. “Harvest Home Suite Autumn” by Jay Ungar and Molly Mason
  2. “I thank God for Most This Amazing Day” by Eric Whitacre
  3. “October” by Eric Whitacre
  4. “Prairie Hymn” by Joseph Curiale
  5. “Autumn Reflections” by Jennifer Higdon
  6. “Autumn Music” by Jennifer Higdon
  7. “Otoño porteño by Astor Piazzolla *[fun fact: The adjective “porteño” refers to natives of Buenos Aires, and in “Otoño”—or Autumn—we get an impression of fall there.]
  8. “Charlie Brown Thanksgiving” by Vince Guaraldi
  9. “Our Town Suite” by Aaron Copland
  10. “Harvest Time” by Thomas Newman [from the movie “Little Women”]
  11. “The Ludlows” by James Horner [from “Legends of the Fall”]